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Mac OS X - Turn Off The Recent Items List

If you're using a Mac, you have the option to deactivate your recent items list. Check out this FAQ to adjust your settings.

Turn Off the Recent Items List on Mac

Here's how to disable the Recent items (Apple menu > Recent items) feature of Mac OS X. The procedure is as follows:
  • Go to System Preferences
  • Then select General

  • Click on the "Recent items" menu

  • Finally select "None", and the recent items list will be turned off.

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