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I can't type when accessing macOS Catalina. What can I do?

    When accessing a mac running macOS Catalina, the host does not accept keyboard input.


    Due to Apple's security features, keyboard input is blocked.


    1. In the top-right corner, click the Apple icon > System Preferences .
    2. Select Security and Privacy.
    3. Select Accessibility.
    4. In the bottom-left corner, click the lock icon. An Authentication dialog box appears.
    5. Log in with an Administrator account.
    6. De-select LMIGuiAgent.
    7. Select LMIGUIAgent.

      Result: Keyboard input is now possible on your Mac.

    Article last updated: 21 November, 2022