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How to edit host file on mac?

Step : 1 You can open terminal either by typing Terminal on the Spotlight, or by going into Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal.

Step : 2 In Terminal , type sudo nano /private/etc/hosts You'll be asked to type your password. Enter your admin password.

Step : 3 Then edit host file and once changes done. Save your changes by pressing control-o then return to accept filename. For exiting the editor by press control-x.

Step :4 For flush dns,type command

dscacheutil -flushcache


This will complete changes in host file modification.

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