How do I lock my Mac without logging out?

To prevent this, you can set up your Mac to lock itself, whenever you press Control + Shift + Power buttons on the keyboard of your computer. This keyboard shortcut will lock your computer and anyone trying to gain access to your Mac will be required to enter its login password.

How do I lock my Mac but keep it?

How to Set Your Computer to Lock Your Screen Automatically

  1. From the Apple menu, choose System Preferences.
  2. Click Desktop & Screen Saver.
  3. Click Screen Saver, and then use the slider to choose 15 minutes (or less).
  4. Click Show All to go back to the main System Preferences window.

How do I lock my Macbook Pro screen?

Mac: How to lock screen

  1. Under System Preferences → Security & Privacy make sure the box next to Disable automatic login is selected if you’d like to password protect your Mac/user account.
  2. Click on  in the top left corner.
  3. Choose Lock Screen.
  4. Alternately, you can use the keyboard shortcut command + control + Q.

How do I stay logged in on my Mac?

Set your Mac to automatically log in during startup

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups.
  2. Click the lock , then enter the account password.
  3. Click Login Options in the lower-left corner.
  4. Choose an account from the “Automatic login” menu, then enter the password of that account.

How do I lock my computer without logging out?

Press Ctrl-Alt-Del , and then click Lock this computer, Lock Computer, or Lock.

Does locking Mac put it to sleep?

If you lock your Mac, you’ll put it to sleep and need to type in your login password on your Mac’s lock screen (or unlock it with TouchID on a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or with an Apple Watch). However, if you put it to sleep, you won’t necessarily lock it.

What does lock screen mean on MacBook Air?

Locking your Mac’s screen involves the OS X login window being displayed quickly without having to save and quit all documents and apps and fully log out of your user account before you can walk away from your computer. This can be a great security measure to compliment a secure user account password.

How do I turn off the screen lock on my MacBook Pro?

How to turn off the password on your Mac computer

  1. Click the Apple icon in the top-left corner of the screen and select “System Preferences.”
  2. Select “Security and Privacy.”
  3. Untick the box labeled “Requires Password.”
  4. Enter your Mac’s password in the pop-up window.
  5. Confirm your choice by clicking “Turn off screen lock.”

How do I get rid of login on Macbook?

Mac: How to delete a user on macOS

  1. Make sure you’re logged in to a user account with admin priviledges.
  2. Open System Preferences and click Users.
  3. Select the account you’d like to delete and tap the – icon just under Login Options.
  4. Choose whether you’d like to save or delete the home folder.
  5. Click Delete User.