Disable Gatekeeper on your Mac

Gatekeeper protect your Mac to prevent installations of any unauthorized apps on your Mac. This prevents malware from being installed on your Mac. Using System Preferences, you can disable Gatekeeper using the ‘Security’ option. Yet Gatekeeper will be automatically enabled after 30 days, using the following command you can disable Gatekeeper forever.

defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.security GKAutoRearm -bool false

Turning Gatekeeper back on on a Mac with the following command:

defaults delete /Library/Preferences/com.apple.security GKAutoRearm

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1 thought on “Disable Gatekeeper on your Mac

  1. Why would you mark this article as being a “hidden Mac OS X Features” ?

    My tip for you is : Do NOT disable gatekeeper at all !!

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