Show All Files in OS X

To show all your files in OS X you will need to access our terminal.

1. Accessing Terminal
2. Double click your Hard Disk Icon (typically Top Right of your desktop)
3. Find the Applications icon and click on it
4. Scroll down and look for the Utilities Folder
5. You will find a Terminal icon in there
6. Click on it.

Once you have accessed your terminal, type the following to show all files:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder

To hide these files type in:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
killall Finder

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