Mac OS Quicktips

Work smarter, not harder - Handle your Mac with more efficiency and discover all the hidden gems
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  • Lectures 51
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

If you just switched from Windows to Mac or even if you have your Mac for quiet some time now - you know it is great. You can handle it easily and you get everything you need from the Mac App Store if the software you already comes with your Mac is not enough. But you have the feeling that you do not really get to work with all the features and functions your Mac has to offer.

And here the Mac OS X Yosemite Quicktips come into play! We put together a fantastic collection of all the things you need to make you work smarter, not harder. In 50 videos we get into the deeper functions and features of your Mac computer. All our Mac OS X Quicktips are highly actionable. You can try them out right away and you'll see how much of a time save your Mac becomes.

We will not just show you how to handle and sort your files better, how to search your files easier with Spotlight and how to use all the different views for your files the Finder has to offer but we will go deeper: We will show you how to make your Mac more secure, how to use parental control and how to use all the every day Apps such as Reminders and Notes effectively. But in 50 Mac OS X Yosemite Tips we have much more for you!

Learn more about all the hidden gems of the Mac OS and learn how to implement your Mac into your work and your every day life. You can use your Mac for more things than you can imagine!

All our tips are really short so you can learn on the go and even use the course as your own personal video dictionary. You do not need to watch them all at once to get more knowledge of your Mac but, of course, you can do so if you want to learn more about a particular section.

We also keep it simple for you. We leave out all the techie stuff and just get to the basics. Learn what you can do to improve your workflow right away with not much time you need to spend on the course!

What are the requirements?

  • You can be completely new to the Mac and our tutorials will help you to discover all the functions and features it has
  • You need to have the new Mac OS X Yosemite installed on your computer which you can get free of charge at the Mac AppStore
  • It's a good idea to have a basic knowledge of your Mac computer, means if you have used it for a few weeks you'll be good to learn more!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll know all the hidden gems of the operating system Mac OS X Yosemite
  • You can use your Mac much better for every day problems
  • You can implement your Mac into your every day life to make you work more efficiently

Who is the target audience?

  • The course is perfect for you when you switch from Windows to Mac
  • The course is also perfect for you when you are a Mac Beginner or already know the Mac but not into detail
  • Our Quicktips are great when you are worried about your Mac's security
  • With our course you work smarter, not harder
  • If you want to run Windows on your Mac - we also have a solution for you

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: What you can expect
What you can expect
Section 2: The Administration of your Files - The Finder
Enter File Information
Folder Structure
Add Folders to your Dock
Combine several Files to one Folder
Turn off Auto-Spelling
Several Folders in one Window
Customize your Toolbar
All my Files
Hot Corners
Spotlight Results
Rename all Images at Once
Different Views for Files
More Spotlight Functions
Send Files from Preview
Section 3: Mac & iPhone and how they work together
Your iPhone on the Mac
Delete Blocked Numbers in Facetime
Instant Hotspot
The Trackpad
Section 4: Mac Programs - Everything you already have on board
Do not Disturb
Power Nap
Notification Center
Use Notes
Social Media Integration with Yosemite
Time Machine Backup
Save Energy on your Mac
iTunes, AppStore & iBooks
Create an Event in your Calendar
Route Planning with your Mac
Section 5: Mail - Use Mail in a Way to Make your Life easier
Markup in Mail
Mail Folders in iCloud
Increase and Decrease Windows
Show the full Webaddress
Remove Emails from Drop Down Menu
Send Links from Safari
VIPs in Mail
Create a Contact from your Signature
Create your own Signature
Section 6: Safari - The Browser that Helps You to Work Smarter
RSS Reader in Safari
Text to Speech in Safari
Turn off Transparency
Install Safari Extensions
Set up your Search Engine
Clean up Safari History
Section 7: Security on your Mac - Make your Mac more Secure
Automatic Updates from the App Store
Set up Parental Control
What is the iCloud?
Make your Mac Safe

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Instructor Biography

Monja Wessel, Multipassionate Entrepreneur

I'm a teacher for Arts and German. I also have a Diploma in Multimedia Design and a Bachelor in Information Technology (Major in Webdesign, University of Phoenix).

I have several websites I make a living from. I mostly sell digital products and do web design for clients. I absolutely love marketing and have a long experience in doing that online.

I have started my first website in 2006, it was a hobby site which still earns money until today.

With a background in teaching and being a Mac enthusiast creating courses here on Udemy came up naturally. You will find here all kind of courses around Internet Marketing, Webdesign, Graphics & Mac Computers.

I love reading, writing, and all kinds of creative things.

Instructor Biography

I've first studied energy system electric but worked then as an administrator for computers, both Windows and Mac Computers. I know both systems inside out. Today I repair computer systems for small and large companies, both in hard- and software. I also help people to get started with their computer and teach them how to use the software they have. I also visit my customers to set up all their telecommunication systems.

While teaching, I try hard to give my students some real-life examples to make them understand the essentials of computer technology. I know that abstract thinking doesn't come easy so I always try to connect my teaching with real life experiences. This way my students can easily imagine what is going on on their computer.

I've also trained myself to use Adobe Programs and know a lot about Photoshop, Lightroom and all the other Programs of the Adobe Creative Suit.

I enjoy photography and sometimes I take pictures and do panorama photography for the websites of my clients.

So for years I have been teaching others now how to set up and use their computers. Now it's time for me to go digitally so people can watch the courses over and over again.

I'm for and into everything creative and believe that everything is figureoutable - if I can do it, you can do it as well and I show you how.

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