Learning Apple OS X Yosemite

A hands-on guide to OS X installation, configuration, and efficient Mac use.
Learning Apple OS X Yosemite
File Size :
3.98 GB
Total length :
5h 48m



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Learning Apple OS X Yosemite

What you’ll 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

Learning Apple OS X Yosemite


no prior knowledge needed


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.


Section 1: Getting Started

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 About Andy

Lecture 3 Top Ten From Andy

Section 2: OS X Yosemite Essentials

Lecture 4 Introduction To OS X Yosemite

Lecture 5 Computer Operating Systems

Lecture 6 Setting Up An Apple ID

Lecture 7 Performing The Install – Part 1

Lecture 8 Performing The Install – Part 2

Lecture 9 Essential Peripherals

Lecture 10 Setting Up Finder Preferences

Lecture 11 Bluetooth Pairing

Lecture 12 Working With Trackpad Gestures

Lecture 13 Streamlining With System Shortcuts

Lecture 14 Adding Shortcuts To Apps

Section 3: Setting Up And Communicating

Lecture 15 Introduction To Communication

Lecture 16 Communicating With The World

Lecture 17 Setting Up Accounts

Lecture 18 Organization Is The Key

Lecture 19 Setting Up Extended Drives

Lecture 20 Setting Up The Working Environment

Lecture 21 Organizing In Launchpad With Groups

Section 4: The Yosemite Finder

Lecture 22 Introduction To Finder

Lecture 23 Working With Folders

Lecture 24 Additional Folder Options

Lecture 25 Creating Folders And Manipulating Documents

Lecture 26 Organizing With Shortcuts And Aliases

Lecture 27 Using The Quick Look Option

Lecture 28 Taking Out The Trash

Lecture 29 Controlling Content With Tabs

Lecture 30 Accessing File And Folder Information

Lecture 31 Creating Custom Folders And Disk Icons

Section 5: Working With Applications And The Dock

Lecture 32 Introduction To Applications The Dock

Lecture 33 Opening And Closing Applications

Lecture 34 Working In The Dock

Lecture 35 Dock Options

Lecture 36 Working With Multiple Applications

Lecture 37 Organizing With Stacks

Lecture 38 Creating An Application Stack

Lecture 39 Creating A Custom Stack Icon

Section 6: Saving And Searching In Yosemite

Lecture 40 Introduction To Saving And Searching

Lecture 41 How To Perform A Basic Save Operation

Lecture 42 The Amazing Spotlight Tool

Lecture 43 Find What You Need Quickly With Tags

Lecture 44 Working With Archives

Section 7: Safari – Your Window To The World

Lecture 45 Introduction To Safari

Lecture 46 The Basic Safari Interface

Lecture 47 Customizing The Safari Interface

Lecture 48 Getting The Most Out Of Safari

Lecture 49 Using Bookmarks

Lecture 50 Tips And Tricks For Downloading Files

Lecture 51 Maintaining Internet Privacy

Lecture 52 Securing Your Internet Passwords

Lecture 53 Conducting A Private Browsing Session

Lecture 54 Adding Extensions To Enhance The Browsing Experience

Section 8: The Mail, Calendar And Contacts Apps

Lecture 55 Introduction To Mail, Calendar And Contacts

Lecture 56 Setting Up Accounts

Lecture 57 Working In Apple Mail

Lecture 58 Creating Smart Folders And Rules

Lecture 59 Adding Attachments To An Email

Lecture 60 Staying Organized With Calendar

Lecture 61 Managing Contacts

Section 9: Communicating With Video And Text

Lecture 62 Introduction To Video And Text

Lecture 63 Getting Ready To Communicate

Lecture 64 Working With Messages

Lecture 65 Working With FaceTime

Section 10: Additional Yosemite Considerations

Lecture 66 Introduction To Additional Considerations

Lecture 67 Never Get Lost By Using Maps

Lecture 68 The Improved iTunes

Lecture 69 Expanding Your Knowlede Base With iBooks

Lecture 70 QuickTime Basics

Lecture 71 Organizing With Notes And Reminders

Section 11: The Notification Center

Lecture 72 Introduction To The Notification Center

Lecture 73 Understanding And Controlling Notifications

Lecture 74 Working In The Today View

Section 12: Installing Additional Apps

Lecture 75 Introduction To Additional Apps

Lecture 76 Working In The Apps Store

Lecture 77 Additional Installation Methods

Lecture 78 Communicating With A Printer

Section 13: AirDrop And Handoff

Lecture 79 Introduction To AirDrop And Handoff

Lecture 80 Working With AirDrop

Lecture 81 Using Handoff

Section 14: Keeping Your Information Safe And Secure

Lecture 82 Introduction To Keeping Your Information Sade And Secure

Lecture 83 Performing A Manual Backup

Lecture 84 Setting Up Time Machine

Lecture 85 Restoring Files From Time Machine

Section 15: Conclusion

Lecture 86 Final Thoughts

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Course Information:

Udemy | English | 5h 48m | 3.98 GB
Created by: Infinite Skills

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