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How to remove default Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on Mac

Here’s how to remove or hide the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on your Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12 or below.

When setting up your Mac or seeing around the desktop, you might have notice some folders, files and Macintosh HD icon. But except Mac’s default Macintosh HD icon, all the desktop items can be easily removed or deleted.

Removing the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop is not a big deal as I have a step by step guide for you to delete desktop’s Macintosh HD icon from mac.

How to Delete Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on Mac

It’s really simple to hide or delete Macintosh HD icon from your Mac desktop.

Step 1: From the top left corner Menu Bar, go to Finder
Here’s how to remove or hide the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on your Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12 or below.

Step 2: Click on Preferences or hit the shortcut key (⌘ ,) from your Keyboard

Here’s how to remove or hide the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on your Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12 or below.Step 3: In the General tab, Under the list of labels uncheck the Hard disks box to hide Macintosh from the desktop on Mac.
Here’s how to remove or hide the Macintosh HD icon from the desktop on your Mac running macOS High Sierra 10.13, macOS Sierra 10.12 or below.

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