Can't see user library files in macOS

You may need to access content in the user Library folder to troubleshoot problems with your Adobe applications. The user Library folder is hidden by default in macOS. Use one of the following methods to make the user Library content visible.

Method 1

In the Finder, hold down the Option key when using the Go menu. Library will appear below the current user's home directory.

Go Menu


After you open the Library folder, you can drag the Library icon from the top of that window to the Dock, sidebar, or toolbar to make it readily accessible.

Method 2

  1. In the Finder, choose Go > Go to Folder.

  2. In the Go To Folder dialog box, type ~/Library

  3. Click Go.


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