A very useful option for those who work remotely on the Mac, is the possibility to set certain time intervals in which the Mac / MacBook can open itself, restart, enter the "sleep" mode or stop down).
Equally useful is this Mac shutdown / opening scheduling feature when you let it run time-consuming processes and want it to shut down on its own at your estimated time.
How to program a Mac to shut down or open itself at certain times or on certain days
First of all, if you want to schedule a MacBook to open on its own at a certain time, you have to keep in mind that the flap is open. It will not start at the scheduled time if the damper is closed.
1. We're going to the menu Apple → System Preferences → Energy Saver.
2. In the "Energy Saver" settings go to the bottom of the panel to the option "Schedule ...”
3. From “Schedule"We can choose two scheduled actions. Open Mac at a certain time, with the possibility to set a certain day of the week, working days or weekends.
A second action allows us to we set a specific time for the Mac / MacBook to shut down (Shut Down) to enter "Sleep" mode or restart.
Click "Ok" after making the shutdown / auto start programming settings of your Mac or MacBook.
If you are working at shutdown time while working, a dialog box will appear on the screen warning you that the Mac is about to shut down.
You can stop this action with a simple click on the "Cancel" button.
"Schedule" is a very useful option for battery protection. If you leave your MacBook open to complete the download, you can schedule it to close automatically at the time this download is expected to complete.How to program a Mac / MacBook to start or stop itself (Schedule Start up, Shut Down / Sleep / Restart)