How To Show All Hidden Files and Folders In Finder on Mac

Many users want to know everything on their computer. Admittedly, I am one of those guys who love to see everything, every details on their computer, when I was a Windows user I would always make sure that Windows Explorer would show all hidden files and folders. I’m not sure why, but I liked it this way.

 Nowaday, probably you would like to know that there is a few hidden folders and files that no one can see it except you, but how to show them and make them appear ? In this post I will show you how to show hidden files and folders in Finder on your Mac

How to show hidden files in Finder on OS X

STEP 1: Launch Terminal and copy/paste the following code:
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean true ; killall Finder

STEP 2: By writing the above code, you should now see hidden files and folders in the finder.
Now you know how to show any hidden files and folders in the finder on your Mac.. In order to re-hide them again, simply follow these steps:

STEP 1: Launch Terminal and copy/paste the following code:
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean false ; killall Finder
 As always, feel free to ask any question in the comments section below.

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