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How to monitor CPU usage on your Mac Dock?

If you use it often applications consuming a lot of energy of your processor, it is a good idea to monitor its CPU usage Poppy your. And for your good luck, the Apple makes it easy and fast to check your CPU usage and history by changing the Dock Activity Monitor icon.

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First, to set it up, open “Activity Monitor“. If you do not know how, Spotlight makes it easy. Click the "magnifying glass" icon on the menu bar (or press Command + Space). When the line “appearsSpotlight Search“, Type“ Activity Monitor ”and press“Return"

When Activity Monitor opens, you can close the main window, as you will no longer need it. If you want to open it again later, go to Window> Activity Tracking in the menu bar or press Command + 1.

Then right-click on the Activity Monitor icon and a menu will appear. In the menu, select “Dock Icon”And you will see many options. For now, select “Show CPU Usage"

With “Show CΡU Usage", The Activity Monitor icon will be converted into 10 sections that light up, depending on CPU activity. For example, if all 10 components are on, 100% of your CRO capacity is used.

If you right-click on the Activity Monitor icon and select Dock Icon> Show CPU History, you will see a black rectangle that records CPU usage over time. THE screen flows slowly from right to left, with intense CPU usage periods having more height in each column. The red squares represent the CPU usage of the system processes and the green squares represent the CPU usage of the user processes.

If you want to change the icon back to normal, right-click on the “Dock” icon again and select Dock Icon> Show Application Icon. Alternatively, you can also configure the Dock Activity Monitor icon from the menu bar. Select the "Dock Icon" and you will see a menu similar to the one you used before. When you have set the Dock icon to your liking, just let the Activity Monitor run in the background while you perform other tasks. The appearance of the CPU or CPU History in the dock will continue to be updated over time. However, for this to work, the Activity Monitor must remain on mode.

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