How To Factory Reset A Macbook Air 2017

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Are you looking for information on the 2017 MacBook Air and how to factory reset it? You’ve come to the right place! Here we’ll give you a comprehensive overview of the MacBook Air 2017, dive into its features, and explain how to reset it.

The 2017 Apple MacBook Air is a 13-inch laptop with a Retina display. It was released in June of 2017 and is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor that can be upgraded to an i7. The laptop comes with 8GB or 16GB of RAM, 128 GB or 256 GB of storage space, and up to 12 hours of battery life. It also has two USB 3 ports, a Thunderbolt 2 port, and an SDXC card slot for expanding storage.

The MacBook Air 2017 has a sleek design that is lightweight and easy to carry around. The laptop has good viewing angles thanks to its Retina display whch has 4 times the resolution of standard displays. The laptop also offers great audio quality with stereo speakers that provide clear sound at low volumes.

In terms of performance, the MacBook Air 2017 offers solid performance for everyday tasks such as web browsing, video streaming, and document editing. It can also handle more intensive tasks such as video editing and gaming but may struggle with more demanding applications like CAD software or 3D rendering programs.

Now that you know more about the 2017 MacBook Air let’s talk about how to factory reset it if you need to start fresh. To do this, first make sure you have backed up all your important data as it will be lost during the reset process. Then power down your computer and press Command+R on startup unil you see the macOS Utilities window appear on screen. From here select Disk Utility from the list of options and then click Erase from the top menu bar. Select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) from the Format dropdown menu before clicking Erase at the bottom right side of the window. Once complete restart your computer by selecting Restart from macOS Utilities window or pressing Command+Q when prompted after erasing your disk drive completely. After restarting your Mac will be restored back to factory settings without any personal data stored on it so make sure you have backed up all your important files before attempting this process!

We hope this blog post helps povide clarity on both what makes up the 2017 MacBook Air and how to factory reset it if needed!

Restoring a Macbook Air to Its Factory Settings

Restoring your Macbook Air to its factory settings is a straightforward process. First, you will need to back up any important files and documents that you want to keep. Then, shut down the Macbook Air and disconnect any peripheral devices. Next, press and hold the Command (?) and R keys simultaneously whle turning your Macbook on. This will open the macOS Utilities window. Select “Disk Utility” from the list of options in this window, select your Macbook’s hard drive from the left side of the window, then click “Erase” in the main pane. Choose “Mac OS Extended (Journaled)” as the format of your drive in the pop-up window that appears, assign a name for it if desired, then click “Erase” to proceed. Once this is done, select “Reinstall macOS” from the Utilities window and follow the instructions given by your Mac to complete the restore process.

how to factory reset a macbook air 2017

Resetting a Macbook Air to Factory Settings Without a Password

To reset your Macbook Air to factory settings without a password, you need to start by entering Recovery Mode. You can do this by restarting your Mac and then pressing and holding the Command + Option + R keys on the keyboard untl the Apple logo appears. Once in Recovery Mode, select Disk Utility from the Utilities menu, then click Continue. Select your Mac’s startup drive, which is usually labeled “Macintosh HD,” from the list of drives displayed in Disk Utility. Click Erase from the top of the Disk Utility window, enter a name for your drive, and then click Erase. This will wipe all data from your Macbook Air and return it to factory settings.
Once complete, you can exit Disk Utility and select Reinstall macOS from the Utilities menu. Follow the onscreen instructions to reinstall macOS onto your Macbook Air and complete the resetting process.

Completely Wiping a Macbook

To completely wipe your Macbook, you need to frst open the System Settings by selecting Apple menu > System Settings. Once in System Settings, click General in the sidebar and then select Transfer or Reset on the right. From there, click Erase All Contents and Settings. This will open the Erase Assistant, where you will need to enter your administrator information and click Unlock. It is important to review items that will be removed in addition to your content and settings before proceeding with the wipe. Once you have confirmed what will be removed, click Erase Now to begin wiping your Macbook. Your Macbook should now be completely wiped of all content and settings!

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Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.