How to Fix Launchpad Issue on Mac

Launchpad is one of the features in OS X 10.7 or later that keeps all your application links in one screen with a similar model to the home screen on iOS devices. The functions and things that can be done by launchpad on OS X are

  1. Storage links all applications,
  2. Arrange the layout of the application link according to your needs
  3. Create a folder for the application you want to unite
  4. Remove / uninstall applications you have downloaded directly from the Mac App Store


Launchpad is very easy to access. You can access it by clicking the lauchpad icon or pinch with 3 fingers and thumb on your Mac trackpad. Indeed launchpad is a very useful feature for Mac users, it’s just that the setting of the launchpad is still limited.

There are some things some people experienced when using Launchpad. If you have some issues with Launchpad on your Mac, here are some ideas you can try, in order to get rid of the glitches:

How to fix launchpad issue: transision launchpad is not smooth

Solution: Launch System Preferences >> Trackpad >> pada tab Scroll and Zoom check Scroll direction: natural (1)

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How to reset Launchpad to default layout

Solution: Launch Terminal, then write or copy this character

defaults write ResetLaunchPad -bool true; killall Dock

then hit enter/return key

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