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How to make hidden files and folders Unhidden? I mean... no longer hidden.... become physically Visible...
04-26-2013, 12:51 AM #1Making Hidden files/folders into Unhidden
How to make hidden files and folders Unhidden? I mean... no longer hidden.... become physically Visible
07-06-2013, 11:50 PM #2
I know this is an old thread, but just in case you are still looking, you can do it through terminal with the chflags command. you can hide a file/folder by opening terminal and typing
chflags hidden /path/to/folder
10-02-2013, 12:42 PM #3
The above only unhides a specific folder. Incase you wanted to make all hidden files and folders unhidden you can enter this into terminal:
defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
Source, and other ways to show the files incase you don't want to use terminal: show hidden files mac