How to Show or Hide Recent Apps from Dock in macOS Mojave

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Get option for show or hide recent apps from dock in MacOS Mojave 10.14.4. Manage recently used apps showing on docks for quick open for re-use or open again.

Carefully read this hidden features, If you loved to manage the apps and folders on the Mac and want to prevent the desktop from cluttering than this tutorial is beneficial for you. I hope you know about Stacks and how to use stacks in macOS Mojave, which is used to arrange the folders and files so that the desktop doesn’t get messed up. In this article, we will see another way to avoid chaos on your Mac’s Dock by hiding the recent apps from the dock in macOS Mojave.

By default recently used apps in macOS Mojave is enabled but there is a straightforward way by which you can remove recent apps from the dock.

Let’s begin with how to hide or remove new dock in macOS Mojave.

As you can see there are three recently used applications are present between the Trash and other apps. A white line separates these three apps so one can easily find the recently used apps.

1 Hide Recent apps from dock on MacOS Mojave

MacOS Mojave: Recently used app Showing on Dock

Step #1: Click on the “Apple” menu.

Step #2: From the list select “System Preferences.”

2 System Preferences on Mac

Step #3: Open “Dock” after selecting System Preferences.

2 Dock Settings on MacOS Mojave

Step #4: Now, to hide recent dock on macOS Mojave you have to uncheck the option “Show recent Applications in Dock.”

3 Hide Recent Apps on dock in mac Mojave

Suppose you want to use this options or Section back on the dock, Keep Checked. And See instant effect on your Mac’s dock.

You can see there are different options available such as Size, Magnification, Position on screen, Automatically hide and show the Dock and much more.

They are by default-adjusted by the macOS Mojave to ensure reliable user response. However, if you are not satisfied with the default settings, then you can change right from that Dock menu.

So after that, all the recent apps will be hidden from the dock in your MacBook. It is straightforward to go back if you want to see current applications in the dock.

Follow the same above steps and then enable Show Recent Applications in Dock. Make your Desktop more clear and less confusion while working on multiple apps simultaneously.

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