How to Clean up A Mac

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Mac is one of the devices that we often use in our everyday life. We tend to use it for different purposes such as school project, business presentations, business data, or just merely browsing the internet.

Since that you have your Mac for a while now, then that means that your Mac might be carrying a lot of files and it might probably do not look fresh and clean as it was before. So the only way for you to feel that your Mac is working good as it was when you bought it is by cleaning it.

Here, we are going to show you on how you can clean up your Mac. This will help your Mac to work faster and will give you more space for you to save up new files and applications.

Part 1: How to Clean up Mac – The Fastest and Easiest Way

Cleaning our Mac will take a lot of time depending on the files that you have stored on your Mac. We are pretty sure that some of the Mac users do not have the time to clean their Mac manually.

This is why we have made the perfect software that you can use for you to get your Mac cleaned. This is by using the new FoneDog Mac Cleaner.

The FoneDog – Mac Cleaner is one of the best software and a must have for you to clean up your Mac. This is because the FoneDog – Mac Cleaner will help you in different ways such as the following.

  • It can help you clean up your junks.
  • It can help you manage all your duplicate files.
  • It can remove all similar images that you have on your Mac.
  • It can also help you remove all of your large and old files that you no longer need.
  • This software will also help you uninstall all of those leftovers of those apps that you have deleted.
  • Another thing is that it can help you protect redundant searching histories.

Aside from the things that the FoneDog – Mac Cleaner, it also has an eight powerful feature that can help you with your Mac.

  • System Status
  • Similar Image Finder
  • Duplicate Files Finder
  • Mac Cleaner
  • Extension Manager
  • File Shredder
  • Mac App Uninstaller
  • Browser Privacy Cleanup

With all these being said about the FoneDog – Mac Cleaner, it can also help you in speeding up your Mac with just a few and simple clicks. It can also help you in checking your primary status of your Mac which also includes the disk usage, CPU status, Memory status and more.

The FoneDog Mac Cleaner also has the ability in finder all of your photos that are the same and same goes with those identical files that you have on your Mac.

This way, you will be assured that all of the files or data that you no longer need on your Mac will be permanently deleted for you to have that space and for you to speed up the performance of your Mac.

Now, here is how to use the FoneDog Mac Cleaner. Do this and your Mac will be as fresh as new once that you are done cleaning it using this program. The following screenshots are under the dark mode on Mac.

Step 1: Download and Install

Download the software by going through our official website at www.fonedog.com and search for Mac Cleaner. Once that you have located the program, go ahead and install it on your Mac.

Step 2: Launch the Program

After successfully installing the program on your Mac, go ahead and launch the FoneDog Mac Cleaner. Once that you have run the program, you can go ahead and check the system status of your Mac.Status

Step 3: Select iTunes Junk

After that, you will be able to see the modules listed on the top side of your screen. Let us say that you have selected the module “Cleaner”. Then, choose the tool iTunes Junk.

Note: As for the other tools like "System Junk" and "Email Junk", the steps to clean up them is the same as that in "iTunes Junk" tool.

Itunes Junk
Step 4: Scan Your Files

Once that you have selected the module that you want, go ahead and click on the “Scan” button. The scanning process will then begin so just be patient and wait until the program completes the process.

Once that the scanning process is complete, you can view all the items that the FoneDog Mac Cleaner scanned by clicking on the “View” button located at the lower right corner of your screen. You can also hit the “Re-Scan” button if you want to scan your Mac once more.

Itunes Junk Scan Done
Step 5: Review and Choose Items

Now, looking at the left side of your screen, you will be able to see there your junks files such as your iTunes backups, Cache and software. From there, go ahead and choose a category from that list that you want to clean up.

Once that you have chosen all the categories that you like, you will be able to see all the items that it contains on the right side of your screen. Review them one by one. And once that you are done, go ahead and click on the  “Clean” button to start cleaning up all the junk file categories that you selected.

Clean Itunes Backups

Step 6: Confirm Your Choice

There would be a pop-up window called Confirmation turning up. Please press the "Confirm" button if you are sure to delete the selected files; otherwise, please press the Cancel button and return to the previous page.
Itunes Junk Delete

Part 2: How to Clean up Your Mac the Manual Way

If you were actually the type of person who would like to get things done manually and you have all the time in the world in cleaning up your Mac, then you can try to clean up the things that we are going to mention below.

