HOW TO BYPASS MAC OS X LOGIN PASSWORD!!!
It happens more than often that people forget their login password for various reasons. It also happens that you can buy computer that is password protected.
No matter what your case is, you are confronted with two solutions: reinstall the Operating System and loose all your data; or you can try to bypass the password or recover it if possible.
In this article, we are going to show how easy it is to bypass a login password on Mac computers (Mac OS X).
To do this, follow these simple steps:
- Reboot your Mac computer holding the COMMAND+S keys Note: This will boot you into what is called a “single user mode”. It is a command line mode, meaning that you have to enter commands. Please be careful here because the user root here is a super user “i.e. it has the most power”, so it can do some serious damage to your computer if you don’t follow correctly the instructions.
- Type in this command and hit Enter after each
- mount -uw /
- rm /var/db/.AppleSetupDone
- shutdown -h now
That’s it!!! After you turn on your computer, you password issue should be gone!!!1
Note: If you hold down the COMMAND+S keys and nothing happened, it is more likely that an EFI password has been set up on the computer. To make sure, reboot the computer, holding the OPTION key and it you should be prompted to enter a password; if you don’t know that password either, please click here to check out our previous article on how to bypass that kind of password.