How to see hidden files and folders in Apple macOS Big Sur
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How to see hidden files and folders in Apple macOS Big Sur

How to see hidden files and folders in Apple macOS Big Sur

There are two methods to get tha hidden files visible.

1. The keyboard shortcut:

Open Finder.

Go to a location where you would like to see any hidden folders.

Click this key combination: COMMAND-SHIFT-.(period)

This will show all hidden folder, if you press the key combination again, the visible now folders will be back hidden.

2. Terminal method

Open Terminal.app

In Terminal enter the following code:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles true; killall Finder

This will show all hidden folders in the system. If you want to revers back to hidden folders, just change the 'true' to 'false'

Enjoy!

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