How to flush DNS on your Mac

Dayne Dayne (57)
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Flushing your dns is a very useful troubleshooting step and is necessary for some network changes to take effect. For some reason, Apple likes to change the command to clear the dns cache with just about every macOS and OS X update, so here is the updated command.

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This is located in Applications > Utilities

dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
Change your Mac's appearance to light, dark, or auto.
1 minute

One of the great features of macOS Yosemite and later is Mac user's ability to change the default Light appearance of Macs to Dark Mode.