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Mac - Lock When Unattended

This document covers how to secure a Mac with the Keychain application for when it will be unattended.

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1. Navigate to the Utilities folder within the Applications folder. Open the Keychain Access Utility application.

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2. From the application's main menu, select Keychain Access, then Preferences...

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3. Check the box next to Show keychain status in menu bar. Close the window and the Keychain Access application.

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4. You will now see an small lock icon on the right-side of your applications window (near the date and time and Spotlight). Click on the lock icon and select Lock Screen.

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5. The screen will immediately switch to your screen saver, but you will be prompted for your password in order to get back to the desktop.




Keywords:macOS mac lock screen desktop keychain access utility preferences menu bar   Doc ID:25392
Owner:Zach G.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2012-08-01 14:14 CSTUpdated:2020-12-02 13:12 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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