Make Sure You Have Plenty of Free Mac Disk Space
You may think that if you have 120 GB of storage on your Mac, then you can use 119.9 GB without issues. Unfortunately, that’s not true. Your Mac needs free disk space to use so it can manage storage and memory. Further, some apps use some disk space for temporary storage. Thus, you need to keep a certain amount of your storage open and free to keep your Mac running speedy. It’s hard to know exactly how much you need, but many experts recommend approximately 15 percent remain free. So, let’s check Mac disk space.
Check Your Disk Space
- Open Apple icon
- Select About this Mac
- Select Storage
Clean Your Mac
- Download CleanMyMac 3 from MacPaw.
- Move large files to an external hard drive.