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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.
From the list of networks, choose StoutSecure.
Enter your UW-Stout Username (the part before the “@” in your email address) and your password.
Data & Privacy: Click Continue.
Transfer Information to This Mac: Select Don’t transfer any information now and then click Continue.
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.
Agree 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.
Express Set Up: Click Continue.
Analytics: Click Continue.
Screen Time: Click Set Up Later.
Siri: 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.