Jibapps investigating TrashMe 3 Smart Mode issue (Authorizations required) on macOS Big Sur 11.4

Jibapps has been developing utility apps like Displays, TunesArt, and TrashMe for macOS since 2009.

TrashMe is quite popular among macOS users as it allows easy system cleaning and app uninstallation options.


The TrashMe 3 app series started in 2020 and version 3.3 is now available for macOS including the recently released macOS Big Sur 11.4.

The latest TrashMe version offers a lot of improvements and a redesigned Smart Mode along with a bunch of bug fixes.

However, there is still a small issue in TrashMe 3 on macOS Big Sur 11.4 where the Smart Mode might prompt for authorizations.


Users of TrashMe 3 might get the ‘Authorizations required’ message on the latest macOS version even after the required access has been provided to the app.

Since the issue is specific to the latest macOS version which came out pretty recently, no reports regarding the said issue have come to light so far.

However, the issue has been acknowledged by the official Jibapps Twitter handle and they are investigating it.


Also, no ETA for a fix or workaround has been provided by the app developer in the acknowledgement.

So, those running TrashMe 3 on the latest macOS version may have to dwell with the said problem for some time.

It is, however, still good to see that the developers are already investigating the said issue.


Hopefully, a fix for the same arrives soon so that TrashMe 3 users can fine tune their Macs without any hassle.

That said, we will be back with more details as and when new information becomes available so stay tuned.

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