How to Add and Remove Favorites from OS X Finder

In order to add, remove, or re-order favorites (or anything on the left side of the Finder window, for that matter), simply hold Command, and drag.

Screen Shot 2014-06-20 at 8.25.15 AM For Example, to remove an item, hold Command, click and drag the item off the window. You’ll hear a “poof” sound indicating it’s gone to the trash.

For adding an item, such as your home folder for example, click “Go” and “Home.”

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Then, click “Go” and “Enclosing Folder.” Select your username (your home folder).

Screen Shot 2014-06-20 at 8.26.23 AMHold “Command” and drag it into “Favorites.”
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