How to Open The Terminal on a Mac

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At the moment, in this article we will share about the method to open the terminal on a Mac. Do you know what is terminal on a Mac? Before we find out the method to open the terminal on a Mac, it will be better if you know what the definition is terminal itself. For the user of Mac, of course you know what is terminal on your Mac. But at some of the case, there are still many people especially the people who are not Mac user said that they do not know what is terminal on Mac. Well, we will tell a little bit of definition of terminal on Mac. Terminal furnish a command line interface to control the system operation based the UNIX which hide below Mac OS or Mac OS X. Terminal is a handy program to change the settings and solve the technical problems.

Well, as we said before that in this article we will share about the method to open the terminal on a Mac. Do you know how the method to open the terminal on a Mac? Have you ever got the problem when you try to open the terminal on a Mac? Recently, there are many Mac users search for the method to open the terminal on a Mac. There are many several method which can you do to open the terminal on a Mac. If you are still be confused about those methods, so you can read these methods in the text below step by step.

Method 1: Using Finder.

  1. At first you have to click the Finder icon in the Dock (Or simply you can click on your desktop wallpaper).
  2. At the top of the screen, please click “Go” in the menu bar.
  3. Then you have to find the Utilities folder and click to open it.
  4. After that please search for “Terminal” and double-click the icon of Terminal to open the program.
  5. Finally, the terminal window will open.

Method 2: Using Spotlight

  1. At first you have to click the Spotlight icon. It is the magnifying glass in the upper-right corner of the screen.
  2. In the search field which opens, please you have to type “terminal”. Please do it until the Terminal icon pop up. Spotlight will displays a list of matches for the word “terminal” including the program.
  3. In the last step, you can double-click the icon of Terminal to open the program.
  4. Finally, the terminal window will open.

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Method 3: Using Launch pad.

  1. At first to open the screen of application, you have to click the “Launchpad” icon.
  2. Then please find the other icon and click to open it.
  3. The Mac shows a set of OS X utility programs. It includes Stickies, Time Machine and Activity Monitor. In this step you have to look for the icon of Terminal program and click on it. (As an alternative, you can click the text area next to the magnifying glass icon in Launchpad and type terminal. Launchpad will display the Terminal icon. Then click the icon to open the program).

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