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How to put widgets on your desktop in macOS Sonoma

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Widget, widget, widget, weee. | Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge

The macOS Sonoma public beta is now live, and if you fancy being an early adopter, you can go ahead and download it.

A whole bunch of new features are baked into this release, several of which are essentially ported over from iOS and will make your Mac computer look a heck of a lot more like an iPhone while you’re using it. One of these is widgets. You can now place a variety of interactive widgets right on your desktop, including Podcasts, Weather, and Calendar, and it’s very easy to do.

There are a couple ways to do it, but I’m going to show you the easiest one. Seriously, it will take you maybe two minutes.

How to add desktop widgets in macOS Sonoma

  • Right-click anywhere on your desktop.
  • Select Edit Widgets in the menu that comes…

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