How to get your Applications Folder in your Dock – Mac OS X

by Jay Hilgert
on January 13, 2007

Putting your applications folder in your dock enables you to get rid of icons in your dock that you rarely use, and still have 1-click access to all of your installed applications. This not only keeps your dock clutter-free, it makes it easier to navigate to your applications folder after you install an application. (For example, a recent freeware install.)

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[Mac OS X] Get access to all of your installed applications without having to put their icons in your Dock. Simply add your Apps folder to the Dock.

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1. Open a new Finder window.

2. Click on “Macintosh HD” (or your hard drive if you’ve renamed it)

3. Drag your Applications folder to the dock and release.

Important: You can’t drag it from the sidebar of the finder widow.

Important: You can’t place the Applications folder in the main portion of the dock. It must be placed next to the “Trash”

Drag your applications folder to your dock for easy access to all of your istalled apps. Mac OS X

About Jay Hilgert

Formally trained at Oklahoma State, Jay Hilgert is a graphic and web designer, font designer (Link), software developer (Brush Pilotâ„¢), and the founder of BittBox.