How to Disable System Integrity Protection on Mac

System Integrated Protection

Besides the System Protection Software that you have downloaded on your mac to keep your system safe from malware attack, macOS has already one built-in that is designed to make it even more difficult for malware to access the important files.

Sometimes, the system’s integrity protection comes in the way of apps to run smoothly. To make the apps work properly, you can disable the SIP. In this guide, we will show you how it’s done.

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Turn Off System Integrity Protection

Follow the steps mentioned below in order to turn off System Integrity Protection for your mac:

Shut down your Mac and restart.

When you will press the Power button, hold down the “Command + R” keys on the keyboard until you will see the Apple logo. It will restart the mac into Recovery Mode.

From the menu bar at the top of the screen, click on “Utilities”.

From the drop-down menu, select “Terminal”.

In the terminal you will need to type the command given below to disable SIP:

csrutil disable

Press the Return key to process the command.

The terminal will ask you to Restart your system which will implement the changes made.

Click on the Apple icon on the top left corner of the screen and select the “Restart” option from the drop-down menu.

This time restart your system in normal mode, don’t press any keys. In order to enable the SIP again, follow the same steps mentioned above, except type “csrutil enable” command in Terminal.

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