We previously discussed how booting your Mac into macOS’ Safe Mode can help troubleshoot various issues with your computer. In more obscure situations and borderline cases, however, Safe Mode may not be enough to understand why your Mac freezes or crashes during the system boot process.
Enter macOS Verbose Mode.
Not only does Verbose Mode makes it easy to access detailed status messages as your Mac is starting up, but also lets you see what’s really going on behind the scenes and watch as macOS loads kernel extensions and other startup items.
In this tutorial, we’re going to cover booting your Mac in macOS’ Verbose Mode, explain in which situations it might come in handy and give you some handy tips related to using Verbose Mode.