Enable Other Accounts in FileVault
For Technical Support Providers: This page describes how to add other accounts to the list of users enabled to decrypt and use a FileVault 2 encrypted drive
This article applies to: FileVault
This information is intended for technical support providers. End-users should contact their technical support for assistance.
- Open System Preferences, then select Security & Privacy.
- Click the FileVault tab.
- If the padlock icon at the lower left is locked, click it and enter admin credentials.
- Click Enable Users.
- In the list of users, for each user you are enabling, click Enable User, then enter the user's password and click OK. You will then see a confirmation checkmark for each user enabled.
- Click Done.