The menu bar located at the top of macOS contains a considerable number of both system icons and icons of third-party applications, which you just want to arrange (and sometimes even remove) at your discretion. Read how to do this in this article.
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How to move icons around the macOS menu bar
To move icons in the macOS menu bar, you can do without third-party tweaks or making edits to the operating system code.
This action can be performed while holding down the key. ⌘Cmd on keyboard. Thus, you can move icons within the entire menu bar in any order.
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How to remove icons from the macOS menu bar
In a similar way (while holding down the ⌘Cmd on the keyboard) only some system icons are removed from the menu bar – just drag the icon to the desktop area.
To remove the icons of third-party applications, you can use the special applications that we talked about in this article.
In many cases, enabling / disabling the display of an icon in the macOS menu is made from the settings of the application itself (for example, Vkontakte, Skype, Dropbox, etc.).
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How to automatically hide the menu bar in macOS
V System Preferences (under Menu Bar and Dock) there is an option to automatically hide (show on mouseover) the menu bar.
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How to recover deleted icons in macOS menu
You can restore the icons. This is done either in the settings of the application itself, or using special programs.
MacOS system icons are restored in their respective sections System settings macOS, for example, let’s restore the volume control icon:
one… Open → System settings … → Sound…
2… At the bottom of the window, check the box next to the menu item “Show Sound menu in menu bar“.