Mac Spotlight Text Input Not Working? Kill it.

Every few weeks the macOS Spotlight refuses to accept keyboard input. It happens infrequently enough that I always forget how to get it working again, but maybe writing about it will help me remember:

  • Open Activity Monitor
  • Search for Spotlight
  • Open the Spotlight entry
  • Select Quit

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H/t: Tom Harrington on Ask different

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