How to Fade Widgets in macOS Sonoma? For Better Focus

Last Updated on Jun 20, 2023

Widgets on Mac desktop offers a glance into the status of an app or event you are keen about. From weather to reminders, the macOS Sonoma lets you add various widgets to your desktop. 

But, having widgets with full color on the desktop can cause distractions that can interrupt your focus while working on your Mac. And with every distraction, you are hampered by your performance without realizing it. Luckily, by tweaking the widget’s settings to Monochrome on your Mac, you can prevent such a situation. Here’s how you can do it. 

Change Widgets Style on Mac Desktop

In this guide, we’ll show you how to fade Widgets on your Mac Desktop for better focus. 

Steps Widgets fade for better focus on macOS Sonoma

Once you tweak this widget setting, widgets will fade in the background and automatically adapt the Wallpaper color so you can concentrate on the task at hand. Here’s how.

1→ Go to the Apple Menu. Select System Settings…

System Settings for Widgets Style on Mac in macOS Sonoma
System Settings for Widgets Style on Mac in macOS Sonoma

2→ From the left panel, click on Desktop & Dock.

3→ On the right side, swipe down to Widget Settings.

4→ Now, click on Widget Style Dropdown.

Widget Style Settings for Mac from Color to Monochrome
Widget Style Settings for Mac from Color to Monochrome

5→ Lastly, select Monochrome. Get Widget Fade for all time. Even you are on desktop screen or Whenever, open any window on screen.

That’s It! For Widget Style, Full-Color.

Final Thought!

This way you can fade widgets for better focus on macOS. With macOS 14, you can add an iPhone widget to your Mac desktop for more convenience. Plus, if your widgets are misbehaving by showing wrong location, not loading information, etc, to fix it, read our article on how to fix widgets not working on a Mac desktop.

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