How to Customize Your Mac's Touch Bar

  Matt Cone       February 2, 2021      Tutorials Mac


Many MacBook Pros have a touch bar — an interactive screen above the keyboard that displays keys that change depending on the application you’re currently using. What many people don’t know is that your Mac’s touch bar can be customized. You can change the buttons that are displayed on the touch bar and rearrange them.

Here’s how to customize your Mac’s touch bar:

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.

  2. Click Keyboard.

  3. Click Customize Touch Bar.

    Customize Mac touch bar

  4. Using the screen that appears, drag and drop buttons onto the touch bar to add them and rearrange them.

    Customize Mac touch bar

  5. When you’re satisfied with the layout, click Done.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully customized your Mac’s touch bar.

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