macOS

Learn about macOS specific setup and requirements

Privacy Controls on macOS

Depending on the version of macOS your machines are running - HiddenApp may need access to some or all of the following permissions: macOS Monterey (12) Privacy Controls Location: Location, network data and last seen Camera: iSight photos Input Mo...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

What versions of macOS does HiddenApp work with?

We support the following versions of macOS: macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) macOS 10.14 (Mojave) macOS 10.15 (Catalina) macOS 11 (Big Sur) macOS 12 (Monterey) macOS 13 (Ventura) HiddenApp may work with earlier versions, however, but we do not actively d...

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By Ibrahim Saka

February 1, 2023

How to grant macOS permissions to HiddenApp

Please follow these steps to ensure all the necessary HiddenApp permissions have been granted on you macOS device. 1. Click on system preferences 2. Click Security & privacy 3. Please head to  Location Services,  click the lock on the bottom ...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

How to Uninstall HiddenApp on macOS

There are two ways to uninstall HiddenApp. Manually You can uninstall Hidden by following these instructions when logged in as an administrator: In the Finder on your Mac navigate to Go Select: Go to folder Enter: /Library/LaunchDaemons Delete the...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

Device Showing As Not Activated

If a device is showing as not activated it could mean one of three things: HiddenApp has not been installed on the device. The installation has cached, meaning it will take a few minutes at most to show as active (w e recommend restarting the devi...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

How to enroll a macOS device (personal)

In order to enroll your macOS device please follow these steps: 1. Click on Device Enrollment 2. Click on macOS 3. Click on the Download button 4. Then follow the installation instructions on the page

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 17, 2023

How to enroll macOS fleets

In order to enroll your macOS fleet please follow these steps: 1. Click on Device Enrolment 2. Click on macS 3. Click on Enrol multiple devices 4. Download the .XLS template by clicking download at the bottom left of your screen and complete the f...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

Set a Firmware Password on your MacOS device

To prevent your MAC device from a hard reset in the event your device goes missing, you should set a FirmWare Password. To set a FirmWare Password, please follow these steps: Turn on your Mac and immediately press and hold these two keys: Command ...

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By Ibrahim Saka

October 18, 2022

Enable FileVault for MacOS

To protect the data on your macOS device in event the device goes missing, we  recommend enabling  FileVault. To set a FirmWare Password, please follow these steps: Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Security & Privacy. Click the F...

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By Ibrahim Saka

October 18, 2022

What steps should I take after installing HiddenApp on my Mac or PC?

Create an accessible user account An accessible user account will allow other people to use your Mac temporarily without knowing your main user account password. This is good for HiddenApp’s cause as it will encourage any person in possession of y...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023

How to enroll a macOS device

In order to enrol a single macOS device, please follow these steps: 1. Click on Device Enrollment 2. Click on macOS 3. Click on Enrol a single device 4. Enter your device's details 5. Download HiddenApp and install it on the enrolled device 6. Y o...

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By Ibrahim Saka

January 3, 2023