Problem starting oDesk Team app on OS X Mavericks

Listed below are solutions for some of the problems that you might face while trying to use oDesk Team App on Mac OS X.

App can’t be opened because it is from unidentified identifier
This usually occurs when you try to open any apps downloaded from third party developers and not from Mac App Store. This issue can be resolved by providing the necessary permission using System Preferences.
Launch System Preferences on Mac
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Select Security & Privacy options and navigate to General Tab.
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Make sure to unlock Settings for making changes. Then navigate to Allows apps downloaded from and mark the radio option with caption as “Mac App Store and identified developers”.
oDesk Team Critical Warning – Unable to count keyboard events
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Launch System Preferences and navigate to Security & Privacy options.
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Click the Accessibility option under Privacy tab and make sure mark the check box next to oDesk Team.app. This would allow the apps to capture the keyboard events from your computer.

In Category: Apple, Mac, Mac OS X

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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  • Amin September 5, 2014, 6:55 pm

    I’d the mentioned problem and followed your instructions. Now, I’ve oDesk Team in work on my Mac.

    Thanks for this helpful post!

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