One of the best things when it comes to macOS is that you can set up contacts, location, and event suggestions, so you can keep up with the latest happenings right on your computer. This feature has been around for years in macOS and receives mostly positive reviews from Mac owners worldwide.
However, many users may find those suggestions annoying. Luckily, you can disable contacts, location and event suggestions on your Mac without the need for a third-party software or program to be installed on your machine.
In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to turn off contacts, location, and event suggestions on your Mac. Before we begin, the below guide works on Mac running macOS Sierra or higher, but we recommend you update your machine to macOS High Sierra.
How to turn off contacts, location, and event suggestions in macOS High Sierra
How to turn off contact suggestions in macOS High Sierra
Step one: First off, launch Contacts on your Mac (you can open it from the Dock at the bottom of your Mac’s screen)
Step two: Head to the Apple menu, click Contacts and select Preferences from the drop-down menu to proceed
Step three: Check the box next to Show Contacts Siri Found in Apps to disable the feature.
How to turn off location suggestions in macOS High Sierra
Step one: Click on the Apple menu at the top of the screen and select System Preferences from the drop-down menu
Step two: Next up, hit Security & Privacy and then hit Privacy to proceed
Step three: Hit the lock icon at the bottom left corner of the Security & Privacy to allow to make changes on your Mac
Step four: Once you are done, hit Location Services from the left-side menu and then hit System Services. After that, click on Details and then check the box next to Location-Based Suggestions to disable the feature
Step five: Hit Done to complete the task.
How to turn off event suggestions in macOS High Sierra
Step one: Open Calendar on your Mac and then click Calendar in the menu bar
Step two: Next up, select Preferences from the drop-down menu and then check the box next to Show Siri Found in Apps Calendar to disable the feature.
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