Adding and Managing Cities in the macOS Weather Widget

Adding and Managing Cities in the macOS Weather Widget

Hey there! Today, I want to show you an easy way to add and manage cities in the weather widget on your macOS. It’s really handy to have all your favorite cities right at your fingertips, so let’s get started.

First things first, let’s talk about adding new cities. To do this, open the weather widget by clicking on it in your menu bar. Once it’s open, you’ll see a small search bar at the top. This is where you can type in the name of the city you want to add.

As you type, the widget will start giving you suggestions based on what you’ve entered. This is super helpful if you’re not sure about the exact spelling or if there are multiple cities with similar names. Just click on the correct suggestion, and the city will be added to your list.

Now, let’s talk about managing your cities. Once you’ve added a few cities, you might want to change the order they appear in or remove some that you no longer need. Well, you’re in luck because it’s really easy to do.

To change the order, simply click and drag a city from its current position to wherever you want it to be. This way, you can prioritize the cities that matter most to you and have them at the top of the list.

If you want to remove a city, just hover your cursor over it until you see a small “x” on the right side. Click on the “x,” and poof, the city will disappear from your list.

That’s all there is to it! Adding and managing cities in the macOS weather widget is a breeze. Now you can have all your go-to cities right where you need them. Enjoy staying up-to-date on the weather, no matter where you are!

Remember, the weather widget is there to make your life easier, so feel free to explore all its features and make it work for you. Happy weather tracking!

How to Add and Manage Cities in the macOS Weather Widget

Hey there! Did you know that the Notification Center in macOS Sierra is a super useful tool? It gives you quick access to tons of important stuff, like your calendar, reminders, stock prices, and world clocks. But one of my absolute favorite parts is the Weather widget. It’s great because it shows you the current temperature and forecast for all your favorite cities. Pretty cool, right?

When you first set up your Mac and enable Location Services, the Weather widget automatically shows the weather in your current location. But here’s the best part: you can totally customize it and add any city you want. Let me show you how.

Adding a City to the Weather Widget in Notification Center

So, to add a city to your Weather widget in macOS Sierra’s Notification Center, here’s what you do. First, you need to open Notification Center by swiping from the right side of your trackpad or clicking the Notification Center icon at the far right of your Menu Bar. Once you’ve done that, hover your mouse over the Weather widget and look for a small encircled “i” at the top-right.

Now, click on that “i” and you’ll see an option to Add a city at the bottom of the widget. Cool, right?

Next, click on the green plus icon next to Add. This will bring up a search box where you can enter the name, zip code, or airport code of the city you want to add.

Type in the info and then click on the city you want from the search results. And that’s it! The city will be added to the bottom of your Weather widget.

Removing and Managing Cities in the Weather Widget

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Once you’ve added one or more cities to the Weather widget on your Mac, you have the option to remove cities or change their order in the list. To remove a city, simply go to Notification Center, hover your cursor over the Weather widget, and click the “i” icon in the upper-right corner.

A red minus icon will appear next to any cities that you manually added. Please note that you cannot remove the weather entry for your current location using this method, so there won’t be a red minus icon next to it. To remove any cities, just click on the minus icon.
If you want to change the order of cities in your list, click and hold the three horizontal lines on the far right of each entry, and then drag and drop the city to your desired position in the list. Remember that the weather entry for your current location will always be at the top, so the highest position you can place a manually-added city is second on the list.

Weather & iCloud Syncing

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If you’re a Mac owner and you have iDevices with an iCloud subscription, you can easily customize the list of cities in the macOS Weather widget by syncing it with iCloud. By default, when you use the same iCloud account on both your Mac and iPhone, the list of cities in the iOS Weather app will automatically sync with the macOS Weather widget. So, any changes you make to one device will be reflected on the other, and vice versa.

So, if you ever get a new Mac and log in with your iCloud account, you won’t have to worry about setting up your Notification Center Weather widget again. All your favorite cities will already be there, ready and waiting for you.

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