You’ve finally decided to join the upper echelons of the technological society by using the glorious and much hyped Mac. You are a new Mac owner!
Just like a Windows 10 laptop, owning a mac device doesn’t end at just buying it. You need to set it up!
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Things you should do as a new mac owner
Here are some things you must do:
Sign into iCloud
This is one of the first things you should do. Apple’s cloud services enable you to access your files from any apple device at all. To set up you iCloud, follow the steps below:
- Click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of the screen.
- Click on System Preferences… from the drop-down menu.
- Click on iCloud.
- Enter your Apple ID and Password.
- Click Sign in.
- Click the checkbox next to Use iCloud for Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Reminders, Notes, and Safari.
- Click the checkbox next to Use Find My Mac (highly recommended).
- Click Next.
- Click Allow when prompted to allow Find My Mac to use the location of your Mac.
- Enter your Apple ID password to set up iCloud Keychain.
- Click Request Approval to confirm approval from one of your trusted devices (iPhone, iPad, or another Mac).
- Enter your Apple ID password on the trusted device (iPhone, iPad, or another Mac).
- Click OK on the Mac you are setting up iCloud on.
Create an iTunes account
Aside iCloud, iTunes is another very important aspect of your use of a mac device. It enables you to save all your media and games. Aside that, you can purchase new apps and games. Here’s how to create the account:
- Click on the Account button.
- Click on Create Account.
Set up Email and Calendar
Despite the fact that there are various incredible email and calendar apps for the Mac, you should in any case set up the inherent Mail and Calendar applications on your Mac. In light of the fact that some applications utilize them as a bouncing off point for synchronizing information, aside that, you never know when your most loved outsider application will quit working. The implicit Mail and Calendar applications will in all likelihood dependably be bolstered by Apple.
Here are the basic things you should do to set up your device as a new Mac owner. The others may be peripheral.
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