Why Won't Finder Open on my Mac?

Posted in  mac | 2022-03-23

Fix: Mac Finder Not Responding, Works Slow or Crashing

There are several ways of doing it: Through the Dock. Point the cursor at the Finder icon in the Dock. Rightclick on it while pressing the Option key — a dropdown menu will open, at the bottom of which is the option to Relaunch.

Why is Finder not Opening on my Mac?

try this: Hold Command + Option and tap the esc key. That should bring up a dialog box with the option to kill any running tasks. Finder may be in there with"Not responding" after it. If so click on it and click on the Relaunch button.

How do I Fix the Finder on my Mac?

Press the buttons CMD + Option + Esc on Mac's keyboard. When the list of running applications come forth, find 'Finder' in the list and then click on Relaunch. Now check if the issue is resolved and you are able to operate the Finder properly.

How do I Force a Finder to Open on a Mac?

Hold the Option key on your keyboard.
Rightclick on the Finder icon in your Dock. On Macs, Rightclick is known as secondary click or Controlclick.
Select Relaunch.

Restart or Relaunch the Mac's Finder