How to to reach your Mac Desktop fast

A store employee points to a Mac

Not everything your Mac does is obvious

Short. Simple. Easy. For Mac users…

How to to reach your Mac Desktop fast

  • Place your thumb and three or four fingers on the trackpad
  • Slowly spread your fingers away from your thumb
  • All the windows will get out the way letting you reach your Desktop.

This is such a great way to quickly check for document, files or whatever else you have stashed in Stacks on your Mojave Mac, as when you find what you need it’s so easy to get back to where you were…

Want the windows back?

When you want those windows back, just use the same gesture, only this time pinch your fingers together.

Don’t forget that when you are working in almost any application the fastest way to get to your application Launchpad is to use an identical gesture (pinch three fingers and thumb together). This will immediately open Launchpad.

I love trackpad gestures. They really help. Here are some more

Jonny Evans

Watching Apple since 1999. I don't say what they should do. I say what they might do. They sometimes do.

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