How Do I Disable Antivirus Software Temporarily On MAC

You can disable Antivirus Software temporarily on Mac device and enable it whenever required. 


  • On your Mac device, click the Spotlight icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Now, the Spotlight search box opens up. Type the antivirus software name you are using, and press Enter to search it on the device.
  • When the recommended results appear, click on the antivirus software name to open it on the dock.
  • After the Antivirus window opens, go to the Settings section and find the disable or turn off the option.
  • Select the disable menu or click the button to disable the Antivirus on the Mac.
  • If the program prompts you to confirm the action, select OK or Yes or Confirm.


  • On the Menu bar of the Mac dock, find the Antivirus software icon.
  • Next, right-click on the Antivirus icon, and a list of options displays.
  • Choose the Stop or Disable or Turn Off option to disable the Antivirus software on Mac.
  • When the confirmation window appears, click OK or Yes or Confirm to continue disabling.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and perform a scan to check for any malware. If still you have a question on disable Antivirus Software temporarily on Mac, contact our technical team for further details.
Disable Antivirus Software Temporarily On Mac


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