How to View Full File Path in Finder on Mac – File Navigation Simplified

How to Show File Path in Finder on Mac

Finder on Mac is one of the most comfortable ways to get around your Mac and navigate through files and folders. Besides the essential functions that you see in the Finder, there are specific handy tools that can ease your file and folder navigation further.

That’s precisely what we are going to discuss today. We will explain how to reveal file path in the Finder on Mac to know the exact location of a file or folder that you are viewing currently (If you wish to copy file/folder path from Mac finder, jump here.) The process is quite simple and will take little more than a couple of steps. To make it even simpler, we have prepared the guide with steps and images to help you out, cruise around.

How to Show File Path in Finder on Mac

Step #1. Open the Finder first.

Step #2. Now from the Finder menu at the top, click on View.

Step #3. All you need to do now is to click on “Show Path Bar.”

Enable Show File Path in Finder on Mac

Now you can see a small bar pops-up at the bottom of the Finder.

Reveal File Path in Finder on Mac

Step #4. To make sure everything was done right, navigate through different folders and notice the path being displayed in that bar.

If you ever wish to hide the path again, Simply click on “Hide Path Bar.”

Disable Show File Path in Finder on Mac

View Full File Path in Finder on Mac Using Keyobard Shortcut

Viewing a File path is even more easy using a Keyboard shortcut. Open Finder → Use the combination of Option(⌥) + Command() + P.

That’s all for now!

Signing off

This feature didn’t need any technical know-how, and it should have been available to all Mac users by default instead of manually doing it. But maybe Apple had some other thoughts on it. Now that you know it, make sure you use it and reduce the stress of memorizing file path.

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