Tag Archives: Users folder

How to share files between user accounts in OS X

FinderIconXOS X is designed to isolate users’ files from each other, so while you can have multiple user accounts on your Mac, out of convenience you might end up using services like e-mail, Dropbox, sending files through iMessage, or using other online options as a means of transferring files to other user accounts.

Even though these options can be convenient, they do use third-party solutions that are entirely unnecessary, Continue reading

iTunes 11.2.1 update fixes hidden Users folder bug

iTunesIconXAfter updating to OS X 10.9.3, a number of OS X users have found the Users folder that contains home directories of all users on the system, has gone missing. While the Users folder is not often directly accessed, and while it can still be accessed by opening your current account’s home folder and then moving up one directory in the Finder, this situation has caused a little concern in some who have experienced it. Continue reading

Fix hidden Users folder after updating to OS X 10.9.3

FinderIconXApple’s OS X 10.9.3 update was released yesterday, bringing a number of security and bug fixes to Mavericks; however, some people have noticed that the update has resulted in the Users directory that resides at the root of the hard drive to become hidden.

Even though this directory is not commonly accessed directly, some people may regularly use it for managing Continue reading