How to Disable/ Turn on auto unlock macOS sierra: Apple Watch

Stop or Turn on Auto unlock macOS sierra remotely though apple watch now officially from apple, There is an also option for auto unlock Mac using iPhone from third party app but not officially apple. Till then enjoy auto unlock with your apple watch, with some predefined conditions you can enable, remotely validate your identity on your Mac through apple watch. Terms of use this features makes more secure and easy to use every time and at a time when you experience.

My previous tutorial I explained, what are the reasons for Mac doesn’t auto unlock using apple watch? Here I again repeat short overview then ended with Turn off or Turn on auto unlock macOS Sierra from Macbook Air, Macbook pro and iMac.

Update your Mac system (macOS sierra) and Apple watch with WatchOS 3 (Quite tedious job, but you must do for try auto unlock).

Setup apple watch for auto unlock macos login

Both Devices setup under the same apple ID (You can check it on your Browser from icloud.com – setting menu)

Your Apple ID turns on for Two factor authentication (Two step is different).

Apple Watch must be on your wrist, verify login password by raise your hand in front of your face.

Steps for Disable/ Enable or Turn on auto unlock macOS sierra from Apple watch

Step1: Go to the Apple menu from top right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Next, Click on System preference.

System Preference option in macOS Sierra

Step 3: Then, Security and Privacy option.

Security and Privacy in macOS Sierra

Step 4: Enable Checkbox – Allow your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac.

Turn on auto unlock macOS sierra from Mac or iMac

Disable or Turn off Auto unlock Mac using Apple watch

Repeat the same steps and above and uncheck “Allow your Apple watch to unlock your Mac”. Now every time you need to enter your Mac login password.

Above guide is the basic process for all Mac’s owner who want disable/ Turn on auto unlock macOS sierra using own apple watch, remotely. More useful tips like it always appreciate you, share it with us in comment box.

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