Instantly Reset Your Mac’s Dock To Default With A Terminal Command

Mac: Have you somehow managed to customise your Mac’s Dock to an unusable state? Or perhaps you’re just longing for instant access to all that Apple software? If so, Defaults-Write points out you can get your default Dock back easily.

Open up Terminal (Applications > Utilities) and type in:

defaults delete; killall Dock

Tap Enter when you’re done, and the Dock will return to the bottom and fill up with all of Apple’s default apps.

Reset OS X/macOS Dock to default Settings [Defaults-Write]