How To Fix

How to Fix: File Exists

MacOS doesn’t allow move or copy file to folder that already has file with the same name. There are a few situations when you can see this error:

  • You copy file to folder that contains file with the same name
  • You move file to folder that contains file with the same name

How to Fix:

  1. Open destination folder in Finder
  2. Rename the file that has the same name to a new and unique name
  3. Retry file operation

If item is located on network volume, check that you are logged in as owner of the items and have permission to perform steps above.



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