Monday, May 16, 2022

How to Undo and Redo on Mac? An Easy guide

How to Undo and Redo on Mac? An Easy guide
How to Undo and Redo on Mac? An Easy guide

Did you make a mistake on your Mac? Don’t worry, it’s easy to take a step back via Undo and Redo on Mac. If you happened to change your mind, you can redo your last command easily like in most apps. This article will show you how to use the commands.


If you’ve made a typo mistake in Pages, drew the wrong stroke in Photoshop, or moved a file to the wrong location in Finder, you can fix all of these mistakes using the undo command. With Redo, you can repeat the last action you performed before the Undo.

How can you Undo and Redo on Mac Using the “Edit” menu?

  • Click on “Edit” in the menu bar, then click on “Undo” in the menu which appears.
  • The “Undo” command will change to include the action being undone, for example, “Undo Move”, “Undo Typing.”
  • You can perform a Redo via the Edit menu. Click on “Edit” in the menu bar, then click on “Redo”. Usually the second option in the menu.

How can you Undo/Redo Using Keyboard shortcuts?

  • You can usually still perform an Undo or Redo using keyboard shortcuts if you are not keen on using the menu.
  • Press Command+Z on your Mac keyboard. Redo the last action before undo by pressing Shift+Command+Z on your keyboard.
  • Press Ctrl+Z on a Windows PC for Undo. Redo by pressing Shift+Ctrl+Z on a Windows PC.

Now that I have provided you with ways to Use Undo and Redo, you can commit mistakes and correct them as much as you’d like. Some apps have multiple levels of Undo, where you have the ability to go back dozens of steps, not just one.

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