How to Add, Remove Startup Programs on MacBook Pro, MBA, iMac Pro

4 Choose program that you want delete or remove

There are too many reasons behind your Mac performance. This is one of the primary reasons that I fixed on my Mac. Well, Apple is giving the option for seeing startup program on Mac running on MacOS Catalina, MacOS Mojave (10.14), High Sierra or later, EI Capitan, Yosemite. For instantly start your work and Don’t remind about the first job on every morning. Users are keeping Mail app, Safari, Notes, Skype and Third-Party Software as a Startup program.

Some of the time we need to add this startup program list depends on usage and comfortability.

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Follow my Steps for Manage startup program on Mac OS

We can add a new program, Remove Existing adds and Clear whole list that call to option whenever turn on Mac.

Step :#1 Open system preference on Mac from Apple menu or Search “System Preference” from Spotlight Search.

1 System Preferences on Mac: Startup program on Mac

Step #2 Next to the System Preference, Find Users & Group

Users and Groups Settings under System Preferences setting
Users and Groups Settings under System Preferences setting

Step:#3 On Users & Group windows, Unlock the restrictions by clicking on lock at bottom of the window.

Unlock to make changes in settings
Unlock to make changes in settings
  • Tap on “Login Items” tab. All the programs will be listed there and Greyed out interface. To make changes, unlock with authentication icon at corner windows,
  • Use Username and Password – Admin Details.
  • Once you log in, we can Select the program that we want to stop startup automatically on login. Then press ““ sign. This will remove from the list.

    Select Program and Remove from list that audo launch on Startup
    Select Program and Remove from list that audo launch on Startup

Change or Add startup program on Mac

Need to add any Third-Party program in startup screen list.

Click On “+” Option, Choose an application from Finder screen.

Add a new Startup Program on Mac
Add a new Startup Program on Mac

Here i am adding a Books App on Mac startup program.

Select program and add into list
Select program and add into list

Tap on Done.

Another Option is Hide startup program from Screen but launch

Near to each program added in startup program list, Customise individually using checkbox given near to program name.

Enable Checkboxselected Checkbox for the individual application, that means a program is launched but not seen on MacBook, iMac or MacMini desktop screen. Here’s Books app will launched on Mac But will not show on screen.

App will launch on Startup but will not see on screen
App will launch on Startup but will not see on screen

I recommended keeping uncheck all. Useless click attempt on the program after launched in the background,

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