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 On modern macOS, you enable Accessibility permissions by opening System Preferences,​ going to the Security & Privacy preferences,​ and in the Privacy pane select Accessibility and ensure that both Keyboard Maestro and Keyboard Maestro Engine are ticked. On modern macOS, you enable Accessibility permissions by opening System Preferences,​ going to the Security & Privacy preferences,​ and in the Privacy pane select Accessibility and ensure that both Keyboard Maestro and Keyboard Maestro Engine are ticked.
  
-(!) Note that for Mojave ​(Developer Beta 5 / Public Beta 4) you may need to relaunch ​the Keyboard Maestro ​Engine or make any change to your macros after enabling ​accessibility.+(!) Note that for Mojave ​it is fairly common for the accessibility checkboxes to be on but Keyboard Maestro ​still not have permission. ​ Generally toggling the accessibility ​permissions checkboxes off and on resolves the issue. ​ Alternatively,​ deleting the entries and letting the system re-create them usually works if toggling is not sufficient.
  
 (!) Note that OS X Yosemite (10.10 GM1 through 10.10.2) has a serious problem adding applications to the accessibility pane properly. This bug was largely resolved in Yosemite 10.10.3. So if you are having problems with accessibility under Yosemite, upgrade to 10.10.3 or later, and then launch Keyboard Maestro. ​ (!) Note that OS X Yosemite (10.10 GM1 through 10.10.2) has a serious problem adding applications to the accessibility pane properly. This bug was largely resolved in Yosemite 10.10.3. So if you are having problems with accessibility under Yosemite, upgrade to 10.10.3 or later, and then launch Keyboard Maestro. ​
  
-If you continue to have problems with enabling Accessibility permissions,​ ensure you only have one copy of Keyboard Maestro on your Mac and restart and try again.+If you continue to have problems with enabling Accessibility permissions,​ ensure you only have one copy of Keyboard Maestro on your Mac, that it is in the /​Applications folder, that you moved it there **using the Finder** ​and restart and try again.
  
 If you continue to have problems, [[https://​support.keyboardmaestro.com/​|contact support]]. If you continue to have problems, [[https://​support.keyboardmaestro.com/​|contact support]].
  
 ** Historic Mojave Beta information which will be removed when Mojave is released ** ** Historic Mojave Beta information which will be removed when Mojave is released **
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 +Note that for Mojave (Developer Beta 5 / Public Beta 4) you may need to relaunch the Keyboard Maestro Engine or make any change to your macros after enabling accessibility.
  
 Note that OS X Mojave (Developer Betas 1-4 / Public Betas 1-3) has a serious problem adding accessibly for Keyboard Maestro Engine. ​ Specifically after it is added, you can click the checkbox but it wont necessarily turn on.  Resolve this by deleting the Keyboard Maestro Engine entry from the Accessibility list and relaunching Keyboard Maestro Engine (Keyboard Maestro File ➤ Quit Engine, File ➤ Launch Engine), and then you can check the checkbox to enable accessibility permissions. Note that OS X Mojave (Developer Betas 1-4 / Public Betas 1-3) has a serious problem adding accessibly for Keyboard Maestro Engine. ​ Specifically after it is added, you can click the checkbox but it wont necessarily turn on.  Resolve this by deleting the Keyboard Maestro Engine entry from the Accessibility list and relaunching Keyboard Maestro Engine (Keyboard Maestro File ➤ Quit Engine, File ➤ Launch Engine), and then you can check the checkbox to enable accessibility permissions.
assistance/Accessibility_Permission_Problem.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/27 21:37 by peternlewis