Display Contact info on Login/Lock Screen of OS X Lion

Mac OS X Lion gives an option to add a message on login or lock screen, showing “If found please return…” and contact info on the screen is great idea incase of missplaced, lost or theft. Follow the given instruction to display a message on login or Lock screen on OS X Lion.


Open “System Preferences”, Click on “Security & Privacy” icon


Click on the lock to make change (You need to enter password first)


Now click on the Checkbox “Show a message when the screen is locked” and type the message in the text box that you want to show on the Login / Lock screen of OS X Lion.

Locked screen message OS X Lion

Close the “Security & Privacy” windows and logout. You will see the message on the Login / Lock screen.

OS X Lion Login Screen

See also:

Show all users on login screen

0 comments… add one

Leave a Comment

Join Our Subscribers

Receive the latest how-to guides, news, and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!