Let’s get started
When you start your MacBook Pro for the rst time, Setup Assistant launches
to get you going. Follow a few simple steps to connect to your Wi-Fi network,
transfer your stu from another Mac or a PC, create a user account for your
Mac, and log in with your Apple ID.
Your Apple ID lets you download apps from the App Store, shop the iTunes
Store and the Apple Online Store, access iCloud, and communicate using
FaceTime. If you don’t have an Apple ID, creating one is easy and free.
Many functions on your MacBook Pro can be performed using simple
gestures on the trackpad. Here are some of the most popular Multi-Touch
gestures for the Mac.
Get to know your desktop
Welcome to your new home base. The desktop contains the Dock, where
icons of your frequently used apps appear. To customize your desktop and
other settings on your Mac, click the System Preferences icon in the Dock.
To access your les and folders, click the Finder icon. To check the status of
your wireless Internet connection, click the Wi-Fi status icon in the menu bar.
Your Mac automatically connects to the network you chose during setup.
Press down anywhere on the trackpad
to click. Or, with Tap to Click enabled,
simply tap the surface.
Secondary click (right click)
Click with two ngers to open shortcut
menus. Or, with Tap to Click enabled, tap
two ngers anywhere.
Swipe to navigate
Swipe with two ngers to ip through
web pages, documents, and more.
Press down two times anywhere on the
trackpad. Or, with Tap to Click enabled,
double-tap the surface.
Brush two ngers along the trackpad
to scroll in any direction—up, down,
Double-tap the trackpad with two
ngers to quickly magnify a web page.
Pinch to zoom
Zoom in and out of photos and web
pages more precisely by pinching your
thumb and nger.
Switch between full-screen apps
Swipe with three ngers to move
from one full-screen app to another.
Pinch with four ngers to view
all your apps in Launchpad.
Turn your thumb and nger clockwise
or counterclockwise to rotate an image.
View Mission Control
Swipe up with three ngers to see
every open window on your Mac.
Choose System Preferences from the
Apple menu and click Trackpad to learn
more about gestures.
iCloud stores your music, photos, mail, and more and wirelessly pushes
them to your Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and even your PC. All without
docking or syncing. So when you buy a song on one device, it’s automatically
downloaded to all your others. And with Photo Stream, your latest photos
appear everywhere you want to see them. To customize your iCloud settings,
open the Apple menu, select System Preferences, then click iCloud. Sign
in with your Apple ID and choose the iCloud features you want to enable
Read this document and the safety information in the Important Product
Information Guide carefully before you rst use your computer.
You can nd more information, watch demos, and learn even more about
MacBook Pro features at www.apple.com/macbookpro.
You can often nd answers to your questions, as well as instructions
and troubleshooting information, in Help Center. Click the Finder icon,
click Help in the menu bar, and choose Help Center.
Mac OS X Utilities
If you have a problem with your Mac, Mac OS X Utilities can help you
repair your computer’s drive, restore your software and data from a
Time Machine backup, or erase your hard drive and reinstall OS X Lion
and Apple applications. You can also use Safari to get online help. If your
Mac detects a problem, it opens Mac OS X Utilities automatically. Or you
can open it manually by restarting your computer while holding down
the Command and R keys.
Your MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of technical support and one year
of hardware repair warranty coverage at an Apple Retail Store or an Apple
Authorized Service Provider. Visit www.apple.com/support/macbookpro
for technical support on MacBook Pro. Or call 1-800-275-2273. In Canada,
Not all features are available in all areas.
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Quick Start Guide
Let’s get moving
It’s easy to move les like documents, email, photos, music, and movies
to your new Mac from another Mac or a PC. The rst time you start your
new Mac, it will walk you through the transfer process. All you have to do
is follow the onscreen instructions.
Welcome to your new MacBook Pro. We’d like to show you around.
SDXC slotThunderboltFireWire 800
FaceTime HD camera