Using System Commands with Alfred Remote

Stepped away from your Mac without locking your screen first? Do it with Remote!

You can use any of Alfred's built-in System Commands to control your Mac from Remote.

To get started, take a look at the example page of System Commands. In Alfred's Preferences on your Mac, go to the Remote preferences and click on the + button at the bottom of the Remote pages sidebar. Select Examples > System Commands to add it.

Remote System Commands


Adding System Commands

Add a System Command by clicking on an empty space in the Remote preferences on your Mac. Select an action under the "System Command" menu item.

The actions available are:

  • Screen Saver
  • Show Trash
  • Empty Trash
  • Log Out
  • Sleep
  • Lock
  • Restart
  • Shut Down
  • Quit All Apps
  • Eject All

Want to create your own actions? Take a look at the Workflow triggers page.

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