Mac Tips

How to view Recent Items on Mac OS?

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Here are few tips to view Recent items on Mac OS and hide other applications that are running on Mac OS. Let’s have a quick of two simple ways for the questions “How to view Recent Items on Mac OS?” and How to hide other applications that are running on Mac OS?”.

How to view Recent Items on Mac OS?

To view Recent Items on Mac OS, click on the Apple icon at the top left corner of the header menu and hover over “Recent Items” option. You will find the list of recent applications that you have opened on your Mac OS and switch to a particular application by choosing the application from “recent applications” list.

You can find recent documents as well as applications from the “Recent Items” list.  Even you can clear the recent applications list, click on “Clear Menu” option. That’s it all your recent applications history on Mac disappears and you can start a quick application search.

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How to hide other applications that are running on Mac OS?

If you are running an application and needs to hide other applications that are running on Mac OS behind of the current application that is opened then use this simple option to hide other applications on Mac OS apart from the application currently in the opened state at the top of all the application windows.

Click on the <Application Name> from the header menu options example: Safari, that is top of all the applications and then click on “Hide Others” option. To hide the application itself click on “Hide <application name>” (Hide Safari).

These are the two simple ways to view Recent items on Mac OS and hide other applications that are running on Mac OS.