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How to reinstall a Mac mini

Reviewed on 29 February 2024Published on 26 May 2021

This page shows how to reinstall your Mac mini from the Scaleway console. This is useful if your Mac mini is not reachable, or you want to start from scratch on the machine.


  • Be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed, or an IAM user with the necessary permissions
  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • A Mac mini
  1. Click Apple silicon in the Bare Metal section of the side menu. A list of your Mac minis displays.
  2. Click the Mac mini you want to reinstall. Your Mac mini Overview displays.
  3. Scroll down to the Reinstall Mac mini section, and click Reinstall.
  4. Type REINSTALL to confirm the installation of your Mac mini and click Reinstall Mac mini to validate.

    When reinstalling your Mac mini, all the data on the disk is deleted, and all configurations are reset to the default values.


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See also
How to reboot a Mac miniHow to delete a Mac mini
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