Last updated on July 23rd, 2019 at 07:48 am
I have no privacy issue for my Mac usage as I use it in my home and looking for auto
Well, if similar is the case when security is less preferable than the start up speed then this tutorial will guide you to enable automatic login on your Mac. You can easily enable automatic login on Mac using Users & Groups and check the Automatic login option.
How to Automatic login on Mac
1.Click on Apple logo from the top left of the screen and choose System Preferences from the options.
2. Go to Users & Groups option.
3. Now on the bottom left of window, click on lock button to make changes and enter your password to confirm identity.
4. Under Login option, you will see the Automatic login option. Check the user you wish to create auto login. Most probably it is an admin account and you can also set to Guest accounts also.
5. Now tap on the lock again to mark changes.
Once you have done these steps you successfully set your Mac to auto login for your preferred account.
NOTE: Once you have done changes, you no longer see ant password on your startup login screen and anyone can open this. If you have security or privacy concern then we never recommend you to opt for this feature.
Now if you are facing some problems while using Users & Accounts then you probably make some changes that may be causing trouble to you.
FileVault is macOS’s built-in disk encryption feature. If FileVault is enabled then every data will be encrypted. And it is must to use FileVault for better privacy option. But here while auto login enable you must disable FileVault.
To turn off FileVault, navigate to Apple icon> System Preferences> Security & privacy. Under the
Apple offers it users to login to their account using iCloud password also but if you have enabled this feature the the auto password login feature is not possible and you have to disable this.
To disable the iCloud password, go to System Preferences> Users & Groups. Tap on the lock to make changes and on Login Options. It might be there as iCloud. Once you have disable FileVault, it also get automatically disabled.