Change Users & Groups Login Options preferences on Mac
If you’re an administrator of your Mac, you can use the Login Options pane of Users & Groups System Preferences to customise how users log into your Mac.
To change these preferences, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Users & Groups, then click Login Options.
Note: If the lock at the bottom left of the pane is locked , click it to unlock the preference pane.
Choose Off to require users to log in whenever the Mac restarts.
To automatically log in a particular user when the Mac restarts, choose the user’s account name and enter the user’s password. This option is useful if the Mac has only one user and is always in a secure location. If security is a concern, automatic login should be off.
Note: If FileVault is turned on, automatic login is disabled.
Display login window as
To let users choose from a list of user names when logging in so that they don’t have to remember their user names, select “List of users.”
To require users to enter both username and password when logging in, select “Name and password.”
Show the Sleep, Restart and Shut Down buttons
Shows these buttons in the login window.
Show Input menu in login window
Lets users choose the language macOS uses after login.
Show password hints
Displays a password hint in the login window. The hint is shown during login if the user clicks the question mark in the password field or enters a password incorrectly three times in a row.
Show fast user switching menu as
Enables switching quickly between users from the menu bar. Choose how users are displayed in the menu bar from the pop-up menu.
Allow network users to log in at login window
Lets users log into your Mac using accounts on a network account server that your Mac is joined to.
To select options that make it easier to log into your Mac, click Accessibility Options. See Turn on accessibility options in the login window.
Network Account Server
To join (or connect) your Mac to a network account server, click the Join or Edit button. The button is labeled Join if your Mac isn’t connected to a network account server. It’s labeled Edit if your Mac has an existing connection.
Add and Remove
To add a new user or group, click the Add button , then enter the information for the new user or group. To delete a user or group, select it in the list, then click the Remove button . See Delete a user or group.