Problem: My 2015 retina MacBook Pro is currently stuck booting up to this screen. It happened after I tried following some troubleshooting tips as my MacBook started to freeze up. I’m afraid I made it worst. This occurred after trying SMC reset and I can’t get back any other screen.

It seems to be asking me to turn it off with a switch? But I don’t have a switch on the side of my Mac. Is there a way to fix this before I take it to get checked out at the store? ;(

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    Firstly, welcome to Ask Different! :) What your MBP is trying to tell you is that you need to switch on your Magic Mouse and Magic Keyboard. This is a telltale sign that their batteries are either flat, or that they are in fact switched off. So, do you own these products or is this totally unexpected? Does your built-in keyboard and trackpad normally work, or do you need the external ones to use your MBP? – Monomeeth Sep 20 '19 at 2:51

This means your keyboard and mouse are not being recognized by the operating system. Try plugging in an external USB mouse/keyboard to do some troubleshooting.

You could also try resetting SMC/NVRAM again.

See MacBook Air boots to strange screen showing Magic Mouse and TrackPad


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