Searching For a File on macOS

Issue/Question

How do I search for a file on my Mac?

Environment

  • macOS

Resolution

Using Finder

  1. Click on the Finder in the dock to open a new Finder window. 
  2. Enter in the file name in the search box in the upper right corner to begin the search. 

Using Spotlight

  1. Click the magnifying glass  in the upper right corner or press Command ⌘ + Space Bar at the same time to open up Spotlight. 
  2. Type in the file that you are needing to search for.

Details

Article ID: 3078
Created
Fri 8/17/18 10:23 AM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 1:46 PM