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Apple: Initial Setup of a Student Apple Laptop (2020)

Instructions for setting up a Student Apple MacBook Pro, valid for models deployed starting June 2020.

Please note: If you make a mistake or change your mind, many of these settings can be changed later in System Preferences.

Power on the Apple Laptop. 

Choose United States.  Click Continue.

Choose your country

From the list of networks, choose StoutSecure


Enter your UW-Stout Username (the part before the “@” in your email address) and your password

StoutSecure settings

Data & Privacy:   Click Continue.

Data & Privacy Information

Transfer Information to This Mac:  Select Don’t transfer any information now and then click Continue.

Transfer information

Sign in your Your Apple ID:
  Click Set Up Later.  If you’re asked if you’re sure you want to skip this step, Click Skip.

Apple ID

to Terms and Conditions

Computer Account:  Enter the following information to create your user account:

  • Full name: Enter your full name.
  • Account Name: You can leave this field alone, or change it as you please.  This only affects the name of your home folder on your computer.
  • Password:  Enter the password you’d like to use to log into your computer.  This is not the same as your UW-Stout password.
  • Hint:  Enter a password hint, if desired.

Computer Account

Express Set Up: 
Click Continue.

Click Continue.

Screen Time:
 Click Set Up Later.

If you wish to enable Siri, click Continue, otherwise uncheck the "Enable Ask Siri" checkbox and then click Continue.

Touch ID: 
Click Continue.

Place Your Finger: Click "Set Up Touch ID Later." If you’re asked if you’re sure you want to skip this step, Click Skip.

Choose Your Look: 
Personal Preference -  Light, Dark, or Auto

True Tone Display: 
 Click Continue.

Wait for your computer to complete the setup process.  When you’re at the desktop, setup has completed.

Keywords:setup applesetup2020   Doc ID:102289
Owner:Jeremy K.Group:UW Stout
Created:2020-05-21 09:44 CDTUpdated:2020-06-19 09:44 CDT
Sites:UW Stout
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