OS X :: How To Login Automatically Without Entering My Password?

Oct 3, 2008

I dont want my imac to ask me for my username and password everytime I turn on my imac, what can I do??

And also, I noticed that everytime I open mail.app, it asks me for my password again!.. what can I do to not be asked for my username and password??

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Software :: Gets Back To Login Screen After Entering Password

Jun 6, 2008

When I type in my password, my computer says that it's logging in but then it takes me to a blue screen and then back to the login screen. I then type in my password again, but the same thing happens. I'm typing in the right password but it doesn't fully log me in.

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Software :: 17" Powerbook G4 Not Starting Up After Entering Login Password?

Nov 29, 2008

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OS X Yosemite :: Automatically Login To IMac Without Password

Dec 5, 2014

Recently brought iMac in for software upgrade. now 10.10.1 

After i got home, i realized that the iMac now always asks me to login with my password (which i do). But i would prefer not to have to login/put in password every time. just want my iMac to open as it always had. 

I assume i go to system preferences/users & groups. i see i am the current user/administrator. When i click "change password" it says: "*** is using an iCloud password to log in and unlock the screen.

do you want to change your iCloud password or stop using your iCloud password to unlock this mac AND CREATE A SEPARATE PASSWORD?" 

Don't want separate or any passwords. Do i just want to click the "change iCloud password" button? Ijust want to log in without a password. How do i do that? 

Info:
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Oct 23, 2009

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Nov 6, 2009

Forgive me for not knowing the proper terminology. I have a MacBook Pro running the latest Snow Leopard. I am the only user on my laptop. When I turn on my laptop, it just starts up and I am in. No login. But I recently decided that I should increase my security a little by having the OS prompt me for my password upon waking up from sleep/screensaver. Is there any way to customize the little, basic window that appears where I enter my password? Most forum entries discuss the login window, but I don't think that's what this is called. I'm not really logging in - just unlocking it. I'd like to be able to customize the appearance of the window, the text, maybe make sounds if the wrong password is entered, etc. Main reason for this is for security purposes. If someone tries to use my laptop while it's sitting on my desk at work, I'd like to know (and would like him/her to know I know). Maybe hear it - maybe see some message.

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Bypass Entering The Password At Startup?

Apr 19, 2012

How can I bypass entering my password at start-up and each time I change some setting or install software. I do not need to do this constantly on my G4 running Tiger.

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Software :: Unable To Login To Computer / Asks Password And Returns To Login Screen

Jun 20, 2008

Hi! Im new to the forums but i really need help with something and i was hoping someone here could help me out. So I just installed Tech Tool Deluxe onto my macbook and then shut it down later. I went back to use it again and when i turned it on a login screen appeared asking me to put in my password. I did that and the screen turned blue (looking like it was loading) and then went back to the login screen. Every time i put in my password it just takes me back to the login screen. I have had my mac for a while and i dont want my hardrive to get wiped out so what do i do? Thank you for looking

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May 21, 2008

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May 23, 2010

I recently purchased a powerbook G4 running version 10.5.8. I am able to login to everything and set my username as the administrator, but I can not set a password for it, if i try to input a password or change the password I get an error message saying I have input an incorrect password. When I purchased the computer everything was blank except for the user name was set as mac user, as I said I was able to change the username but not the password.

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OS X :: Password Works To Login - Change Password But Not To Install Software

Dec 8, 2010

My MB Pro has 1 user login, it's never been changed, re-created, etc.I can login to the laptop no problem, I can goto the User control panel and change the PW and it shows the single user as the admin.However I can't install software. It comes up and asks me for the password which is then rejected.Beyond reloading the OS not sure what options are. Did a permissions repair but no other luck.

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my iMac is asking for a password at login and I have never set one up.  How do I get past the login screen?

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Dec 2, 2008

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Dec 27, 2010

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Oct 21, 2009

I have a macbook pro 17" I upgraded to leopard a few weeks ago. Like it does normally, it asks if i would like to do a software update. It gave me five things which needed the update. I run the updates. It restarts and runs updates 1-5 restarted itself it seemed kinda glitchy cause it didnt come on right away. Once it was to the loggin screen; i log in (right password) and then after loading my desktop it logs me out. After repeatedly trying to log in and stay logged in, it logs me out continuously. I've reset the PRAM and the SMC but still it logs me out as soon as it loads the desktop.

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Feb 11, 2012

I am trying to get one password for all of my online passwords. Currently I just use the same password for all of my logins, but I was told that was a terrible idea. I would like to get keychain to create randomized passwords for all of my online logins and then I can simply enter the one keychain password everytime that i need login to something online. So I guess my goal would be for Keychain to act as the middleman, does it have that function?

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Aug 8, 2009

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Aug 27, 2009

I use different passwords for EV-RY-THING. For safety mainly.

I was wondering if there's a way to make "keychain" remember all the passwords so like.. when I start putting in the email/ user name then it'll automatically know which I am seeking access too?

I have around 40 accounts on miscellaneous things... Facebook, Ebay, Gmail, different forums, etc...

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I have multiple Live ID'S/ Gmails/ Myspaces(whatever, just multiple ID's somewhere)... can I make it so as soon as I start entering the email, it'll autofill/ put in the password?

How can I make keychain FORCE remember data?

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Feb 23, 2009

Anyone know how I can do login with ssh without password and without generate rsa/dsa key? Exist a program which automatically store and enter a password?

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Jul 31, 2009

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Nov 22, 2009

I've been using 1password and have had a massive annoyance ever since I upgraded to Snow Leopard. Safari doesn't load 1password (3 - I've been using it since the beta started) the first time I use it after switching on my mac. I have to actually open 1password then refresh whatever page I wanted to use autofill on and after that it works whether I quit and reopen safari or just leave it running. This is a pain because I shouldn't have to add 1password to my startup items (that would be even more annoying). Has anyone else had this problem. I've tried various combinations of removing/adding the extension, disabling extensions (in 1password) uninstalling/reinstalling 1password, resetting Safari et cetera but none of it has made any difference. I've been running the latest Safari and latest 1password every time.

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OS X :: How To Remove Password At Login?

Sep 4, 2009

I've set up a new iMac and it asks me for my password every time I turn it on. I've looked in all the places I can think of to bypass it and all I've succeeded in doing is that it now asks for both my name and my password. How to fix it?

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OS X :: Can't Login/forgot Password

Dec 5, 2009

I've got a macbook which is logged out of a user, and I can't remember my password! Is there anyway to reset/force login, without logging in? I looked around on google, but couldn't find much about doing it from the login window.

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OS X :: System Always Asking For Password To Login

Mar 31, 2010

I am running Snow Leopard on a MacBook Pro. For some reason when I went to install a program upgrade it wouldn't take my password. So after a lot of mess I finally put in the install DVD and changed the password. Problem is that now every time I start up the computer I have to log in. Used to be that if I shut down I didn't have to log in when I started it up again. Now it always asks for the password.

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OS X :: Login To Mac With Password Without Password?

Feb 11, 2009

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