Why MacID might say your Mac is locked when its not

If you set your Mac to require a password for anything other than “immediately” in System Preferences > Security & Privacy > “Require password after sleep or screensaver begins”, then unfortunately the system will always report to MacID that your screen is locked regardless as soon as your display sleeps or the screensaver starts.

Unfortunately there’s nothing that can be done my end, although as ever I’ve submitted a bug report to Apple so hopefully this will get resolved quickly.

For now, if this is causing an issue for you I would suggest changing the option to just require a password “immediately” or disable it altogether and just use MacID to lock your screen.

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