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Install the WhatPulse client on MacOS

The WhatPulse Mac client is simple to install. You can either watch this short video of how to install, or you can check out the stop by step instructions below the video.

Installation steps

  1. Navigate to the Downloads.
  2. Click the Download for Mac button.
  3. Open the downloaded whatpulse-mac-latest.dmg file.
  4. Open the installer application.
  5. Click Open on the an app downloaded from the internet macOS warning and follow the prompts to complete the installation.
  6. After you complete the installation, enable system permissions: 2. Click Open Accessibility>>Open Sytem Preference. 3. In the Security and Privecy window, from the left navigation pane, click Accessibility. 5. Click the lock icon and enter your system password. 6. Select the WhatPulse checkbox on the Accessibility panel. 3. From the left navigation pane, click Input Monitoring, and select the WhatPulse checkbox. 4. Click the Quit & Reopen button to restart WhatPulse.

After you complete the installation and enable system permissions, you are greeted by the welcome screen. Now, you can choose to log in to an existing account or create a new one.

Creating a New WhatPulse Account

  1. Click "Register Account" and click Continue. The WhatPulse website opens in a new browser tab.
  2. Complete the registration form and activate your account.
  3. After you activate your account, you can create a new computer profile. The website will show you how to create this computer profile and link it to the computer you're installing WhatPulse.
  4. When the computer profile is created, the WhatPulse software automatically logs in and start monitoring your stats.

Using an Existing WhatPulse Account

  1. In the WhatPulse client Welcome screen, click on Login. The WhatPulse website opens in a new browser tab.
  2. Sign in to your WhatPulse account.
  3. In the Authorize Client page, do one of the following:
    • If you are reinstalling WhatPulse on a computer that you have used before, click Use an existing Computer.
    • If it's a new computer, click Create a new computer.
  4. After you select or create a create a computer profile, the WhatPulse client automatically log in and start monitoring your stats.