  1. Uninstall All Unwanted Applications

All the applications that you have on your Mac are, of course, taking up a lot of storage space. And, as time goes by, your Mac will then eventually be filled with applications that you actually do not need nor use. Because of these applications, your Mac will then start acting up and will give you a slow performance.

So, one way for you to clean up your Mac is for you to remove all of the applications that you no longer need. This way, you will be able to free up some space and make your Mac run faster.

  1. Empty Your Mac’s Trash

As we all know, our trash bin is where we put in all our deleted files and applications on our Mac. However, all those things that you put in your trash aren’t completely removed from your Mac. Those files and applications are just sitting there and still consuming space on your Mac.

The best thing that you can do is you empty your trash completely. However, once that you removed all files from your trash, you will not be able to recover them anymore so you have to make sure that all those files are unneeded.

Here is how you can empty your trash on your Mac.

  • Click and hold the trash icon on your Dock.
  • After that, choose “Empty Trash” from the new window that will appear on your screen.

  1. Remove All Your Old and Unnecessary iOS Backups

Backing up all of your data is actually one of the best things that you can do for you to secure them. However, as time goes by, these backup files that you have on your Mac can pile up and can really take up a lot of your storage space.

This is why the best thing that you can do for you to help clean up your Mac is to remove all of those backup files that you actually do not need anymore. For you to do this, here is what you should do.

  • Go ahead and launch iTunes on your Mac.
  • From the menu bar, go ahead and head to iTunes and then Preferences.
  • After that, click on the Device tab for you to see all of your backup files.
  • From that list, go ahead and choose all of the backup files that you no longer need and have them deleted.

  1. Tidy Your Desktop

This is a bit sound funny but having your desktop tidy will actually make your Mac feel a bit faster and at the same time it can free up some space on your storage. Why? This is because once that you sort things out on your desktop, you will be able to know as to which files you still need or not.

Also, this will be a good fit for you because seeing your Mac tidy actually gives every user the best feeling.

  1. Take Out All Duplicates Stored on Mac

There are actually some instances wherein we tend to save duplicate copies of files and documents on our Mac and these duplicate files that you have can actually eat up space on your Mac. That is why removing all of the duplicate files that you have will surely help your Mac to run faster and free up some of your storage space.
How To Clean Up A Mac

  1. Remove Unnecessary Language Files

Most Mac applications that you have actually carries several types of language files that you do not actually need. This is because every application that you downloaded comes with the language files that it supports and will let you use the app with your preferred language.

However, since a single app can carry several types of languages that you do not need, then it is a good idea that you remove them from your Mac. This is because these unnecessary language files that you have on your Mac is also taking up a lot of your storage space.

Here is how you can remove all the language files that you no longer need.

  • Go ahead and click on “Finder”.
  • Then go to “Applications”.
  • Then right click on the App that you want to remove unwanted language files from and select “Show Package Content”.
  • Launch the Resources folder and then look for folders that end with “.lproj.”

NOTE: In doing this process, you would to go to all of the applications that you have on your Mac and do this one at a time.

  1. Clear Your Cache

Caches or removing your cache is actually one of the main troubleshooting steps that you usually do when you are trying to fix something on the web browser that you are using on your Mac. As a matter of fact, your Mac actually stores these cache for you to go to a certain data instantly.

However, since the cache is one the reasons as to why you are running out space on your Mac or if your Mac is starting to slow down, then you better do something about it and start removing your caches. This way, you will be able to help your Mac work faster and it can free up some of your storage space.

Part 3: Conclusion

All of the things that what we have mentioned above are actually the things that you can do for you to clean up your Mac. It is now up to you if you are going to clean your Mac manually or cleaning it in the faster and easier way.

What we highly recommend is by getting the FoneDog Mac Cleaner so that it can help you to clean up your Mac. This program basically contains all of the things that you need when it comes to cleaning up your Mac.

This program can help you free up more of your storage space so that you can save new files and applications and at the same time you will be able to help your Mac to work faster and fresher.

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