How to Stop Mac from Sleeping (macOS Ventura and Above)

Note: This article is applicable to macOS Ventura 13.0 and above.

At times you may not want your Mac device to go to sleep as you keep it idle. In such a case you need to change the settings on your macOS so that the device do not get locked.

Steps to prevent Mac from Sleeping

  1. Click on the Apple logo ๏ฃฟ on the Menubar.
  2. Now select System Settings...
  3. From the sidebar select Lock Screen.
  4. Now make the following changes.
    • Start Screen Saver when inactive: Never
    • Turn display off on battery when inactive: Never
    • Turn display off on power adapter when inactive: Never
    • Do take note if you are using a MacBook Air/Pro Laptop - Never letting your display go to sleep may shorten battery life.

      Stop Mac from Sleeping Settings

This article is demonstrated on macOS Sonoma 14.

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