Customising your MacBook Pro Touch Bar


Having a device customised to assist with your everyday use is something that is now expected. We tailor our desktops, mobile phone screens and items in our home life to allow for quick and easy access and to better suit our needs.

With the MacBook Pro Touch Bar, you can tailor its buttons to prioritise the most used items.

In many apps, like Finder, Mail, and Safari, you can customise the Touch Bar.

Choose View > Customise Touch Bar. The customisation window appears on your display, allowing you to choose your favorite items.

When you're customizing the Touch Bar, its buttons jiggle, and you see the ‘Done’ button on the left side.

Use your cursor to drag items that you want from the display down into the Touch Bar. You can also drag items left and right within the Touch Bar to rearrange them, or drag them up and out of the Touch Bar to remove them. Tap ‘Done’ in the Touch Bar or click ‘Done’ on the screen when you finish.

Customising the Control Strip

You can also add, remove, or rearrange Control Strip buttons, including Siri.

In any app that supports customization, (such as Finder), Select View > Customise Touch Bar.

Touch the Control Strip region of the Touch Bar to switch to Control Strip customisation. Then use your cursor to drag items that you want from the display down into the Control Strip. Drag items left and right within the Control Strip to rearrange them, or drag them up and out of the Touch Bar to remove them. Tap ‘Done’ in the Touch Bar or click ‘Done’ on the screen when you finish.

You can also enter Control Strip customisation mode by clicking "Customise Control Strip" in the Keyboard section of System Preferences.

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