Why do I not have a library folder on my Mac?

Why do I not have a library folder on my Mac?

Hold the Option key on your keyboard, and click the Go menu at the top of the screen. With the Go menu open, you’ll notice that pressing and releasing Option will display or hide the Library choice in this menu. Select Library from the Go menu (while holding down Option) to access the hidden folder.

How do I get to my Library folder?

For this, do the following:

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Click Go in a Menu bar.
  3. Hold the Option key to reveal the Library folder in the drop-down list.
  4. Select Library.

Where is macOS Library folder?

In the Finder, hold down the Option key when using the Go menu. Library will appear below the current user’s home directory. Note: After you open the Library folder, you can drag the Library icon from the top of that window to the Dock, sidebar, or toolbar to make it readily accessible.

How do I unhide my Library folder on Mac?

2. Unhide the Library folder using the Finder view options:

  1. Open a new Finder window.
  2. Navigate to Macintosh HD > Users > [your login].
  3. Select View > Show View Options from the Finder menu bar.
  4. In the View Options dialog box, check the box next to Show Library Folder.

How do I see all folders on a Mac?

Select the Finder icon from your Dock. Once open, use the left-hand sidebar to navigate through locations, folders, and files.

How do I see all folders on my Mac?

How do I access library on Mac?

To access the Library folder, open the Finder and then, while viewing the Go pull-down menu, hold down the Option key to see the Library. It shows up between the Home and Computer menu options.

How do I permanently see my Library folder on Mac?

Unhide the Library folder permanently

  1. Open your Home folder using Go > Home from the menu bar or if you have a shortcut for it.
  2. Click View > Show View Options from the menu bar.
  3. Check the box for Show Library Folder and close the window.

How do I open the library folder in Lion?

But in Lion, if you Option-click the Go menu, your Library folder magically appears in the menu; choose Library from the menu to open the folder in the Finder. Hold down the Option key while clicking the Go menu, and your Library folder magically appears.

How do I get to the library folder on my Mac?

Use Go To Folder The Go To Folder command, in the Finder’s Go menu (also accessible by pressing Shift+Command+G), has long been a quick way to access invisible folders such as /Volumes and /usr; it’s now useful for accessing your Library folder, as well. Just type ~/Library and click Go to view the folder in the current Finder window.

How do I get the library icon on my toolbar?

Then drag the Library folder’s icon from the Finder-window title bar and drop it onto the window’s toolbar. (Alternatively, if you’re viewing your Library folder in the Finder’s column view, you can drag its icon from the Finder window to the toolbar.)