How to Turn Standard User to an Administrator on Mac

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to convert standard or managed user accounts to administrator on your Mac for each person you wish to give more privileges.

1 Convert User to Administrator

  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences.
    Screenshot of the Apple menu, with System Preferences selected.
  2. Click Users & Groups.
    Screenshot of the System Preferences window, with Users & Groups selected.
  3. Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.
    Lock icon.
  4. Select a standard user or managed user in the list of users, then select “Allow user to administer this computer.
    Screenshot of the Users & Groups window with the Allow user to administer this computer selected with a checkmark.
  5. You've successfully converted the standard user to an administrator.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to convert standard or managed user accounts to administrator on your Mac for each person you wish to give more privileges.
  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences.
    Screenshot of the Apple menu, with System Preferences selected.
  2. Click Users & Groups.
    Screenshot of the System Preferences window, with Users & Groups selected.
  3. Click the lock icon to unlock it, then enter an administrator name and password.
    Lock icon.
  4. Select a standard user or managed user in the list of users, then select “Allow user to administer this computer.
    Screenshot of the Users & Groups window with the Allow user to administer this computer selected with a checkmark.
  5. You've successfully converted the standard user to an administrator.
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