Restoring Finder Favorites

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About this Article

This article covers the Finder Favorites Sidebar. Finder now allows you to customize what you choose to see in your Favorites within Finder Sidebar so that you only have the folders you wish to see. In the past, these were all provide automatically and in this current OS you need to select the options you wish to have listed.

Process for Restoring Finder Favorites Sidebar

Fig 1. Firefox Remove from Sidebar
  1. Open a New Finder Window and right-click (i.e. secondary click) on the Desktop folder and choose Remove from Sidebar (Figure 1).
  2. Select Finder menu and choose Preferences.
  3. Select the Sidebar tab.
  4. Choose the different folders you wish to have (e.g. Desktop, Documents, Pictures, etc.) in the Sidebar or a Finder Window and close.

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