How to Defrag a MacBook
Defragmenting a MacBook, also known as disk optimization, is a process that streamlines the locations of files and folders. This will help speed up your computer if it is running slow.
Things You'll Need
- iDefrag software
Download and install iDefrag. See Resources to download a free trial version.
Open iDefrag and choose a volume by clicking the volume icon located a the top left-hand corner of the application.
Choose an algorithm from the drop down menu. For the quickest defrag procedure, click "Quick (online)."
Click the "Go" button to defrag your computer. The time it takes to defrag will vary depending on which algorithm you have chosen.