The bar at the top of the mac’s screen is known as the menu bar. You find various buttons and options including menus, Control Center, and utilities. The menu bar is constant on mac’s screen but if you think it’s consuming screen space, you can hide it.
One way to reclaim some screen space is to hide the Dock at the bottom of the screen and the other one is by hiding the menu bar.
In this guide, we will show you how to hide the menu bar on Mac.
How to Automatically Show or Hide Menu bar on Mac
You can easily access the menu bar even when it’s hidden by moving the cursor to the top of the screen. Here’s how to hide it:
Click on the Apple icon on the top-left corner of the menu bar. From the drop-down menu, select the “System Preferences” option.
If you’re using the macOS Big Sur, click on “Dock & Menu Bar”. If you’re running macOS Catalina or older, select the “General” option in System preferences.
From the “Menu Bar” section, click the checkmark next to “Automatically Hide or Show the Menu bar”. In macOS Catalina or lower, you’ll find this option in the “Appearance” section.
The menu bar will disappear from the screen. To access the menu bar after it’s hidden, move the cursor to the top of the screen. You can also use the Fn+Control+F2 keyboard shortcuts to temporarily show the menu bar.
If you want to revert the changes made, follow the steps mentioned above and uncheck the box next to the “Automatically Hide or Show the Menu Bar” option.
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