Sophos on Mac - Weekly Scans


This process is here to teach you how to set up recurring weekly scans on Sophos for Mac.


  • A Mac laptop or desktop
  • A Mac with Sophos installed


  1. Click on the shield icon in your Finder toolbar, and select "Open Scans..."
  2. Expand the Scans window by clicking on "Custom Scans" at the bottom. 
  3. Click on the gear icon in the bottom left and choose "Scan Settings..." from the drop-down menu
  4. Click on the Schedule tab.
  5. Tick the box that says "Enable schedule." You can now choose a day and time for your computer to run your weekly scans.
  6. Hit "Done" to save your changes.

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


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