Thank you for choosing GatorTec for your recent Mac service! Please see below for instructions on resetting your admin password and reenabling Find My on your Mac.

Change your password

  • Choose Apple menu () > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups (or Accounts).

  • Select your username from the list of users.

  • Click the Change Password button, then follow the onscreen instructions.

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How to turn on Find My for your Mac

  • Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences.

  • Click Security & Privacy, then click the Privacy tab. If the padlock in the lower left is locked , click it, then enter the name and password of the administrator.

  • Select Location Services.

  • Select the Enable Location Services checkbox, and make sure that the checkbox next to Find My is selected.

    The macOS Security and Privacy window, with Enable Location Services turned on and Find My turned on.

  • Click Done, then return to the main System Preferences window.

  • Click Apple ID, then click iCloud.

  • Select the checkbox next to Find My Mac.

    The macOS System Preferences window with Find My Mac turned on.

  • To make sure you can find your Mac if it’s ever lost or stolen, click Options. Check that Find My Mac is On and Find My network is On.* Then click Done.

* The Find My network is an encrypted, anonymous network of hundreds of millions of Apple devices that can help you locate your device.

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