An Instruction to Change Dock Color in macOS

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The following guidance will help you change your Mac’s Dock color with ease. If you have your own favorite color and you desire to adjust the color of your macOS Dock, take a quick look at this simple tutorial and you will know how to do so.

How To Change Dock Color on Mac

Notice : Guarantee that SIP is turned off since you won’t be able to keep going if it’s still activated.

  • Step 1. First off, click on Go on the menu bar. Then select the option Go to Folder → enter

/System/Library/CoreServices

and then click on go Go.)

  • Step 2. Then, right click on Dock.app and select Show Package Contents.

  • Step 3. Afterward, go to Content folder.

  • Step 4. In the next step, open Resources folder.

  • Step 5. Next up, you have to copy and paste the below-mentioned files on your desktop or folder.

dockbackground.png

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dockbackgrounddark.png

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Head over here to get the sample files for the blue dock.

Notice : You should create a folder named Backup. Then, paste the four files into that folder. By doing this, you have just secured your backup files in case of unexpected things happen.

  • Step 6. Then, you can use your preferred photo editing app to change the color of the copied files. In this case, I’m going to use my all-time favorite Photoshop.

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Here, you can simply choose the paint bucket tool and hit the transparent box to add color to it. It’s worth noting that all the files have to be in the same color.

  • Step 7. Later on, you need to paste and replace the edited files into the resources folder. You may have to enter the password for authentication.

  • Step 8. In the last step, open Terminal and enter the below command to reload the Dock.

sudo killall Dock

Now enjoy the color of your macOS Dock.

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