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3 Easy Tips for Organizing your Folders in the Mac’s Dock

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How to switch between list, fan, and grid view with Folders in the Dock

Are you tired of constantly sifting through your Mac’s Dock, trying to locate that one file you need? Or perhaps you are unsure of how to sort and display your files in a way that works best for you. Fear not, for in this video tutorial, we will delve into the intricacies of Dock organization for folders in the Dock, providing you with the tools to take your Mac productivity to the next level.

From list view to fan view, I will cover it all, exploring the various view options available for folders in the Dock. I’ll show you how to change the way the content of folders are shown in the Dock, and how the fan, grid, and list view differ. You’ll learn how to change the way folders are shown in the Dock, and how to set how folders are sorted in the Dock.

So what are you waiting for? Sit back, relax, and let us guide you through the world of Dock organization. Your productivity will thank you.


  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 00:37 – What macOS Version I am Using
  • 01:07 – How to Add Folders to the Mac’s Dock
  • 03:05 – How to Change how the Content of Folders are shown in the Dock
  • 04:20 – How the Fan, Grid, and List View Differ
  • 05:47 – How to Change how Folders are shown in the Dock
  • 06:59 – How to Set how Folders are Sorted in the Dock
  • 08:50 – Wrap Up
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