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 Preferences and recently used apps, documents, and other items.
Apple menu item
About This Mac
View information about your Mac— including your version of macOS—type of processor, and amount of memory, and optimize storage.
Visit the App Store, where you’ll find interesting and fun apps for your Mac, and updates for apps, printers, and more.
Choose a network location. This option appears only if you use multiple network locations.
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 in General preferences to specify how many items to show in the list. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click General .
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.