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I had pgAdmin4-3.6 installed on my Mac. Worked as it should. And there was created a shortcut at installation to open the pgAdmin server.

Installing version pgAdmin4-4.6 there was no shortcut created to start the pgAdmin4 server. The old shortcut opens the old pgAdmin4.

open -a pgAdmin\ 4

also opens the old pgAdmin4-3.6

http://127.0.0.1:49206/browser/# and the "elephant meny" only works if the server is started. It starts when reinstalling from the dmg package.

How do I create a shortcut to start the new pgAdmin4-4.6 server on a Mac? Or redirect the old pgAdmin4.app to the new pgAdmin4-4.6?

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Do you have different browser processes running? I haven't tested this but try to close all the open browser windows. pgAdmin could cause some troubles regarding to system default browser https://stackoverflow.com/a/51780450/6618610

Did you try to restart the pgadmin service ? https://stackoverflow.com/a/45519198/6618610

Restarting postgres would be even better.

I had an issue with pgAdmin4 so I restarted everything. That didn't go through seamlessly neither:

~ % pg_ctl -D /usr/local/var/postgres status
pg_ctl: server is running (PID: 1238)
/usr/local/Cellar/postgresql/12.1/bin/postgres "-D" "/usr/local/var/postgres"
~ % pg_ctl -D /usr/local/var/postgres restart
waiting for server to shut down............................................................... failed
pg_ctl: server does not shut down
~ % pg_ctl -D /usr/local/var/postgres stop   
waiting for server to shut down............................................................... failed
pg_ctl: server does not shut down

I had a brew install so I used:

~ % brew services stop postgresql

After that I used pg_ctl to have the control over auto-start:

~ % pg_ctl -D /usr/local/var/postgres start

See the comments section https://stackoverflow.com/a/24251522/6618610

Or another approach, certainly better than killing processes: https://stackoverflow.com/a/56611776/6618610

Your postgres service should be back running. Now retry again to start pgAdmin from the launchpad. Don't forget to check on Slonik, because it might appear up there and you won't even know : )

Slonik

Copy the server URL from there or get it in the pgAdmin address file located in home folder. Type

~ % cat .pgAdmin4.###.addr

### a random numeric value use TAB for autocomplete

Now start your favourite browser and paste the link in the bar.

Also read those references:
pgAdmin 4 version 3 fails to open a second time
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45671327/correct-way-to-start-stop-postgres-database-pg-ctl-or-service-postgres
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7975556/how-to-start-postgresql-server-on-mac-os-x#23628638

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