Hello friends, Today I will share a method on how to hide dock on Mac using a command and by editing setting. You can even set up automatically hide dock on Mac. Users can easily get rid of the dock from their macOS. This method will work on every Mac, and you dont need any external app.
The dock is a key part of Mac where apps and folders are present which we use frequently. The dock takes much space on our Macbook screen. However, users can increase or decrease the size of the dock on Mac. But still, several people dont like the dock at the bottom of their Mac as it takes a chunk of the display screen and makes it difficult for users to work. And in some cases, if we have fewer apps in the dock, then there is a space gap at the left and right side of the dock. This space gap almost destroys the user-experience while working on Mac.
How to Hide Dock on Mac Easily
There are several apps and software available on the internet and app store to hide dock on Mac. But I will share an inbuilt method. So you don’t need any external app or software. It is also an official method and you can trust it.
- On your Mac, click on the Apple icon, present at the top left side of the screen.
- Click on the System Preferences option.
- Next, click on the Dock icon.
- Tick the option titled “Automatically hide and show the Dock“.
- This will hide dock on Mac immediately.
If you will take your cursor to the bottom of the screen on your Mac. Then, you will be able to see the dock over there until the cursor is placed at the bottom of the screen.
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How to Automatically Hide Dock on Mac using Shortcut Command
If you want to quickly hide dock on a mac using shortcut then there is a predefined keyboard shortcut available for that. It is obvious that there is no settings required, and no preinstalled apps are required for that. All you have to do is that press and hold the key combination of Option+Command+D keys together at once. This will hide and show the dock on Macbook immediately.
How to Keep Dock Visible on Mac
Maybe you have changed your mood and want to keep dock visible on Mac. Other than that, if you have purchased a second hand Mac and you found that the dock keeps hiding automatically in it. Then, you may need to keep the dock visible on Mac. All you have to do is that follow the method which I have described at the above para. Nothing else you have to do for the same.
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How to Fix Mac Dock Disappeared
It may be possible that the dock on your Mac disappeared suddenly. This totally means that your Mac is in full-screen mode. Then, what you can do is that follow up method which I have explained to you about how you can hide dock on Macbook. You just have to untick the option of “Automatically hide and show the Dock“. However, if this didn’t help then you can contact the Apple Help Team.
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This was all about how to hide dock on Mac. There may be more methods available for the same. But, I will recommend you to use this method only because this method uses an inbuilt option as I said earlier. I would also like to recommend you that you should not hide the dock on your Mac if you have sufficient size of your Mac screen. I hope this article has helped you a lot. Make sure you share this article with your friends and family members so that they can also learn the same.