GTFO of my menu bar
Seriously apps. This is my space and you are trespassing.
I don’t mind after I install your app that you add a menu while you are running.
I don’t mind you sticking around up there if there is an expectation that you have some usefulness running in the background for me (IM clients, syncing tools, quick access to hardware features, etc).
But what I can’t stand is you moving in unannounced and not giving me an easy preference or option to kill your damn icon. It seems the most useless apps and features (usually bundled with other bigger apps like updaters) are also the ones that seem to want to move in. I have no use for you so why the hell do I have to look at you?
I’m looking at you:
- Adobe Updater Icon - removal instructions
- Google Chrome Notification Icon - complaints and removal instructions
- Google Music Manager
- Dozens of other menu bar apps in the Mac AppStore
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