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Displaying Hidden Library Folder

  • This article is for Mac only

In some cases, you may want to unhide the User Library folder on your Mac, so you can select files that may be stored in that location.

While the folder is hidden by Apple, you can follow the instructions below to unhide Macintosh HD/Users/[Your_Username]/Library/ folder.

  1. Within the Finder menu bar, select Go > Home.
    From the Finder menu, select Go > Home
  2. With the user folder selected, click View > Show View Options.
    From the Finder men, select View > Show View Options
  3. Select the Show Library Folder checkbox to unhide the folder.
    Check the Show Library Folder checkbox
  4. Restart your computer.

You can now access this hidden Library folder (seen below) on your Mac and select files within this directory for backup by Carbonite.

Hidden Library Folder

After the Library folder is visible, close and reopen the Carbonite interface to select additional files for backup.