Access Mac Finder

How to Access Mac Finder Window

How to access Mac Finder WindowLearning how to use your Mac Finder window will really make your Mac life a lot easier.

It is so simple to learn how to use and once you have the ‘MacNerdy know how’ you will be able to use it to – organise files and folders, access ALL of your stored Files, Applications, Images, Music tracks, Movies and Downloads. You can also use it to access the contents of any external device plugged in to your computer i.e. a USB pen drive and even additional computers you have connected to yours via the network.

Your Mac Finder window is brilliant but how do you access it?

 

How to Access Mac Finder Window

There are two easy way to access your Mac Finder window. Just follow these steps…

How to access Mac Finder Window – Option 1

This the easier way to pull up your Mac Finder window. Navigate your way to your Dock (usually located at the bottom of your screen). Click the Finder icon and like magic your Mac finder window will pop up ready and raring to go.

If you are not sure which icon belongs to your Finder, just hover your cursor over each one and read the text that will pop up above the icons.

Mac Finder

 

How to access Mac Finder Window – Option 2

 1.) For a slightly more long winded approach click your wallpaper to make sure you are on your desktop (home page).

2.) If you are on the correct screen the toolbar at the top should have a bolded tab named ‘Finder’. This is is literally next to the mini Apple icon located on the left hand side.

Access Mac Finder

3.) Next to this tab in one called File. Click this one.

4.) A drop down menu will appear. Select the fist option ‘New Finder Window’.

5.) A split second and your Finder window will pop up.

Sophie Tucker

Sophie Tucker

Chef Author at MacNerdy.com
Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly 🙂
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Hi I'm Sophie, Chef Author at Macnerdy.com I'm a self proclaimed Mac Nerd and try and make it my job to know the latest tips and tricks for my readers. So whether you are a budding Mac geek, or a full blown enthusiast, I hope my guides can get you through smoothly :)