How to access Mac Finder Window

Mac Finder Window – Introduction

What is The Mac Finder Window

You will find yourself visiting your Mac Finder Window time and time again. In Mac OS X The Finder feature provides easy access to all your files and folders stored on your machine.

 Mac Finder Window

Mac Finder Window – What’s inside?

Learning how to use your Mac Finder window will defiantly make your computer life a lot easier. Your Finder window enables you to access practically every single item stored on your machine. From files, folders, images, applications, hard disks, DVDs etc.

Mac finder window is so handy as it allows you to easily organise your files and folders the which ever way suites you best. It also helps you to search for stuff and can even deleted items you no longer need.

The finder window consists of two areas. The all important sidebar that has the contents of your Mac cleverly broken down into categories. A a large window that will display the the cargo of which ever category you are looking through.

The contents of your Mac (files, applications, downloads, music, etc) are grouped together where relevant and then split and organised under three main sections. These sections are titled ‘Favourites’, ‘Shared’ and ‘Devices’.

Favourites

The large Favourites category has grouped all your files into Airdrop, Applications, Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Movies, Music and Pictures.

Devices

The Devices section will contain any external items that gets connected to your computer. Such as USB stick, flash drive, hard disk, DVD, network volume etc. So for example if you have got a USB stick plugged in, an icon for it will show in the devices section allowing you to access its filling via our Mac Finder window.

Shared

The shared category will house any additional computers that are connected to your machine via the network. This allows you to simply see who has successfully connected and enables you to access them quickly.

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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 :)