Learning Apple OS X Yosemite
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Learning Apple OS X Yosemite

A hands-on guide to OS X installation, configuration, and efficient Mac use.
4.5 (25 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Last updated 2/2015
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What Will I Learn?
install Mac OS X Yosemite and customize it to suit your everyday needs
navigate folders, perform multimedia tasks, and utilize built-in Mac communication tools
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Requirements
  • no prior knowledge needed
Description

In this Learning Apple OS X Yosemite training course, expert author Andy Anderson will teach you how to work efficiently with the Yosemite operating system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no previous experience with Macintosh or Yosemite is required. You will start by learning how to install Yosemite, then jump into setting up the working environment. From there, Andy will teach you how to use the Yosemite finder, work with applications and the dock, and save and search in Yosemite. This video tutorial also covers Safari, the mail, calendar, and contacts apps, and communicating with video and text. Andy will explain additional considerations, such as the improved iTunes, Quicktime, notes and reminders, and how to install additional apps.

Finally, you will learn how to work with Airdrop and Handoff, and how to keep our information safe and secure. Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of navigating the Yosemite operating system, and be able to take full advantage of the powerful features included in Apple's latest OS X release.

Who is the target audience?
  • beginners wanting to learn how to efficiently use their Macs
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 86 Lectures Collapse All 86 Lectures 05:48:11
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Getting Started
3 Lectures 08:33
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OS X Yosemite Essentials
11 Lectures 45:04


Setting Up An Apple ID
02:31

Performing The Install - Part 1
05:34

Performing The Install - Part 2
02:37

Essential Peripherals
06:38

Setting Up Finder Preferences
09:22

Bluetooth Pairing
02:55

Working With Trackpad Gestures
02:42

Streamlining With System Shortcuts
03:53

Adding Shortcuts To Apps
03:34
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Setting Up And Communicating
7 Lectures 29:55
Introduction To Communication
00:39

Communicating With The World
05:29

Setting Up Accounts
08:38

Organization Is The Key
05:02

Setting Up Extended Drives
04:01

Setting Up The Working Environment
03:13

Organizing In Launchpad With Groups
02:53
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The Yosemite Finder
10 Lectures 47:38
Introduction To Finder
00:56

Working With Folders
10:39

Additional Folder Options
02:44

Creating Folders And Manipulating Documents
06:45

Organizing With Shortcuts And Aliases
05:22

Using The Quick Look Option
02:55

Taking Out The Trash
05:10

Controlling Content With Tabs
04:49

Accessing File And Folder Information
05:26

Creating Custom Folders And Disk Icons
02:52
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Working With Applications And The Dock
8 Lectures 32:50
Introduction To Applications The Dock
00:44

Opening And Closing Applications
06:39

Working In The Dock
03:54

Dock Options
04:38

Working With Multiple Applications
04:05

Organizing With Stacks
04:38

Creating An Application Stack
04:01

Creating A Custom Stack Icon
04:11
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Saving And Searching In Yosemite
5 Lectures 22:05
Introduction To Saving And Searching
00:49

How To Perform A Basic Save Operation
07:09

The Amazing Spotlight Tool
05:30

Find What You Need Quickly With Tags
06:05

Working With Archives
02:32
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Safari - Your Window To The World
10 Lectures 31:20
Introduction To Safari
00:41

The Basic Safari Interface
05:26

Customizing The Safari Interface
01:48

Getting The Most Out Of Safari
04:04

Using Bookmarks
03:41

Tips And Tricks For Downloading Files
03:50

Maintaining Internet Privacy
05:08

Securing Your Internet Passwords
02:25

Conducting A Private Browsing Session
02:26

Adding Extensions To Enhance The Browsing Experience
01:51
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The Mail, Calendar And Contacts Apps
7 Lectures 31:09
Introduction To Mail, Calendar And Contacts
00:34

Setting Up Accounts
05:12

Working In Apple Mail
08:39

Creating Smart Folders And Rules
03:43

Adding Attachments To An Email
04:20

Staying Organized With Calendar
05:13

Managing Contacts
03:28
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Communicating With Video And Text
4 Lectures 15:24
Introduction To Video And Text
00:42

Getting Ready To Communicate
02:53

Working With Messages
07:07

Working With FaceTime
04:42
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Additional Yosemite Considerations
6 Lectures 30:52
Introduction To Additional Considerations
00:40

Never Get Lost By Using Maps
08:27

The Improved iTunes
05:38

Expanding Your Knowlede Base With iBooks
07:39

QuickTime Basics
05:22

Organizing With Notes And Reminders
03:06
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