How to Remove Widgets on Mac

A problem for most Mac users is the question, "How can I remove widgets on Mac?" Well, not to worry — deleting widgets on a Mac isn't such a problem. All you need is a little bit of time, or just the right tools. So in this article, we'll go over how to remove widgets on Mac OS two ways: one way is with a Mac utility, and the other is removing Mac widgets manually. 

How to Delete Widgets on Mac Manually

To remove widgets on Mac manually:

  1. Hover on the Dock at the bottom of your screen, and click Applications.
  2. Select Dashboard.
  3. Click the "+" Icon in the lower-left corner of the screen.
  4. Click-and-hold on the widget you'd like to remove.
  5. Click the circle with the "x" at the top-left of the widget icon.
  6. Confirm deletion by clicking "Delete."

Note: After deleting the widget (or widgets), click the background of the of the widget list screen to move back to the Dashboard; then, click the arrow icon in the lower-right corner of the Dashboard to to exit it.

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