Macbook Administrative Access

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Granting Administrative Access

This section details how to grant a user administrative access on their Macbook.

To add a new administrator account to your child's device, please follow the steps on this page under 'Add a User':


To Convert your child's already existing standard or managed user account to an administrator:

  • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Users & Groups
  • Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.
  • Select a standard user or managed user in the list of users, then select "Allow user to administer this computer"