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  Reply # 1475439 20-Jan-2016 14:43
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Something else just crossed my mind...

 

Is the Macbook on the Power Adapter or Battery?

 

On your Mac, go to System Preferences -> Energy Saver and check those configurations. You might have Energy Saver settings defined even when you are on Power Adapter.




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  Reply # 1475459 20-Jan-2016 14:54
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wscalioni:

 

Something else just crossed my mind...

 

Is the Macbook on the Power Adapter or Battery?

 

On your Mac, go to System Preferences -> Energy Saver and check those configurations. You might have Energy Saver settings defined even when you are on Power Adapter.

 

 

 

 

ok thanks - I'll try that

 

it's only happened since Xmas like I said but I'll see that is the pronblem

 

I have it on power adaptor most of the time


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1475498 20-Jan-2016 15:49
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Where are you located, someone that lives local might be able to give you a hand. Does it just do it when the iPhone is plugged in?




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  Reply # 1475530 20-Jan-2016 16:29
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BTR:

 

Where are you located, someone that lives local might be able to give you a hand. Does it just do it when the iPhone is plugged in?

 

 

 

 

I'm on Nth Shore Akld... it happens all the time - I use the macbook in the evenings and at night mainly and wife always has her phone on her and charges it up (plugs it in) when we go to bed, so no I doubt that's the problem.

 

 

 

I'll try a couple of things tonight see if they work....


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  Reply # 1475544 20-Jan-2016 16:35
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An iPhone physically plugged to a Macbook won't make it require system logon after a while. This is absolutely unrelated. 


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  Reply # 1475609 20-Jan-2016 18:24
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Go into the Users and Groups option under system preferences and check whether your system is set up to log in to your machine via iCloud. 

 

I have had to disable this option because I have found that whenever I change my iCloud password I get an endless stream of pop-up boxes from iMessage, Facetime, etc. asking me to repeatedly enter my new password. This seems to go on for several days before it eventually realises that I am actually entering my password correctly.

 

I'm guessing your wife may have changed her iCloud password when she set up her new iPhone?




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  Reply # 1475750 20-Jan-2016 22:20
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thanks for the replies

 

 

 

I changed the password and checked under system preferences security and privacy and the 'require password' field was not ticked but when I came back to the macbook after about 20 mins it asked me for a password....

 

 

 

if I go into users and groups it has

 

Automatic login : wifes name

 

display login window as: name and password - there is no option to disable this - I don't want a login window to come up

 

 

 

this has got me baffled - but I'm gonna figure it out!

 

 


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  Reply # 1475764 20-Jan-2016 22:36
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Will it allow you to change the automatic login to you rather than your wife? Do you share an Apple ID - if so that may be confusing it as well.




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  Reply # 1475775 20-Jan-2016 22:49
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PJ48:

 

Will it allow you to change the automatic login to you rather than your wife? Do you share an Apple ID - if so that may be confusing it as well.

 

 

 

 

no it's her name that comes up or guest user... we have 1 apple ID and certanly don't need another!

 

I'm not going to remove her name or change it to mine because that won't make the problem go away


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