Hi, we’ve prepared a short guide for iMac users to make all clear and help people who starts their adventure on this field. I attach ‘how to install’ guide on my own experience and many tips and tricks for new users. Enjoy!
Guide for users of iMac
1) The first step
When iMac unpacking, make sure you adhere to coast. Place in a nearby area or work where there is a decision-practice office.
(B) Power Cord
Place the power cord through the hole in the bottom of the iMac stand and plugged into an outlet. Connect the wire to the power outlet.
(C) the additional elements
The iMac also comes with Apple, Apple Mighty Mouse and Apple Keyboard remotely.
Take the Apple keyboard cable and connect to a USB port on the back of the iMac
Take the Apple Mighty Mouse cable and connected to the USB port on the side of the keyboard
If you have a wireless keyboard and Apple wireless Mighty Mouse, see the manual for your wireless installation.
Internet (D) Cables
Connect the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the back of the iMac. Connect the other end to a cable modem or network accordingly.
Note: You also have the option to connect wirelessly with Apple’s AirPort Extreme technology.
(E) Basic features
Before installation, consider the basic features incorporated in iMac. These include:
the microphone is located on the upper edge
iSight camera at the top of the screen, with an indicator light cameras
optical disc loading slot on the iMac
two USB 2.0 ports on the Apple Keyboard
On the back of the iMac, there are also:
three USB 2.0 ports
digital audio optical / audio in port
headphone output optical digital port / audio output
one FireWire 400 port
one FireWire 800 port
2) Initial Settings
(A) Connect and configure
Press the button on the back of the iMac. The installation wizard starts automatically. It guides you through all the basic procedure for creating your
Setup Wizard also shows how to transfer files, applications, and other data from an existing Mac computers.
You must make this transfer immediately. Instead, use when you are ready to perform by the Migration Assistant (see Applications > Utilities).
To customize your iMac using Apple Preferences> System in the menu bar. It is the command center for most settings iMac.
(C) in standby mode or turned off
Place iMac into sleep mode allows you to avoid the startup procedure again when you use the equipment. To achieve this dream, you have several options:
click Apple> Sleep from a menu bars press the power switch and click on the Sleep in dialogue Click Apple> System Preferences and energy savings and set the timer Apple Remote, hold the Play / Pause button for three seconds
To wake your iMac, you can choose
Click the Apple Mighty Mouse
by pressing the power button
pressing a button on the Apple Keyboard
Press a button on the Apple Remote
Use the bed only if you intend to return to your iMac in a day or two. To turn off the iMac, both
click Apple> Stop, or
press the Power button and click Shut Down in the dialog box
To change again iMac, press the power button.
3) Quick Guide for Mac OS X
(A) Operating System
IMac Mac OS X Leopard operating system (and all other Mac), and is already installed on your computer. control files, applications and connected devices, and works the same way with Windows.
(B) the basic commands
As expected, the control keyboard base Apple and Apple Mighty Mouse. If you are more familiar with Windows, what you find with Mac OS X is that you must use the keyboard and mouse less time to achieve the same result.
The first thing you notice with Mac OS X is the force of everything that appears on the screen. Mac use GUI (graphical user interface) called Aqua. This will give you pictures of stunning visual effects and stunning clean-cut, all of which were designed for Apple Mac OS X is easier to use.
(D) Centre has
Icons, layout and simple navigation screen iMac. No windows, menus, folders and shortcuts. There are also four key elements that help you stay organized and productive:
desktop screen where you normally start each time you use your iMac. The first icon came here (in the top right corner) is the Macintosh HD (hard disk). When the different iMac features you use, other icons HD. Double-click the icon to view HD applications and files it contains.
Points to consider:
Using the desktop computer to store files, folders, pictures and documents
When the external device connected to the iMac, the icon appears on the desktop
If you create a different user for the iMac, Mac OS X gives each separate office
This table is still behind all running applications
Dock is a row of icons at the bottom of the screen. Using a base to access your files, applications and windows are most often used: click on the appropriate icon. You can customize the icon depending on the use of the iMac.
Note that when the window appears, has three buttons in the upper left corner.
red button to close the window
Yellow button reduces the window to the Dock
Green button enlarge and reduce the window size
One of the Finder icon in the Dock is at the far left. Use this to navigate and manage virtually every aspect of the iMac as folders, drives and applications.
There is only one menu bar with Mac OS X. It is presented as a single line at the top of the screen.
Use the menu bar to
interact with the program
view and change settings and applications
see the recent work
incoming or outgoing
start standby mode
menu bar changes depending on the application you are using. In this way, it offers products that are best suited to the application.
The iMac has a total of five USB 2.0 ports (two on the keyboard, three behind the iMac). Use this to connect the Apple Mighty Mouse, more devices like your
USB 1.1 device port will also be accepted.
The iMac comes pre-loaded with a variety of drivers. This usually means that the USB device is recognized without the need to run additional software.
5) Other features
Slot (A) Security
A security slot at the back of the iMac lets you connect a cable and lock to prevent and stop the thieves.
(B) Access Memory
The iMac has a standard 1 GB of memory. You can increase this to 3 GB of access slot in memory at the bottom of the iMac.
wireless technology (c) AirPort Extreme
Wireless AirPort Extreme technology allows you to connect to wireless networks.
IMac integrates Bluetooth® wireless technology 2.1 + EDR. It allows you to connect wireless devices, including
Bluetooth® mobile phone
Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse strong thread.