As on operating systems Windowson macOS can be added applications that open automatically when the system starts operating. With the difference that even though I used the word "startup”In the title, on macOS programs, documents, folders or connected servers which open automatically when the system starts, are called "Login Items".
How to add or stop an application, a document, a folder or a connected server to open automatically at startup macI will Mac
1. We're going to the menu Apple from the top left corner, then click on 'System Preferences"And click on"Users & Groups".
2. In "Users & Groups"Let's go to the tab"Login Items"Then we do click on the lock from left to bottom and we introduce the user passwordof ours. It is necessary to be able to change in "Login Items".
3. In the example above, we have the applications that are launched automatically when the system starts after logging in. iTunesHelper si WhatsApp.
To prevent an app from happening launches automatically start Mac, select it then do click on the "-" sign from the bottom of "Login Items".
Once removed from the "Login Items" list, it will not start automatically with the operating system and we will have to open it manually fromApplications". By checking the option “Hide”Next to the application, it will start automatically, but it will run in the background, being present in the bar Dock.
If you want an application, a document, a folder / Finder or a connected server to open automatically with the system macOS, press the plus sign (+) at the bottom of "Login Items", then navigate to the source of the desired application, select it, then clickAdd".
These applications in the startup (Login Items) will be removed or added only for the user you are logged in to. In situations where there are several users on the system, each one can delete or add "Login Items".
If you have applications added to "Login Items" and at some point you do not want them to launch automatically, press and hold the Shift key while clicking the "log in" button on the login screen. Release the Shift key after the Dock bar appears.