Dock Keeps Crashing

Issue/Question

My Mac keeps prompting an error:

com.apple.dock.extra quit unexpectedly

Cause

This occurs occasionally when a plugin for the dock becomes corrupted.

Resolution

The default dock will need to be recreated by macOS.

  1. Click Finder.
  2. Click Go.
  3. Select Go to Folder... .
  4. Enter ~/Library .
  5. Click Go.
  6. Open Preferences.
  7. Locate com.apple.dock.plist.
  8. Move the file to the Trash.
  9. Restart the computer.

Details

Article ID: 2274
Created
Fri 8/12/16 12:23 PM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 12:47 PM