macOS Mojave Overheating (Fixed)


Every update of macOS creates many problems on Mac. Likewise, Mojave also has some issues. One of the important issue is overheating. Here I am going to tell you the solutions to fix Mojave overheating. If you have the same problem this article will help you to fix it.
Why Does My Mac Becomes overheating?
Overheating is usual after updating your system to a new Operating System. So wait for a week. If it continues, take a step to solve it.
Solution 1: Reset SMC
If your Mac has a non-removable battery,

  1. Shut down your Mac by pressing the Power Button.
  2. Press and hold the Shift + Control + Option + Power Button simultaneously.
  3. Then release the keys at the same time.
  4. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.

If your Mac has a removable battery,

  1. Remove the battery out of your Mac.
  2. Press and hold the Power Button for 5 seconds.
  3. Insert the battery into your Mac.
  4. Turn on your Mac.

Solution 2: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode
Restarting your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues in the Mac. But you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key immediately after pressing the Power Button.
  4. You can see the Apple Logo on the screen. Don’t leave the Shift key when you see the Apple Logo.
  5. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  6. Select your User Account and then enter the Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.

Note: If it doesn’t work out, leave Safe Mode and then try next solution. To leave Safe Mode, restart your Mac via Apple menu->Restart. Wait until your Mac restarts.
Solution 3: Check CPU activity using Activity Monitor
Make sure that Mac apps not using more of the CPU than its limit.

  1. Launch Activity Monitor->View->All Processes.
  2. Click “% CPU”.
  3. Check how much CPU is used by each app and whether apps are using the CPU within its limit or not.

If the apps on your Mac using more of the CPU than its limit, fix this issue first.
Solution 4: Fix disk errors in Recovery Mode

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Press the Power Button.
  3. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. After that macOS Utilities window will appear with 4 options. Tap “Disk Utility”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.
  6. Select the disk/drive (Macintosh HD) that you want to repair.
  7. Select First Aid->Run. This action will check disk for errors.
  8. Click “Done”.
  9. Close Disk Utility.
  10. Restart your Computer via Apple menu->Restart.

Solution 5: Reinstall Mojave

  1. Press and hold the Power Button to turn off your Mac.
  2. Press the Power Button to turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  4. Keep pressing Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  5. After that macOS Utilities window will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  6. Tap “Continue”.
  7. You will be prompted to choose your hard disk/drive. If you are not asked to select your disk, tap “Show All Disks”. You may need to enter your Apple ID.
  8. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed.
  9. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

Other Solutions:

  1. Make sure that vents are not blocked.
  2. Don’t use your Mac on your lap, bed, and pillow.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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