# Show recents

Show recently used apps in a separate section of the Dock.

  • Tested on macOS:
    • Big Sur
    • Catalina
    • Mojave
  • Parameter type: bool

# Set to true (default value)

defaults write com.apple.dock show-recents -bool true && killall Dock

Example output with value set to true

  • Display recent apps in the Dock

# Set to false

defaults write com.apple.dock show-recents -bool false && killall Dock

Example output with value set to false

  • Do not display recent apps in the Dock

# Read current value

defaults read com.apple.dock show-recents

# Delete current value

defaults delete com.apple.dock show-recents && killall Dock