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Enable or disable Norton silent mode on Mac

Norton AV

Norton 360 is a comprehensive security solution developed by Norton LifeLock (formerly Symantec Corporation). Norton offers a wide range of cybersecurity features to protect your devices and data such as Dark Web monitoring, Safe Web Browsing, Cloud backup and parental control. In this article, you will learn how to enable or disable Norton silent mode on Mac. Please see Unattended mode: How to install the Microsoft PSWindowsUpdate module silently, how to Can’t connect via RDP upon installing Norton 360, and Various Msiexec.exe Command Line Switches.

In addition to the above features provided by Norton 360, it includes a VPN that enables you to browse the web more securely and anonymously, and also offers cloud backup services to store your data.

The Norton Anti-Virus silent mode temporarily stops background processes and suppresses notifications or security alerts. The anti-virus solution will still protect your PC from malware while it is in silent mode. But you will no longer receive any notification, and the software won’t conduct any background scans.

How to Disable Silent Mode on Norton

You can turn off Norton Silent Mode with the steps below. Launch the Norton Security Application, and click on open on Device Security


This will open Norton 360. Click on Settings as shown below.

Norton 360 settings

On the Advanced Settings window, click on Product Settings, and set the Silent Mode to off.


Please see Scan Apple Calendar: Prevent Norton from scanning your Apple Calendar on iOS, how to Download and install Norton 360 Anti-Virus on your Mac device, and how to fix repeated app-blocking connection alerts from Norton on Mac.

Enable Silent mode on Norton on Mac

Follow the same steps as above and toggle on the Silent Mode button as shown below.


Alternative Steps to Turn on or off Norton Silent Mode

You can access Norton 360 also via the Norton icon on the menu bar. Click on Norton as shown below and then on Settings.


From the Advanced Settings window, you can enable or disable the Silent Mode as shown below.


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Norton AV FAQs

Is there a free trial available for Norton on Mac?

Norton provides free trials for their Mac security products. You can visit their website to check if a trial version is currently available. If available, you can also use this promo code was redeemed: DEPS14FRNBFR

How do I contact Norton support for Mac-related issues?

You can reach Norton’s customer support through their website or contact their customer service by phone. They can assist with Mac-related issues, including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.

Can I install Norton on multiple devices including with a single license?

Norton offers multi-device licenses that enable you to protect multiple devices with a single subscription.

I hope you found this blog post helpful on how to enable or disable Norton silent mode on Mac. Please let me know in the comment section if you have any questions.

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