Mac OS X - How to add widgets to the dashboard

You can extend the features of the Dashboard by installing new widgets.
The procedure is as follows.
  • Open the Applications folder > Dashboard.
  • You can activate the widget of your choice, simply by selecting it.
  • To view all the widgets installed on your Mac, click on the small + button located to the left corner of your screen.
  • You can also download new widgets from this link:
Published by deri58. Latest update on January 12, 2015 at 09:40 AM by deri58.
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