How to factory reset a Mac

Looking to reset your computer to its factory settings? macOS Ventura makes it a little easier than before, but you have options no matter your Mac or OS version.

  1. From the Apple menu  in the corner of your screen, choose “System Settings”.
  2. Click “General” in the sidebar.
  3. Click “Transfer or Reset” on the right.
  4. Click “Erase All Content and Settings”. Don’t see this button?

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