How to Fix an Unresponsive Touch Bar on a MacBook Pro

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The Touch Bar is a multi-touch OLED display that allows for extra functionality and flexibility in supporting apps.

Before taking extra steps, attempt to quit the current application and use the Touch Bar in a different application. The majority of the time, the application causes the Touch Bar to become unresponsive.

Method 1: Refresh Touch Bar Via Terminal

  1. Open the Terminal application
  2. In the Terminal type the command below and hit enter.
kill "Touch Bar agent"

Method 2: Force Restart Your MacBook

Click here to view instructions on how to force restart your MacBook.

This Article Was Last Updated: March 25, 2020 @ 2:05 am