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How to Hide Windows on Mac

If you love a clean organised desktop then you may be curious to learn about ‘hiding windows on Mac!

Learning how to hide windows on your Mac is a great trick to keep live windows neat and tidy and out of your way when you no longer need them but don’t wish to exit them for good.

This trick enables you to hideaway all open windows that are live in a certain application, such as an internet browser like Chrome and Safari or a program like Adobe Photoshop.

Like all nifty Apple Mac maneuvers it is very simple to perform…

 

How to Hide Windows on Mac

 1.) To start off you have to be inside your application to access the browsers/programs toolbar.

2.) In the apps toolbar, next to the mini apple logo we all love, click on the name of the app, i.e. Chrome.

3.) A menu will drop down. Scroll through until you reach the option ‘Hide Chrome’. Click on it with your cursor.

how hide a window on mac

4.) Immediately all the windows in that app disappear.

Note: Unlike minimize where the widow shrinks and quietly sits in your dock, your windows actually hide out of sight.

How to Bring Back Hidden Windows on Mac

If you have hidden your apps windows you may be slightly concerned where they have disappear off to as they will vanish without a trace. But don’t panic…. your windows are even easier to magically bring back then they were to make disappear.

1.) To bring back your hidden Mac windows just click on the application from your dock and they will instantly reappear!

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 :)