Turn off Macbook display with the power button in OS X Mavericks

Image Courtesy of Tips and Tricks in Mavericks

Use the power button to turn off your Macbook's display in OS X Mavericks


Here's how you can use the power button on your Macbook to quickly turn off its display in OS X Mavericks.

1. Push the power button for one second, this will turn off the display on your Macbook.

2. If you push it for about three seconds, you'll see the shut down menu appear.

Using option #1 is a quick way to shut your Macbook's screen down so you save power. It's certainly faster than waiting for the display to turn itself off via the power settings.

Read more: Tips and Tricks in Mavericks

This article is published as part of the IDG Contributor Network. Want to Join?

Free Course: JavaScript: The Good Parts
View Comments
You Might Like
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies