How to Hide the Dock on Your Mac

  Matt Cone       January 10, 2021      Tutorials Mac


The Dock is the tray that holds the icons of your favorite apps and the apps that are open on your Mac. It’s a handy way to switch between applications, but it also takes up a lot of screen real estate, especially if you use a MacBook. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to hide the Dock on your Mac so that it only appears when you mouse over it.

Hide the Dock on Mac

Here’s how to hide the Dock on your Mac.

  1. From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.

  2. Click Dock & Menu Bar. The window shown below appears.

    Hide the Dock on Mac

  3. Select the Automatically hide and show the Dock checkbox.

The Dock is now hidden! To display the Dock, move the pointer to the side of the screen where it’s hidden.

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