When Icons Disappeared on Mac Desktop

For some time, the files on the Mac desktop were not visible. It's like getting rid of Mac desktop icons. Shadeseemed to have done it with However, when I opened the desktop folder with Finder, it was visible.



I keep the files I want to organize on my desktop. Then you can see it and organize it. Of course, when files and folders are piled up, they create another folder and put them all in. Recently, I took out folders to organize my photos. I couldn't see it so I kept messing around with it.

In fact, it would have been better if the icon did not appear on the desktop. You can see it when you open it with Finder.

But since I can't see it, the arrangement of the photos keeps getting delayed. So I looked for a way to show what I had to show.



Fix missing icons on desktop

What seems to be the problem All I had to do was delete one file.


  1. Open a terminal, copy and paste the following command and hit enter. You can find it in finder and delete it.
    rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist
  2. Restart Finder. Click the right mouse button (button 2) on the finder icon while holding down the option key and click 'Rerun' from the menu.


The icon appears again on the desktop!

on the desktop Removed hard disk and google drive Even though there was nothing, it seems as if the homework that has been postponed can be seen again.

I wonder if I just saved it. ㅠㅠ




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