Here is how to customize the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

The 2016 MacBook Pro lineup represents Apple’s biggest laptop redesign in years. The new MacBook Pro is undoubtedly the best-looking laptop you can buy now on the market despite the fact that it doesn’t come with built-in SD Card reader and has only 16GB memory. However, what makes this year’s MacBook Pro stand out lies in its new Touch Bar. With the new Touch Bar, Apple brings a whole new keyboard experience to your fingertips.

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The Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro, which sits at the top of the keyboard, basically replaces the traditional row of function keys, offering a new way to interact with apps. One cool thing is that you can customize the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro to your liking. In this tutorial, we will run you through the steps to customize the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

How to customize the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

Step one: First and foremost, you need to launch an app or a program. If you want to change the Control Strip, click your desktop screen

Step two: Next up, you need to click View in the menu app to proceed. After that, select Customize Touch Bar from the drop-down menu

Step three: MacOS will bring up menus of options that you can add to your Touch Bar. All you have to do now is to drag the option you wish to be on the Touch Bar from the menu down off the bottom of the screen. Once you are done, that option should show up on the Touch Bar.

How to remove options from the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

There are several options on the Touch Bar that you are not actually using. MacOS allows you to remove them from the Touch Bar and here is how you do it:

Step one: First off, you need to select any app or program. Once you are done, head to the Menu Bar and click View and then select Customize Touch Bar from the drop-down menu

Step two: All you need to do now is to touch and hold an option on the Touch Bar when the customization bar shows up on the screen

Step three: Next up, drag the tool to the trash icon and tap on Done

How to re-organize options in Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

MacOS allows you to move any option in Touch Bar anywhere within the app section. Here is how you do it:

Step one: Select an app or program and click View in the Menu Bar

Step two: Next up, you need to select Customize Touch Bar from the drop-down menu. After that, touch and hold an option in Touch Bar and then drag it to the new location in the app section.

Step three: Once you are done, tap Done

Also read: Here is how to take screenshots of Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

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