Customizing your Mac

System Preferences Overview

In this lesson for macOS Mojave on the Mac, I look at System Preferences. The System Preferences are where you can set the default behaviors for your Mac. You do this through Preference Panes. If you want to change how you Dock behaves, you go to the Dock Preference Pane, you want to set up your mouse, you go to the Mouse Preference Pane.

General Preferences

In this lesson for macOS Mojave on the Mac, I look at the General Preference pane in more detail. The General Preference pane is where you can set if you want to use Dark Mode (new in macOS Mojave), if you want to show the scrollbars in a window, as well as the default browser you want to use.

Using Hot Corners

In this lesson for macOS Mojave on the Mac, I look at how to use Hot Corners. With Hot Corners, you can set your Mac to do specific tasks by moving your cursor to one of the corners of your display. As an example, you can set it to when you move your cursor to the lower right corner of your display, your Mac will hide all the apps and windows and only show your Desktop. I use this feature on a daily basis.

A Quick look at Sound Preferences

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the sound options we have on the Mac through the Sound Preference Pane in the System Preferences.

A closer look at Wi-fi Settings

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the different Wi-Fi settings a Mac has including how to prioritize networks, remove networks, ask to join networks the Mac finds, and more.

A closer look at Internet Accounts

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at the options there are when setting up internet accounts on the Mac. This is where you add your internet accounts such as Google, Yahoo, and Exchange accounts.

Creating User Accounts

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to create new users for the Mac as well as the different options there are for users.

Adding Parental Controls

In this lesson for macOS Mojave, I look at how to add parental controls to a user on the Mac. Parental controls include managing which apps are accessible, website, purchasing options, time on the computer, and other options.

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