Install Mojave and you’ll notice it: a new section in the dock, populated by applications you’ve recently opened but don’t have pinned there. How do you get rid of it?

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Open System Preferences, then head to the Dock section. You’ll find the option to remove recent preferences at the bottom:

Not exactly difficult to find, right? But I couldn’t find it for the life of me, and a co-worker had to point it out. I felt dumb, but hopefully you’ll find this article before you ask your co-workers, saving you from a similar level of embarrassment. We’re all in this together, after all.

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Justin Pot has been writing about technology for over a decade, with work appearing in Digital Trends, The Next Web, Lifehacker, MakeUseOf, and the Zapier Blog. He also runs the Hillsboro Signal, a volunteer-driven local news outlet he founded.
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