Apps

Knowledge

2. Mac

Browsers

General use: Toolbar – Sidebar, Page back’ (click to go back, hold to see history), ‘page forward’ (click to go forward, hold to see history) and ‘Refresh’ buttons then address bar with ‘view site information’ padlock, Share icon, Bookmarks bar
Introduction to Safari ❯ Preferences such as ‘Tabs’, ‘Autofill’, ‘Passwords’ and  ‘Extensions’
Make Safari your own: go to ‘Preferences’ and check out ‘General’ for ‘Homepage’ and ‘New windows open with’. Also set the Start Page options and move by dragging up or down.
Bookmarks – Add new bookmark and/or organise with ‘Bookmarks’ ❯ ‘Edit Bookmarks’
Passwords –  Store and retrieve safely  ‘Preferences’ ❯ ‘Passwords’. Tip:  check sync is on in System Preferences❯ iCloud sync Keychain
General use: Toolbar – ‘Page back’ (click to go back, hold to see history), ‘page forward’ (click to go forward, hold to see history), ‘reload this page’ buttons and address bar with ‘view site information’ padlock, then extensions, profile icon (see when signed into Chrome with Google Account), plus Bookmarks bar and ‘Customise this page’
Introduction to ‘Customise and control Google Chrome’ to see ‘Incognito window’, ‘History’, ‘Bookmarks’, ‘Print’ and ‘Find’ (It will be same on a Mac or PC)
Make Chrome your own: go to Application menu – Chrome ❯ ‘Settings’ to open Settings page and check out ‘Appearance’, ‘Search engine’ and ‘On start-up’
Bookmarks – ‘Add new bookmark’. To organise go to Application menu ❯ ‘Bookmarks’ ❯ ‘Bookmark manager’
Passwords –  Store and retrieve safely  ‘Settings’ ❯ ‘Auto-fill’ ❯ ‘Passwords’
Sync? Sign in to Chrome with your Google Account – and save your info to it, so if you change devices (for example, if you lose your phone or get a new laptop), you’ll get your synced info back. Google search: “Turn sync on and off in Chrome”
Allow Chrome sign-in? – See ‘Settings’ ❯ main pane then scroll down. If ON will automatically sign you into Chrome when you sign into Google sites such as Gmail.
General use: Toolbar – ‘Page back’ (click to go back, hold to see history), ‘page forward’ (click to go forward, hold to see history) and ‘Refresh’ buttons and address bar with ‘view site information’ padlock, then extensions, profile icon (see when signed into Edge with Microsoft account), plus Bookmarks bar and ‘Page Settings’
Introduction to ‘Settings and more’ to see ‘InPrivate window’, ‘Favorites’, ‘History’, ‘Print’, ‘Find on page’ and ‘Read aloud’
Make Edge your own: go to ‘Settings’ and check out ‘Privacy, search and services’ (can change to Google Search in ‘Address bar’ ❯ ‘Manage search engines’), ‘Appearance’ and ‘Start, home, and new tabs’
Favorites Open Favorites page (Favorites ‘…’) or organise or just add a new one.
Passwords – Store and retrieve safely with ‘Settings’ ❯ ‘Profiles’ ❯ ‘Passwords’
Sync? Sign in to Edge with your Microsoft account and save your info to it so passwords, favorites, extensions and collections can be added to a new computer or your phone’s Edge app. Google Search: “sync settings in microsoft edge”

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