What’s in the Apple menu on Mac?
The Apple menu is located in the top-left corner of your screen. Click it to access System Settings and recently used apps, documents, and other items.
Apple menu item
About This Mac
View information about your Mac, such as the macOS version, type of processor or chip, and amount of memory. Click More Info for additional details and to optimize storage.
Open System Settings to customize many of your Mac settings and update macOS.
Visit the App Store, where you’ll find interesting and fun apps for your Mac, and updates for apps, printers, and more.
As you use apps, files, and network computers (servers), their names are added to this list so you can access them quickly in the future. You can set an option to specify how many items to show in the list. Choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Desktop & Dock in the sidebar (you may need to scroll down). Go to Menu Bar on the right, click the pop-up menu next to “Recent documents, applications, and servers,” then choose how many items to display.
Choose this option if an app is not responding.
Important: If you force an app to quit, you may lose any unsaved changes.
Dim the screen and reduce power consumption without turning off your Mac.
Turn your Mac off briefly, then have it immediately turn on again automatically.
Turn your Mac off completely.
Immediately lock the screen when needed to keep your Mac and information secure. See Lock the screen of your Mac.
Log out of the current user account without shutting down the Mac. This action is useful if you share your Mac with other users who have their own accounts.