View network activity in Activity Monitor on Mac
View network activity in the Activity Monitor window or in the Dock.
View network activity in the Activity Monitor window
In the Activity Monitor app on your Mac, click Network (or use the Touch Bar) to see the following in the bottom of the window:
Packets in, Packets out: The total number of packets received and sent.
Packets in/sec, Packets out/sec: The speed of information being transferred (in packets per second). This number can be displayed in the graph.
Data received, Data sent: The total amount of information moved (in megabytes).
Data received/sec, Data sent/sec: The amount of information moved over time (in bytes per second), also called throughput. This number can be displayed in the graph.
To display more columns, choose View > Columns, then choose the columns you want to show.
View network activity in the Dock
In the Activity Monitor app on your Mac, choose View > Dock Icon > Show Network Usage.
Select the type of activity displayed
In the Activity Monitor window, you can change the type of data displayed in the network activity graph. The type of data you select is shown in the Activity Monitor window and in the Activity Monitor icon in the Dock.
In the Activity Monitor app on your Mac, click Network (or use the Touch Bar).
Click the pop-up menu above the graph at the bottom of the window, then choose Packets or Data.