How to Get Dashboard on MacOS Big Sur
We've got a decent alternative to the classic Mac Dashboard that you might grow to love even more.
With the introduction of the new macOS, Big Sur, many things like even securely emptying your trash bin have changed. Now, Apple has permanently removed the beloved Dashboard from its operating systems. For many, this caused feelings ranging from mild discontent to full-on rage!
MacOS Big Sur users—we're here to tell you to relax—not just because it's good for your health, but because we've got a decent alternative to the classic Mac Dashboard that you might grow to love even more.
In this guide, we'll show you how to use widgets and hot corners on your Mac to simulate your previous experience with Dashboard.
What is a widget?
Widgets are small programs like a calculator that used to appear when you opened up your dashboard. They haven't disappeared, fortunately.
What is a hot corner?
Apple created "hot corners" that activate some applications when you hover your mouse on a selected corner of your screen. We'll be setting one up for the Notification Center.