Clean up yourMac
Clear out the clutter to make your Mac run like a dream
We’re all guilty of it: saving files in a hurry and saying to ourselves we’ll tidy later.
Cut to several months later and those files are likely to be exactly where you left them. The longer you leave things, the more you accumulate, and the bigger the task of cleaning up gets.
With the ease of migrating from an old Mac to a new one, it’s easy to carry across years’ worth of cruft, up until the point you run out of storage space and your productivity grinds to a halt. You’ll soon discover ways to deal with that, using a mix of tools built in to macOS and third-party apps that provide a different perspective on what’s taking up space. You’ll also learn easy techniques to keep future chaos at bay.
Running out of space isn’t just a Mac problem, though. Your iPhone and iPad may need sorting out now and then, so we also have tips to get those devices in a good state – and stay that way.