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How Do I Keep My Mac Signed In?

How do I set the time of inactivity before the Mac goes to sleep and requires re-entering?

I want to avoid having to sign in each time I’m away from the Mac for a short period of time.
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Dick Vitales

Comments: One Response to “How Do I Keep My Mac Signed In?”

    6 months ago

    System Preferences, Security & Privacy, General. There you can set “Require password” for various times “after sleep or screen saver begins.” So factor in your sleep time in System Preferences, Energy Saver/Battery too.

    I would only set this to something higher than 5 seconds if your Mac is in a secure place, like your home or a private office. But if that is the case, then setting it to 15 minutes allows you to step away from your Mac for a while and then come back without needing to enter a password.

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