How to Reorder the Menu Bar Icons on Your Mac

This quick tip shows you how to rearrange the icons on your Mac’s “Menu Bar”.

rearranging icons in the mac menu bar

I have no idea how long this has been a feature of OSX – I happened to stumble across it in an App’s help file.

Simply hold down the “Apple key” (⌘) and then “click and drag” the icons until you’re happy with the arrangement.

Note: Some Apps that utilize icons in the System Menu Bar are not movable. In the very short (20 second) video below, you’ll see that the icon for “Dropbox” doesn’t move when clicked, even when holding down the Apple key.

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