OS X Yosemite: Add a managed user

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Add a managed user

If all users of this Mac are administrators or sharing-only users, you can’t use parental controls to manage them. Do one of the following:

Create a new user account with parental controls.

This adds a new user to the Mac that can be managed with parental controls.

Convert this account to a parental controls account.

This option converts the account you’re currently using to a regular, non-administrator account. If this Mac has only one administrator, you’ll also be prompted to create a new administrator to replace the one you’re converting. OS X requires at least one administrator.

If you want limited access for a user on the Mac, but don’t want to add that person as a user, set up a guest user account that you manage with parental controls. For more information, see Set up users on your Mac.

Published Date: Sep 11, 2017
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