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[SOLVED] No Alfred 4 selection for "macOS Full disk access preferences" and "macOS Automation preferences"

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Have just done a clean install (i.e. uninstalled Alfred 3 first) to Alfred 4.0.1 b1078.

 

Running on macOS Mojave 10.14.5 on a MacBook Pro (13 inch, 2017, Four thunderbolt 3 ports)

 

Have been able to set the "macOS Accessibility preferences" and the "macOS Contacts preferences" but as the title says unable to set the other 2 preferences as Alfred 4 does not appear in the selection settings.

 

See attached screenshots.

 

Have searched but can't see anyone else having this problem.

 

Look forward to a solution.

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For full disk access, you'll need to click the padlock on this macOS prefs screen to unlock the [+] button, then add Alfred 4 manually.

 

Cheers,

Andrew

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I'm having this issue as well, but only for the Automation category and there is no option to manually add to the list that I can see. Is there another way to manually add it?

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35 minutes ago, Carly said:

I'm having this issue as well, but only for the Automation category and there is no option to manually add to the list that I can see. Is there another way to manually add it?

 

macOS will request this one automatically when it's needed; The button is there to review your options or if you've declined it before and need to go check the box.

 

If you don't see Alfred in the Automation options, then you haven't been using actions that require it yet, and don't need to worry about it.

 

If any are greyed out (Full Disk Access and Automation), it's because you're on a macOS version older than Mojave, and these permissions aren't required.

 

Cheers,
Vero

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On 6/2/2019 at 2:17 PM, Andrew said:

For full disk access, you'll need to click the padlock on this macOS prefs screen to unlock the [+] button, then add Alfred 4 manually.

 

Good news. I’m watching the “Advances in macOS Security” WWDC talk, and they just mentioned that they got developer feedback about how it was weird that users had to manually add apps there, so now if an app is refused access, it will be pre-populated and unchecked.


After the video is available (livestreaming now), it should be around the 32 minute mark.

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Good to hear. Will definitely save some confusion.

 

Really enjoyed the keynote! Best one I have watched in years.

 

Looking forward to all the new changes. Unfortunately the new Mac Pro and Pro Monitor may be a bit out of my price range 🙂

 

 

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1 minute ago, PaulFWatts said:

Really enjoyed the keynote! Best one I have watched in years.

 

Agreed.

 

1 minute ago, PaulFWatts said:

Unfortunately the new Mac Pro and Pro Monitor may be a bit out of my price range

 

Don’t forget the stand!

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