Mac unlock doesn't work with Apple Watch? Try these simple steps.

The macOS feature that lets you unlock your Mac with Apple Watch provides security and maximum

comfort. However, a problem may arise if the feature stops working properly.

If Mac unlocking does not work with Apple Watch, here are some solutions you can try.

The most common problem with this feature is thatthe indicator is spinning for a couple of seconds, but it doesn’t unlock the Mac, and eventually a sign that requires a password is displayed. In this situation, solution # 8 will do. You may have other cases, but one solution should definitely help.

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Solution 1: Make sure you entered your password correctlyMac while loading.

After turning on the Apple Watch unlock, you have everythingYou'll still have to enter your password if you restart your Mac. This is not a bug, it is a security measure designed specifically. Each time you restart your computer, you first have to enter the password manually. After that, if your Mac goes into sleep mode, you can unlock it using Apple Watch.

Solution 2: Make sure you entered your password correctlyApple Watch.

Like the Mac password, the Apple Watch password must also be entered manually first. This is also a security measure designed to ensure that no outsider can unlock your Mac.

Solution 3: turn the function on and off.

On a Mac, go to  > System Settings >Security. Select a tabMain, then remove and check the box next toAllowApple Watch unlockMac.

Solution 4: check that you are logged in to both devices on the same account.

On a Mac, go to  > System Settings > iCloud and check that the account here is the same as on the Apple Watch in the Watch app > Basic > Accounts.

If the account does not match, you can not use the unlock function.

Solution 5: Make sure Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are turned on on your Mac.

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi must be enabled to transfer information. If they are turned off, Apple Watch will not be able to connect to the Mac to unlock it.

Solution 6: Check thatMac function disabledInternet Sharing

On a Mac, go to  > System Settings > Share and make sure access is disabled.

Solution 7: Check thatApple Watch was no more than an arm's length away fromMac.

This is understandable, but you still need to be close to your Mac to unlock it for hours.

Decision8:restart everything.

If nothing worked, just restart your Mac and Apple Watch. You may need to reboot your Mac more than once in order for the function to work properly.