Chapter 1

Getting Started with Your iMac


The iMac is a beautifully designed computer and comes with the powerful, easy-to-use OS X operating system. In just a few minutes, you can set up your iMac and begin using it. This chapter shows you how to get started with your iMac, use the OS X interface, and connect extra devices to the iMac.

Set Up Your iMac and User Account

Start Your iMac and Log In

Connect to a Wired Network

Connect to a Wireless Network

Set Up iCloud and iCloud Keychain

Set Up Your Social Networking Accounts

Connect a Printer

Connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod

Connect External Drives

Give Commands

Open, Close, Minimize, and Hide ...

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