How to Customize Finder Sidebar on Mac

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In the Finder, the sidebar lists commonly used shortcuts, drives, and network locations. You can get to the Applications, Desktop, Download, Document and so forth from there. There are multiple ways to customize Finder sidebar to suit your preference. To start with, open the Finder by clicking on its icon at the left end of the Dock.

Some users prefer small icons to the Finder sidebar while others prefer large ones. To reside the sidebar icons, you can head to the System Preferences > General, and select Small, Large, Medium from the drop-down menu next to the “Sidebar icon size”.

Adding or removing a shortcut in sidebar is quite an easy thing. To remove an item in the sidebar, just click and drag its icon out of the Finder and loose your mouse, the shortcut will disappear from the sidebar. To add a file, folder, app, or disk to the sidebar, hold down the Command key, and drag the item to the Favorites section.

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If you accidently hide the sidebar, how to get it back? To restore missing sidebar, open a new Finder window, click on the View at the top, and choose Show Sidebar option.

To minimize or maximize the number of items shown in the sidebar, you need to access to Finder Preferences. In a Finder window, click on the Finder in the Menu Bar and choose Preferences. As the window opens, click on the Sidebar tab, and you can check the items you want to show in the sidebar, or deselect the ones you wanna hide.

There are many ways to customize your Finder, and here we only list a few of them. You can set more options for Finder windows in the Finder Preferences.

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