Stop Apps from Opening Automatically on Mac

Edited by Djinu, Crystal, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to stop applications from opening automatically on your Mac operating system. You may notice that when you boot the Mac up, it loads a lot of applications seen in the status bar on the top right.

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    To prevent some of those from opening up, we should first go to the settings menu
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    Click "Users & Groups"
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    Under the user, go to "Login Items"
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    We just choose the application that we don't want to load anymore, and click the minus symbol
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    That will stop it from loading.
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    This is how to disable automatic loading programs on the Mac
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    If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you.
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Categories : Macintosh

Recent edits by: Crystal, Djinu

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