Function

NSHomeDirectory

Returns the path to either the user’s or application’s home directory, depending on the platform.

Declaration

NSString * NSHomeDirectory(void);

Return Value

The path to the current home directory..

Discussion

In iOS, the home directory is the application’s sandbox directory. In macOS, it is the application’s sandbox directory or the current user’s home directory (if the application is not in a sandbox)

For more information on file-system utilities, see Low-Level File Management Programming Topics.

See Also

Accessing User Directories

homeDirectoryForCurrentUser

The home directory for the current user.

NSUserName

Returns the logon name of the current user.

NSFullUserName

Returns a string containing the full name of the current user.

- homeDirectoryForUser:

Returns the home directory for the specified user.

NSHomeDirectoryForUser

Returns the path to a given user’s home directory.

temporaryDirectory

The temporary directory for the current user.

NSTemporaryDirectory

Returns the path of the temporary directory for the current user.