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macOS Auto logout: How To prevent MacBook from automatically Logging out

Automatic logout provides you or an administrator the ability to log out after a specified time of inactivity. See a similar list of articles on how this can be done in Windows. Also, see how to enable automatic login on Windows 10 via the Registry.

Follow the steps described below to disable automatic logging out of users. See this guide on how to enable or disable automatic login on macOS: Fix username greyed out for automatic login.

The option is found in the System Preferences window as shown below
- Security & Privacy General 

This will open up the Security and Privacy window as shown below.
– Click on the General Tab as shown below

– Click the on the lock icon 🔒to unlock it
– Enter an administrator name and password
– Click Advanced

Uncheck “Log out after minutes of inactivity as shown below and click Ok

Finally Click on the Lock again, to activate the lock as shown below

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Herbert
Herbert
2 months ago

Thank-you! Appreciated the info on how to make this change.

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