Step 4. Next up, hit the enter key. First off, download HiddenMe on your computer and launch it. Now, check out a circle icon in the menu bar. Click on it and then select Hide Desktop Icons. Now, all the files will go away from the screen. If you want to bring them back, click on the circle icon and then select Show Desktop Icons. Note: if you ever want to remove the HiddenMe icon from the menu bar, click on it and select Quit. And I think you probably already know about it. Alternately, you can drag the unwanted icons to Trash to remove them.
Apple has introduced a new Stacks feature in macOS Mojave to let users keep the desktop neat and clean. So, how does this feature work? Well, it basically organizes all the files into file types and then places them on the right edge of the screen. However, you have the option to stack them based on date added, date modified and more. To use it, right click on the View menu and select Use Stacks.
Hopefully, you have got all the tricks required to keep your Mac desktop clean or remove the clutter instantly. Let us know your feedback down below in the comments.
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Try free. Start with the basics: Check whether the drive is properly plugged in.
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Faulty cable. Try connecting the same device with a different cable. Damaged USB or flash drive port. It could be a hardware issue with the Mac.
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Reboot your Mac. Hopefully, some data damage that can be fixed by restarting. Or press and hold the power button and, when a dialog box appears, click the Restart or press R. Incorrectly formatted drive. Not every external drive is optimized for Macs. It could be that you are trying to connect something only fit to interact with Windows devices.