Steps to hide the Menu bar on Mac

Though the menu bar of Mac is really useful , helping user quickly access to system functions, it also takes up a considerable amount of room on the screen, especially when your device has a small screen. In that case, you may want to hide the menu bar then.

Steps to hide the Menu bar on your Mac

Step 1: From the Apple menu, access System Preferences

Step 2: On the System Preferences dialog box, click General

Step 3: Check the box next to the “Automatically hide and show the menu bar” on the General screen

Step 4: Then you can see that the menu bar immediately disappears from your screen. To bring back the menu bar, simply move your mouse to the top of the screen.

Step 5: Another way is to use your keyboard to show the menu bar. You can use the shortcut key combination Ctrl+F2. In case you want use a different key combination, you simply need to head back to the System Preferences dialog box and click Keyboard

Step 6: On the Keyboard screen, click the Shortcuts tab

Step 7: To the left pane on the Shortcuts tab, click Keyboard

Step 8: Next up, check the box next to “Move focus to the menu bar” . To alter the shortcut key combination, you simply need to click on the current key combination which is located to the right of the “Move focus to the menu bar” box. Once the current key combination is chosen, you simply need to enter the new key combination you want to use

Step 9: If the function keys on your Mac are installed to use the special features by default when you press the function keys, you’ll need to press the Fn key and the key combination you previously selected. In case you’d like to use the function keys as standard function keys, there’s a simple setting to do that. You simply need to click the Keyboard tab on the Preferences dialog box

Step 10: Once you are done, you now need to check the “Use F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys” box on the Keyboard screen

Step 11: Click the “X” in the upper-left corner to complete the task

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