Can’t Find the Apple Menu? Here’s Where It Is!

If you’re looking for the Apple menu and can’find it, don’t worry – you’re not alone. Here’s where to find it in macOS.

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If you’re new to the Mac, you might be wondering where the Apple menu is. After all, it’s a pretty important menu, and it’s one of the first things you see when you open a Windows program.

So where is it?

The answer is that the Apple menu is located in top left corner of your screen. If you’re using a newer Mac, you might see a little icon in the top left corner instead of the word “Apple.” Click that icon, and you’ll see the Apple menu.

How to find the Apple Menu

The Apple Menu is a great way to quickly access the applications and files you use most on your Mac. If you can’t find the Apple Menu, it’s easy to get to. Just follow these simple steps.

In the Finder

You can access the Apple Menu in the Finder by clicking on the apple icon in the upper left corner of your screen. This will open a drop-down menu with a number of options, including About This Mac, System Preferences, and Recent Items.

In System Preferences

One of the first places you can look for the Apple menu is in System Preferences. To get there, click the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen and then select “System Preferences.”

In System Preferences, you’ll see the Apple menu listed at the top of the window. If you don’t see it there, click the “View” menu and then select “Show Menu Bar.”

If you still can’t find the Apple menu, it might be hidden. To reveal it, press and hold the “Option” key and then click the Apple icon.

Tips for using the Apple Menu

The Apple Menu is a menu located in the top left corner of your screen that contains commands for Finder, System Preferences, recent items, and more. If you’re having trouble finding it, here are a few tips.

Customize the Apple Menu

You can customize the Apple menu to include your favorite items, such as applications, documents, and folders. To do this, open the Apple Menu items folder in the Finder. Then, drag the items you want to add to the Apple Menu into this folder.

Add items to the Apple Menu

You can add items to the Apple Menu by dragging them from the Finder or other apps. For example, to keep frequently used folders handy, you can drag their icons to the Apple Menu. To remove an item, simply drag it away from the menu.


We hope this article helped you find the Apple menu on your Mac. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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