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keep_mac_awake [2018/04/09 09:56] (current)
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 +====== Keep Mac Awake ======
 +===== With Screen Unlocked =====
 +Download the [[http://​​caffeine/​|Caffeine]] app
 +===== With Screen Locked =====
 +  - In System Preferences > Energy Saver, check the box for "​Prevent computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off" (on laptops, this is under the Power Adapter tab)
 +  - In System Preferences > Security & Privacy, check the box for "​Require password after sleep or screen saver begins"​ and set the delay in the dropdown menu to "​immediately"​
 +Now, you can hit command-option-power to turn off the display without sleeping the computer, and doing anything that turns on the display (like hitting a key or clicking a mouse button) will prompt you for your account password.
 +<​cite>​[[https://​​questions/​76107/​how-can-i-keep-my-mac-awake-and-locked|macos - How can I keep my Mac awake AND locked? - Ask Different]]</​cite>​
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