Episode 2 - Analyze Your Disk Space!

To view your files sorted by disk space:

  • Click on the Finder icon in the Dock
  • Navigate to the folder you’re interested in
  • Select the list view icon in the Finder toolbar

To see an overview of what’s taking up space on your computer:

  • Click the Apple logo at the top left of the screen
  • Select About this Mac
  • Select Storage at the top toolbar

To delete a file and increase disk space:

  • Navigate to the file in Finder
  • Right click the file
  • Select Move to Trash
  • Right click the Trash icon in the Dock
  • Select Empty Trash

To delete an application:

  • If you installed the app through the App Store:
    • Press F4 to open the Launchpad
    • Long press any application until the icons start shaking
    • Press “x” on the application you want to uninstall
  • If you installed the app manually (not using the App Store)
    • Open Finder
    • Select the Applications folder on the left navigation
    • Right click the application you want to uninstall
    • Select Move to Trash

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