How to Clean Mac Hard Drive Manually in 5 Easy Steps

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Do you ever perform a manual or automatic system cleaning? If not, then it clearly means that your Mac is collecting redundant records and messing into the system from a long period. You can easily clean up Mac of yours Mac with some relevant tips and tricks.

If you so not have that much of spare time, then you should use Mac Optimizer Pro application. It is created to optimize and delete unwanted acquired space of your Mac with just few clicks.
But first we should move towards the manual steps to clean your Mac:

1. Clean cache files

You have definitely heard about the term ‘Remove the cache’ for web browsers’ troubleshooting trick. Also, Mac stores different useful information in these cache files, because it allows the browser to have fast access to that data and diminish the requirement of having it from the original source. That’s why these cache files acquire big amount of space in your Mac. Instead of providing speed to the Mac, these files slow down your computer. So, if you want to boost your system then remove these cache files, which will further speed up Mac of yours.

2. Empty your Trash

Even if you have deleted the unwanted files from your gadget, they are not completely vanished from the storage, because it is in your Trash bin after deletion also, acquiring unnecessary storage in your Mac. These files are just waiting there for your command of complete delete. If you want to free the size of your Mac hard drive, then you have to clear the Trash.

Steps for cleaning your MacBook’s trash:

a) Click and hold the Trash icon in the Dock.
b) Next, Click on Empty and then Empty Trash.

3. Uninstall frequently used or unused apps

The applications which are installed in your Mac acquire lot of space, because applications for macOS are always bigger than other Operating System’ applications. And after some time, when the storage of your Mac becomes full because of these different apps, the speed gets reduced. To tackle this issue, first you should concentrate on removing unwanted and no further needed apps from your Mac. For this, first right-click on the app you want to remove and select Move to Bin. It is a surprising thing to know that sending an application to the Trash will not really mean as uninstall that app completely, because the app data is still remain in your Mac acquiring a lot of storage. So, if you want to uninstall the app fully, then after removing it from the screen and settings, go to the trash and clear up Mac of yours fully.

4. Cut down login items

Login items are those applications which run automatically since startup of your device. Currently, every other app tries to be a regular app in your operating system and want to be famous as possible as they can. The main aim is to be in your Login Items. Firstly, users don’t even know about these apps (because it doesn’t appear in the Dock). And these types of apps apps consume memory on regular basis, whether you are using them or not. That’s why, you have to get rid-off from these extra login items because it is not that useful and only posses your Mac storage. With trimming down these Login items, you can easily speed up Mac by yourself easily.
With these steps you can easily get rid-off of Login items:

a) Open System Preferences.
b) Move to Users & Groups.
c) Choose desired nickname on the left.
d) Choose the Login Items tab.
e) Check startup programs you want to remove.
f) Press “–” sign below.

5. Delete redundant and big files

In digital world, the computer genius always stick to a rule which state that, one should keep at least 15% to 20% of space as free in their main hard storage disk. This is just an uneven opinion, but if you have more free space, then your Mac definitely works faster. A research from a renowned technical-website also proves that, if the storage of the Mac remains free for inbuilt operations, the difference in speed reaches to 30%. If you working with the help of heavy graphics or video representation, for those operations more free space is mandatory or else you will face speed issue.

Do you want more free space? Remove large and old files from your Mac.
The first method is totally manual and wants you to locate them step by step, but in the second method, you just have to make one to two clicks and Mac Optimizer pro will further help you to do this job. Many users do not have free time to take care of their devices; in that case this optimizer aids you to tackle many issues. With this you may easily speed up Mac of yours

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