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An Instruction to Mute the Mac Startup Sound!

An Instruction to Mute the Mac Startup Sound!
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Each time we start up the Mac or turn off the Mac, there will appear a sound, but sometimes this sound will disturb us in a quiet condition. So, in this post, I’d like to show you a method to mu

Would you like to turn off mute the Mac startup sound?

It must be familiar for Mac user when you boot up or restart your Mac, the Mac will make the traditional “startup chime” sound”. Some people may love this sound but others, not so much. On one hand, this sound can let you know the Mac is starting up properly, but on the other hand, it isn’t appropriate if you’re booting up your Mac in a quiet location like a library, or sleeping.

Therefore, if we know how to easily mute the sound on our next boot, it can reduce the influence on other people. Now, here is an effective way to silence the Mac startup sound permanently, just a terminal command to change a hidden setting.



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Step1. Turn on the terminal

Open “Launchpad”> “Other”> “Terminals” to turn on the terminal.



Step2. Enter the following code (shutdown mute code)

Enter “sudo nano /Library/Scripts/sound-off.sh” in the Matthew bash.



Then The system will prompt for a password: Enter your power-on password. Enter the password and enter the following code.



After that, it will enter the window, this time by pressing the “control + O” and then press enter to save. Then press “control + X” to exit.

Step3. Enter the following command

a. To restore audio code after powering on the system, enter the following code: sudo nano /Library/Scripts/sound-on.sh.



b. The system will prompt for a password: Enter your power-on password. Enter the password and enter the following code.



c. It will enter the other window, this time by pressing the “control + O” and then press “enter” to save. Then press “control + X” to exit.

Step4. Enter the enable command

a. Enter a command: “sudo chmod u+x /Library/Scripts/sound-off.sh” to let the above code automatically execute the task.



b. Enter “sudo chmod u+x /Library/Scripts/sound-on.sh”.

c. Enter “sudo defaults write com.apple.loginwindow LogoutHook /Library/Scripts/sound-off.sh”.

d. Enter “sudo defaults write com.apple.loginwindow LoginHook /Library/Scripts/sound-on.sh”.

Step5. Check that the code is valid or not.




Open Finder> Go to Folder Enter: / Library / Scripts /, and check the folder for the existence of these two scripts.



Now, you won’t hear the startup chime when starting up or shutting down your MacBook. Hurry to try it!

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