macOS Sierra Essential Training (lynda.com)

Learn all the ins and outs of macOS Sierra, Apple's latest operating system. Author Nick Brazzi starts with the basics: installing and running the new OS, setting up system preferences and user accounts, and organizing the desktop. Learn how to work with the Dock and Launchpad, and set up your computer so it works best for you. He then shows how to save files and find them again quickly, work with email and calendars, send instant messages, video chat, and use the core applications that come bundled with Sierra (iTunes, Safari, QuickTime, Maps, and more). Looking for the latest apps and games? He also shows you how to find and install new applications from the Apple Store. Finally, Nick reviews sharing over a network and backing up and restoring files, so you never lose any important work.
 

Topics include:

  • Setting up an Apple ID or iCloud account
  • Browsing folders with Finder
  • Creating, copying, moving, and renaming files and folders
  • Organizing your desktop
  • Using Siri on the desktop
  • Launching and quitting applications from the Dock
  • Saving and searching
  • Browsing the web with Safari
  • Working with Mail, Contacts, and Calendar
  • Communicating with iMessage, Messages, and FaceTime
  • Using iTunes, QuickTime, Photos, Maps, and other bundled apps
  • Installing applications from the App Store
  • Sharing over a network
  • Backing up and restoring files