Reset RAM and Purge Cache Mac OS High Sierra

First up – Open up Activity Monitor to see your current ram usage. Take a mental note of the numbers to compare to after. Now let’s follow the quick steps to reset RAM and speed up your mac if it’s being slow.

How to reset RAM on Mac

Turn off your MacBook Pro. (Should work with any Mac)

Turn on while holding command + alt option + R + P.

When it turns back on open up the terminal and write

sudo purge

You will need to enter your password if you have one. Passwords are invisible, you won’t even seen “****”. Just hit enter and the command will purge cached ram from the system.

That’s it. You can open Activity monitor again to check ram usage!