Getting Started with Your MacBook

Apple’s MacBook laptops are among the best portable computers you can get. The powerful MacBook Pro and the lightweight MacBook Air enable you to work — or play — anywhere that suits you.

Each MacBook comes with macOS, Apple’s easy-to-use operating system. This chapter shows you how to set up your MacBook, navigate the macOS interface, and perform essential actions.

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Understanding the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Set Up Your MacBook

Start Your MacBook and Log In

Explore the macOS Desktop

Point and Click with the Trackpad

Connect to a Wireless Network

Give Commands

Open, Close, and Manage Windows

Using ...

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