How to Enable Accessibility on Mac OS X

How to Enable Accessibility on macOS 10.14 Mojave

Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy

  1. Click the Privacy tab.
  2. Select Accessibility from the list.
  3. Click the lock icon to make changes.
  4. Check the box next to any Mizage apps (Divvy, ShortStop, etc).

If you don't see the app you're trying to authorize, you can add them by using the [+] button or simply drag the app from Finder and drop it onto the Accessibility list.

If you see this dialog while using Divvy, be sure to click "OK." This permission is necessary for Divvy to be able to resize windows for certain non-standard apps, such as Microsoft Office.

If you click "Don't Allow," you can always re-enable this permission:

  1. Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy
  2. Click the Privacy tab.
  3. Select Automation from the list.
  4. Click the lock icon to make changes.
  5. Check the box next to any Mizage apps (Divvy, ShortStop, etc).

If you have performed the steps above and are having issues please contact us.

How to Enable Accessibility on macOS 10.10 Yosemite, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 Sierra and 10.13 High Sierra

Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy

  1. Click the Privacy tab.
  2. Select Accessibility from the list.
  3. Click the lock icon to make changes.
  4. Check the box next to any Mizage apps (Divvy, ShortStop, etc) and System Events, if present.

If you don't see the app you're trying to authorize, you can add them by using the [+] button or simply drag the app from Finder and drop it onto the Accessibility list.

If you have performed the steps above and are having issues please contact us.

How to Enable Accessibility on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy

  1. Click the Privacy tab.
  2. Select Accessibility from the list.
  3. Click the lock icon to make changes.
  4. Check the box next to any Mizage apps (Divvy, ShortStop, etc) and System Events, if present.

If you don't see the app you're trying to authorize, simply drag the app from Finder and drop it onto the Accessibility list.

If you have performed the steps above and are having issues please contact us.

How to Enable Accessibility on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

Open System Preferences > Accessibility

Check the box next to "Enable access for assistive devices"

How to Enable Accessibility on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Open System Preferences > Universal Access

Check the box next to "Enable access for assistive devices"

How to Enable Accessibility on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and 10.6 Snow Leopard

Open System Preferences > Universal Access

Check the box next to "Enable access for assistive devices"