How to Add iCloud Drive to Finder Sidebar on Mac

If you are a workaholic and prefer to carry your documents with yourself all the time, iCloud is for you. The cloud drive helps you to sync all the files with your iDevices. While working on your laptop, you can put iCloud Drive on sidebar dock. The Finder Sidebar helps you to quickly navigate through shortcuts, drives, and other locations. The iCloud by default can be present on your sidebar or you can add it manually. Not only iCloud but you can also add other programs too based upon your need and arrange according to their priority. So, here’s how to add iCloud Drive to Finder Sidebar on Mac

How to Add iCloud Drive to Finder Sidebar on Mac

Step 1. Open the “Finder” menu on the top left corner of your mac screen.

Step 2. Click on “Preferences”.

Click on Finder and then click on Preferences

Step 3. Finder Preferences will open. Click on “Sidebar”.

Step 4. Check the box next to “iCloud Drive”.

click on Sidebar tab and then Check the box next to iCloud Drive

That’s it. iCloud is now easily accessible from your Finder Sidebar.

For people who are having trouble finding the above options, here is an alternative method to add iCloud Drive to Finder Favourites. Here’s how:

Step 1. Click on the Apple menu icon in the upper left corner of your screen.

Step 2. Click “System Preferences”.

Step 3. Search for iCloud. Tick the check box next to it to enable.

How to Remove iCloud from Finder Sidebar

Step 1. Open Finder on your Mac from the top left corner of your screen.

Step 2. Click “Preferences”.

Click on Finder and then click on Preferences

Step 3.Select “Sidebar”. Uncheck the box next to the “iCloud Drive”.

click on Sidebar tab and then Uncheck the box next to iCloud Drive

Check and see if there’s any other unnecessary program or folder you want to remove and uncheck them. To set folders and locations according to their priority or your usage, click and drag them to your desired position. The Finder Sidebar can also be customised to make it more user friendly. That’s it, you won’t be having any trouble from next time onwards relocating your files from the iCloud Drive.

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