How to Disable Translucency in Mac OS X Yosemite
The recent update of OS X, it includes a translucent background. Many Apple OS X users want to know how to fix this issue on Yosemite and disable translucency to make it look like previous OS X versions. This will disable translucent features from the Dock, to drop-down menus, to even Safari’s toolbar. Recommended: How to Fix Common OS X Yosemite Issues.
In the new OS X Yosemite, the color of the background via translucency becomes similar. One example is the Safari search bar. Another is the sidebar in the Finder. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to turn off Yosemite translucency.
How to Disable Translucency on Mac OS X Yosemite
1. Open System Preferences.
2. Select Accessibility.
3. Click on Display from the left panel and then check the box for Reduce transparency.