Saturday, June 27, 2015

How to activate a guest user in OS X

Your information and your data is yours and only yours, but that does not mean that nobody else can use your Mac. Letting the Mac to a colleague, friend or family member is possible without you have to worry about your data, thanks to the way Guest .

Guest Basically what it does is allow you to log in without a password, but will not have access to any personal data from your computer. Also, everything you do or set will be automatically deleted after closing session.

Ultimately, Guest mode need to have administrator permissions -the most-mobilized and subsequently have them can proceed.

  1. Open System Preferences
  2. Click Users and Groups
  3. Click the lock to unlock and have administrator permissions
  4. Allow box enables guests to log into this computer
If you want you can customize the permissions in more detail with the kindreds controls. On the other hand, it is possible to give permission to access the shared folders.

So you know, if you need to temporarily leave the computer to someone, you can always turn this option and not have to worry about protecting your computer information. The method is comfortable and clean, leaves no file on the computer that can go further burdening the system, so consider the option on future occasions.

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