Showing Network Shares on the Desktop

  1. Open up your Finder Preferences by clicking on the Desktop and clicking on Finder > Preferences.
  2. Click on the tab marked "General" Ensure that you've selected "Connected Servers" under "Show These Items on Desktop".

    Finder preferences window in MacOS.

  3. Next click on the "Sidebar" tab.
  4. Make sure that "Computer" is selected under "DEVICES".

    Sidebar tab under Finder Preferences window in MacOS.