Password Protect Screen Saver for Mac

Image: graphic of a lock


Protect your Mac by setting a password to wake up your Mac from the screen saver or after it's been asleep.





Image: Apple icon for System PreferencesOpen [System Preferences] by clicking on the [Apple] icon.


Image: Mac Security and Privacy iconClick on the [Security and Privacy] icon. 

Image: Mac System Preferences with Security & Privacy icon highlighted









Image: Mac lock iconClick the [gold lock] icon.

Image: Mac Security and Privacy lock icon highlight










Image: Mac System Preferences username and password entry window


Enter your adminstrator username and password for the computer.





Image: Mac require password for screensaver window



Make sure that the [Require password] is checked and is set to [immediately] after sleep or screen saver begins.

Click the [gold lock] icon again to save the settings.






Article ID: 87408
Fri 9/20/19 10:44 AM
Mon 9/23/19 8:53 AM