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


func NSHomeDirectory() -> String

Return Value

The path to the current home directory..


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

Related Symbols

func NSFullUserName()

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

func NSHomeDirectoryForUser(String?)

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

func NSUserName()

Returns the logon name of the current user.