How to Instantly Show and Hide the Dock on Mac

No more delay!
Zach Zach (249)
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This guide shows you how to modify the dock such that it will hide or show the instant you roll over it, rather than the annoying default delay.

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Mac Dock Hide System Preferences

If you haven't already, enable autohide. Navigate to System Preferences > Dock & Menu Bar and select the Automatically hide and show the Dock option.

MacOS Terminal

Navigate to Applications > Utilities > Terminal.

Paste the following command and press enter:

defaults write com.apple.Dock autohide-delay -float 0.0001; killall Dock

Note: Prior to MacOS Mojave, you may need to use this command instead:

defaults write com.apple.Dock autohide-delay -float 0; killall Dock

Paste the following command and press enter:

defaults delete com.apple.Dock autohide-delay; killall Dock
See if your battery needs to be replaced.
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Because your MacBook is so important for all that you do in a day, it is important to take good care of your Mac battery, monitor your Mac's battery health, and check the cycle count of your Mac's battery when to determine if your Mac needs a new battery. This might sound like a lot of maintenance, but checking your Mac's cycle count is an easy way to determine if your Mac needs a new battery, and it's actually incredibly simple. A battery's maximum cycle count is how many charge cycles your Mac can complete before the battery is no longer able to perform and will need replacing. In this guide, I show you how to check your Mac battery's cycle count and determine if your battery needs to be replaced.