With InsomniaX: Most effective Way to Keep Your MacBook Awake While Lid Is Closed
Step 1: InsomniaX application must be installed on your device.
Step 2: After successful installation, launch the application. You will find the logo of the app at the top.
Step 3: Now at last tap on the logo of InsomniaX and select Disable Lid Sleep.
After performing above steps successfully, you will find that even after closing your Mac’s lid it is still awake.
With External Display: Only way to Keep Your Mac Awake Without Third Party Software
As we all know that there is no way out for keeping your Mac awake even after closing the lid. But then there is one exception which let your MacBook awake while your lid is closed if:
- The power supply is connected, and
- An external display is connected, and
- An external mouse and keyboard are connected. USB and Bluetooth both work.
If you have all of that, you can close the laptop without it going to sleep, turning your laptop into an improvised desktop computer. If you’ve got a large display taking up your entire desk, this is probably the best way to use your MacBook.
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