How to prevent unwanted Mac apps from launching at startup


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Every time I restart my Mac, some apps that I rarely use automatically launch and I have to wait a little longer to start doing whatever I wanted to do.

So I decided to remove these apps from the startup process to speed things up. Here is how you can do it tpp:

  • Open System Preferences on your Mac. You can do this via Finder (Cmd + Space) or by clicking on the Apple logo in the menu bar and selecting the System Preferences option.
  • Go to Users and Groups> Connection Items.
  • You can remove unwanted applications by selecting them and clicking the “-” icon.
  • If you want an application to start upon login but not appear on the screen, you can check the Hide box.