How to hide unwanted system preferences on Mac Lion

Mac Lion allows user to set their own preferences by changing the required settings in System Preferences. We have already seen some of the system preferences usage, like

There are lot of preferences available and not all will be useful for most of the users. In case you want to hide any of the unused or unwanted Preferences then you can follow the below mentioned steps.

Click the Apple icon and select System Preferences from the menu list.


Now navigate to View menu and select Customize from the menu list.


This would display the following window with option to choose the required Preferences.


For example, I would not be using Spotlight and Universal Access so I can hiding them by un marking these preferences. Now when you relaunch the System Preferences window, the preferences will be hidden.


If you want to get them back then you can again navigate to View -> Customize option and mark those preferences.

In Category: Apple, Mac, Mac OS X

Ravi Shankar

A Software developer and blogger who is always looking to provide technical help to the wider community.

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