Clear OS X Dock Applications

Last modified: 
Sunday, October 21st, 2018

The following will remove all applications from OS X Dock.* This good for clearing out the dozen or so defaults applications in a hurry.

** One-Liner**

defaults write persistent-apps -array && killall Dock 

Line by Line

defaults write persistent-apps -array # Replace dock apps with an empty array
killall Dock # Kill the Dock (It will automatically restart)

*Note, this won't remove open applications, Mojave's recent applications, or the files and trashcan section from the dock.

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