If you’re lucky enough to own one of these beautiful devices, you really will want to make the most of it. With so many possibilities, even long-time Mac users are still finding new tips and tricks. Whether it’s your first Mac or you’re already a regular user, you’ll want to get to grips with these four awesome Mac-hacks.
Split the screen
When you require maximum productivity, splitting the screen is a real nifty trick. To do so, first you need to hold down the green button that would be used to maximize the app. You’ll find this button on the left-hand side at the top. Simply left-click the button, and then you can drag the window or app to whichever side you prefer. Once you’ve done this, open another app or window to go on the opposite side. When you’ve got some great projects in the pipeline; two screens are better than one!
Easy password finder
Feel like you’re forever forgetting your passwords and changing them? With a Macbook you can have the keychain feature remember every one of your passwords and recall them whenever you wish. If you forget your wifi password or are in a new place, it’s easy to use Keychain Access to find your password. First, you can open up the Keychain Access feature and then find the connection that you are looking for. Next, you will need to double-click on the keychain that matches the correct server set identifier. From here you should find an option that reads ‘show password.’
Transfer from Android
Plenty of Mac users will opt for an iPhone, but what about those of you who don’t? Some prefer an Android to save a bit of cash or simply because they prefer the features that these phones have to offer. It might be for work purposes you need something Android-based? Those of you out there who do use Androids will be pleased to know that you can complete an Android file transfer for Mac. For further details, it’s a good idea to take a look at Google’s android file transfer app.
Record your iPhone screen
Did you know that you can easily record the screen of your iPhone? If this is something you’d like to try, simply connect your phone to your Macbook using the cable provided. Next, you’ll want to open up QuickTime Player. From here go to the file menu and choose the option which reads ‘new movie recording’. Now you will be able to access a menu that’s next to the record button. Lastly, you’ll be able to choose your device the ‘camera’ option and also to record sound and audio.
When it comes to Macbooks, there is so much to learn! To make the most of your device, why not challenge yourself to learn something new every day? There are plenty of online tutorials that can turn you into a pro in no time at all. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or or using your Mac for leisure, there are endless options!
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