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How to Bypass Mac Password and Automatically Login

Is it troublesome when you want to start Mac but need to choose a user and enter its password every time? Actually you can bypass this step by setting automatic login Mac with one user.

Now learn to bypass Mac password and automatically login in 2 cases.

  1. Case 1: When you have access to Mac
  2. Case 2: When you cannot sign in Mac

Case 1: When you have access to Mac

Sign in Mac with admin account or any other user and go to System Preferences > Users & Groups, where you can set auto login with any user for Mac.

access users and groups in mac

1. Click the lock at the left-bottom and allow changes with admin privileges in Users & Groups.

remove lock to allow changes with admin account

2. Click Login Options from the left pane, and you can see the Automatic login option. Turn it on if you really want to automatically login to Mac without password.

2-1 Click the option and select a user from list.

choose the automatic login user

2-2 Then type the user password in pop-up dialog. And click OK to make sure you will login Mac automatically with this user after Mac restarts.

confirm the automatic login user password

3. Restart Mac now and you could bypass Mac password and automatically login to Mac with specified user.

restart mac and automatically login

Case 2: When you lost access to Mac or forgot Mac admin password

While you lost access to Mac or forgot Mac admin password, you will have no admin privileges to change automatic login settings in Users & Groups. But don’t worry about you cannot bypass Mac password to login.

By 2 ways below, you will regain access to Mac with admin privileges.

Once you could sign in Mac with new password or new admin account, the method in case 1 would help you bypass Mac password by setting automatic login on Mac.

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