Discovering & Using your Desktop in macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina    |    Beginner
  • 9 videos | 38m 50s
  • Includes Assessment
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Just starting with macOS Catalina? Discover how to use and organize the Dock and Desktop to easily find your different apps and files. In this course, you will learn how to access and view your device's system information to how to get support. You will also find out how to view notifications and customize how they are displayed.


  • Discover the key concepts in the macos catalina: discovering & using your desktop course
    Discover the menu bar, the desktop and the dock
    Add, organize and remove items from the dock
    Resize, relocate and customize the dock display
    Use mission control to access your desktop
  • Access the notification center to view your activity and notifications
    Manage and customize notifications settings
    Get access to system information
    Log out, shut down and restart your computer


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    This video outlines the key content covered in the Discovering & Using your Desktop course, including discovering your desktop, managing notifications, and shutting down your mac. FREE ACCESS
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    macOS Catalina is one of the latest operating systems released by Apple. In this video, see how to access the most essential elements within your macOS interface. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Adding & removing items from the Dock in macOS Catalina
    4m 18s
    The Dock contains many default applications in macOS Catalina. This tutorial will show you how to add, organize, and remove items from your Dock. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Customizing the Dock display in macOS Catalina
    5m 10s
    You can customize the display of the elements on your Dock in macOS Catalina. See how to rearrange your apps as well as change the size and location of your Dock on the interface. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Accessing your Desktop quickly in macOS Catalina
    4m 42s
    Mission Control allows you to organize your desktop by using keyboard shortcuts to navigate, hide, and browse multiple windows or desktops. This tutorial will show you how to use Mission Control to manage your desktop on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Viewing your activity and notifications in macOS Catalina
    5m 13s
    With macOS Catalina, you will receive notifications from certain apps. See how to access your recent notifications and view additional information about events, the weather, and time in your current location. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing notifications in macOS Catalina
    5m 40s
    macOS Catalina allows you to customize how and when you receive notifications. Learn how to access your notifications settings and customize options such as Do Not Disturb. You will be shown how to customize your notifications for specific apps. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Accessing your Mac system information in macOS Catalina
    3m 44s
    To know more about your Mac you can use the system information page in the Apple menu. See how to access and view your Mac components such as the memory and display being used by your Mac on macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Shutting down your Mac in macOS Catalina
    5m 32s
    The Apple menu has various options such as how to shut down, restart as well as the Sleep option. This video will also cover using shortcuts that can be used to shut down your Mac with macOS Catalina. FREE ACCESS


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