Want to Remove User from Mac. Don’t know how to delete User Account on Mac? Need to delete existing user on Mac. Don’t worry, In this tutorial we are going to give you simple steps with clear pictures on how to Remove User from Mac.
If you don’t know how to create new user account on Mac, read our guide on creating a New User account on Mac. There are some option while deleting user account on Mac. You can choose the options available in Delete user window based on the need you have while deleting.
How to Remove User from Mac
1. Click on Apple menu and select System Preferences.
2. Click on the Users & Groups icon under the System category.
3. If the Mac version is ‘Mac OS X 10.7 or later’ then select ‘Users & Groups’ icon. Otherwise chose ‘Accounts’ option.
4. Suppose if it says as locked, then click on the padlock at the left corner bottom of the displayed window and authenticate as admin by entering the correct credentials.
5. Click on ‘-‘ button under the accounts list.
6. You will see ‘Are you sure you want to delete the user account “##”? window shows that in below screenshot.
7. You will see three options while deleting the user account as shown in above screenshot.
- Save the home folder in a disk image: If you choose this, then the disk image will be saved into Deleted users folder.
- Don’t change the home folder: The home folder will be remained in the Users folder.
- Delete the home folder: The home folder will be erased securely.
8. Select any one of the above three options based on your need i.e how you want to save the user’s data.
9. Click on ‘Delete User’ button to delete the user successfully.
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