Click the Safari icon in the Dock
and surf the web quickly and easily
with Multi-Touch gestures. Scroll
up or down with two ngers on the
trackpad. Swipe right and left with
two ngers to go back and forth
Safari web browser Mail
Get a quick overview
of the sites you visit
View all your accounts in
Mail for one-click access.
See all the email
messages from a
Quickly narrow search
results to nd exactly
what you want.
Mail lets you manage all your
email accounts from a single,
ad-free inbox, even when you’re
not connected to the Internet. It
works with most email standards—
including POP3 and IMAP—and
between pages. Double-tap with
two ngers to magnify a page,
then double-tap again to return
to the original size. Or pinch to
zoom in and out.
popular email services like Gmail,
Yahoo! Mail, and AOL Mail. You can
also use Mail for the free me.com
email account you get with iCloud.
The rst time you open Mail, Setup
Assistant will help you get started.
Click the Launchpad
icon in the Dock.
Group apps in folders
by dragging one app
on top of another.
Launchpad is the home for all the
apps on your Mac. Just click the
Launchpad icon in the Dock, and
your open windows are replaced by
a full-screen display of all your apps.
Arrange apps any way you want,
group them together in folders,
or delete them from your Mac.
When you download an app from
the Mac App Store, it automatically
appears in Launchpad.
Mission Control gives you a
bird’s-eye view of everything
running on your Mac. Click the
Mission Control icon in the Dock,
and your desktop zooms out to
display all the open windows in
every application, all your full-
screen apps, and Dashboard, the
home of mini-apps called widgets.
Click anything to zoom in on it.
Think of Mission Control as the hub
of your system—view everything
and go anywhere with just a click.
Open Mission Control
Click the Mission Control
icon in the Dock.
Add desktop spaces
Click the + button
to the right of the top
row to add a new space.
Located at the top
left for easy access.
Click the glasses icon to
save pages to read later.
Mac App Store
The Mac App Store is the best way
to nd and download thousands of
apps for your Mac, from games and
social networking to productivity
apps and more. New apps install
in one step to Launchpad. You can
install apps on every Mac authorized
for your personal use and even
download them again. The Mac
App Store lets you know when app
and OS X updates are available, so
you always have the latest versions.
Open the Mac App Store by clicking
its icon in the Dock.
With iTunes, you can organize and
play your digital music and videos
on your Mac. And you can shop in
the iTunes Store for new music,
movies, TV shows, books, and more.
iTunes is also where you’ll nd the
App Store for iPad, iPhone, and
Discover and buy new music,
movies, and more.
Let iTunes search your music
library and group songs that
go great together.
Access all your calendars
from one place.
Keep track of your busy schedule
with Calendar. You can create
separate calendars—one for home,
another for school, a third for work.
See all your calendars in a single
window or choose to see only the
calendars you want. Create and
send invitations using contact info
from the Contacts app, then see
who has responded. Use iCloud
to update calendars on all your
devices automatically or share
calendars with other iCloud users.
cards, and calendars.
iPhoto can even organize
your photos based on
who’s in them.
Double-click any Event
to browse photos.
iPhoto is the best way to organize,
browse, edit, and share your photos
on your Mac. You can organize your
photo library by Faces, Places, and
Events. To send photos by email
or publish them to Facebook, just
select the photo and click Share
in the bottom right of your screen.
Or click Create to turn your favorite
shots into photo books, calendars,
Your imported videos
appear here so you
can access all your clips.
Simply drop your clips
in a project to create
a great movie.
iMovie puts all your video clips
in one place and gives you the
editing tools and special eects
you need to quickly turn them
into something memorable. You
can make great-looking movies
or even Hollywood-style movie
trailers with just a few clicks. And
iMovie lets you import video from
most popular digital video cameras,
your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch,
or the FaceTime HD camera on
Just log in with your Apple ID, and
you can send unlimited messages
including text, photos, videos, and
more to your friends on a Mac, iPad,
iPhone, or iPod touch. With iCloud,
you can start a conversation on one
device and pick it up on another.
And if you want to talk to someone
face to face, you can start a video
call* just by clicking the FaceTime
icon in the top-right corner of the
Replies in progress
Three dots mean your
friend is typing a reply.
See when your
message has arrived.
Start a video call
right in Messages.
*Requires FaceTime-enabled device for both caller and recipient. Not available in all areas.
Click the full-screen button
to go full screen.
Always up to date
Updates to your purchased
apps and OS X appear
Discover new apps
Browse thousands of
apps and download them
straight to Launchpad.
Select the view you
month, or year.
Add an event
Double-click in a
calendar to create
a new event.