Hide the Finder Toolbar

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If you don't want to have the Finder toolbar visible you can hide it.  There are two easy ways to make it go away or reappear.
Finder Preferences
  1. Open a Finder window

  2. Click on View on the Finder Menu

  3. Click Hide Toolbar.  The Finder window will now be displayed as follows:

Note that you can also perform these steps by simultaneously pressing the Command, option and T keys as shown under step 2.

Toolbar Control
Just click on the Toolbar Control button at the upper right corner of the Finder window and notice how the  the Finder toolbar disappears.  To bring it back just click on the Toolbar Control button.

  • March 10, 2009 - content revision, added images
Created: 11:02 PM on Dec 24, 2006
By: switchtoamac