You need to first restart your Macbook pro and then immediately hold down command + R until the Apple logo appears. Using lowercase letters and one word, enter resetpassword and then press Enter. The password reset tool will launch and enable you to change the passwords of any non-encrypted accounts.
Press Control+Shift+Eject on iMacs or Control+Shift+Power on MacBooks to lock/unlock a Mac. This generally gets a Mac working again when it gets stuck on screen saver. Owner: Ryan L.
Select the tab labeled "Mouse & Trackpad." Clear the check from the box labeled "Mouse Keys." If the box is already empty, another user at your business is logged in to the computer and has enabled Mouse Keys. Place a check in the "Mouse Keys" box and then remove the check. You should now have control of the trackpad.
If the Media Eject key or Caps Lock key doesn't work Press and hold the Media Eject key until the Media Eject icon appears on the screen, and press and hold the Caps Lock key until the key's indicator light comes on.
Reboot the Mac and hold down Command+R to enter recovery mode. At the Utilities screen, go to the Utilities menu bar item and choose “Firmware Password Utility” Select to turn the Firmware Password to OFF.
1. Recovery HD is Locked. Recovery HD can get locked sometimes which is indicated by the appearance of an error message that says, "Hard Drive locked". To get rid of this problem, simply go to disk utility, click on the hard drive then click 'enable journaling' to unlock the drive.
Here's how to see the passcode that you used to lock your Mac:
However if you don't remember the PIN lock code, you have some official options available: Open your browser and navigate to iCloud.com/find, then pick your Mac from the Devices menu. Select Unlock and follow the steps to verify your identity.
You will have to reset your MacBook Pro if you forgot your password. Choose the Apple menu > Restart, or press the Power button on your Mac. Now click Restart.
Unlock the Dock When you right-click apps pinned to the Dock, the option to remove them will be back. You will also be able to add apps and folders to the Dock. Locking the Dock does not require admin user authentication.
To confirm that your Mac can use Auto Unlock, do the following:
Step 1: When you are at the login screen, tap on your user account and click on the question mark in the password field. Step 2: Click the arrow next to 'reset it using your Apple ID'. Step 3: Enter your Apple ID and password, then click 'Next'. Step 4: Create a new password, and give a new hint.
Yes, you can unlock a Mac without a password by using another admin account. If in case you share your Mac with friends or family members and they forgot their password, you might be able to reset it for them. Keep in mind that you need access to an admin user account.