First Aid and Partition. Its not as quick and easy as CleanMyMac X but it can help you save disk space.
Type LibraryCaches in the dialog box and click Go.
How to make space on mac hard drive. Recent versions of the Mac OS make this possible. Unplug the disk with the clone on it and restart your Mac as normal. Take a look under-the-hood of your Mac.
To reclaim more hard disk space on your MacBook Pro go to the Application folder and drag-and-drop useless apps to the Trash on your desktop and dont forget to empty Trash. Keep the folders but go into each one and delete the files inside. You may have not set preferences that make the hard drive visible on your Mac Finder or desktop.
Now type in a file size say 100 to display all the files in your Home folder that are bigger than 100MB. From Menu click Go Go to Folder. Select the storage device on the Desktop.
The applications you have installed on your Mac are taking up space of course. In the Finder just press Command-F and in the resulting Searching This Mac window choose to view your files in a list. Open the Disk Utility application and select the Mac Internal drive.
Eject the disk and disconnect the cable then restart the Mac the installation will be normal. Next name your new volume and set it up accordingly by clicking on Size Option. Open Disk Utility on your Mac.
Click on the Kind. Select Storage and press Manage. Each segment of the bar is an estimate of the storage space used by a category of files.
You will see two options in the window ie. Click the drop-down menu and choose Show All Devices option. Select your hard drive default C.
Here we are going to mention the most common ones. Heres how to use it. Open the Finder window.
This allows your hard drive to manipulate your available storage temporarily as you need it. Before we can see what is taking up space on your startup disk first we have to find it. To make your iMac run a bit faster clean up the hard drive by eliminating localization and language packs.
Click the Manage button to open the Storage Management window pictured below. Choose Apple menu About This Mac then click Storage. Click on Finder in the menu bar at the top of your screen.
Connect the external backup drive to the Mac. Each segment of the bar is an estimate of the storage space used by a category of files. If your Mac uses APFS you can actually create a volume right on your current hard drive instead.
Press Command Shift U keys from the keyboard or access the Utilities in the Application folder. Select any of the options that are available and click OK to delete these files safely with the exception of Compress Files which does not actually delete your files but reduces the amount of space that the files use up. First click on the Apple menu in the upper-left corner of the screen and select About This Mac In the window that pops up click on the Storage button.
Partitioning your hard drive actually creates a separate container on your hard drive that is limited in its abilities. When your Mac has restarted press commandSpace and start typing Disk Utility or find the application inside Utilities in the. In the next dropdown menu choose greater than and change the file size units to MB.
Use Time Machine backup to restore to the macOS Mojave. Then select the disk and get info to check the available storage make sure the available storage is more than 30 GB. Some of these applications can be taking up a ton of space.
Choose Apple menu About This Mac and then click Storage. Depending on your macOS version this may look like a tab instead of a button. Well there are a number of reasons why you cant see the hard drive on your Mac.
Hover on the Dock at the bottom of your screen and open Finder. Then select the disk you want to add the new volume to and hit the button to add a new volume. Move your pointer over each segment for more detail.
To make your storage device appear on your Desktop go to the Finder and select Finder Preferences click on General and modify the setting for Show. Click on the Apple menu and choose About this Mac. You should uninstall them if you dont need themjust open a Finder window select Applications in the sidebar and drag-and-drop the applications icon to the trash can on your dock.
Click the Manage button to open the Storage Management window pictured below. Why You Cant See Hard Drive on Mac. Move your pointer over each segment for more detail.
4 Reduce the size of your Recycle Bin.