How to Double-Click the Title Bar to Minimize an Application on Mac

Zach Zach (236)
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Want to minimize an application by double-clicking its title bar? Here's how to do it.

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Open Dock in System Preferences

Navigate to System Preferences > Dock.

Change the title bar behavior

Select the checkbox next to "Double-click a window's title bar to.." and select "minimize" as the option in its dropdown.

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Zach Zach (236)
5 minutes

I always keep an eye on my MacBook's battery percentage—especially since, as a developer, I run a lot of resource-intensive applications.