Mac Mini User Guide 2018


First steps

Your field includes

a Mac mini
a strength adaptor
a strength twine
an Apple Remote
a DVI to VGA adaptor
Basic functions

On the front of your Mac mini is a slot-loading optical pressure. The integrated infrared (IR) receiver lies to the proper of the slot, and the energy indicator light is at the bottom proper-hand nook. At the back of the Mac mini, you have rows of capabilities. Along the pinnacle row, from left to right, are the strength button, a safety slot for a cable, and lock an audio in/optical digital audio in port, a headphone out/virtual optical audio out port. Along the bottom row, from left to right, are

an energy port
an Ethernet port (10/a hundred/1000Base-T)
a FireWire 400 port
a DVI video out port
four USB 2. Zero ports
AirPort Extreme wireless generation and Bluetooth® wi-fi technology are inner your Mac mini.

Mac Mini

Power adaptor

Strip away the plastic film from your Mac mini and the strength adaptor. Place the Mac mini on a company surface, proper facet up or on its side, and near an electric socket. Your display, keyboard, and mouse need to be near handy additionally.

Connect the power cord to the electricity adaptor

Put the plug at the end of the strength adaptor’s lead into the Mac mini’s power port.
Plug the strength wire into the electric socket
Please notice: never place anything in your Mac mini. Objects in your Mac mini may additionally disrupt the optical force, the AirPort Extreme wi-fi sign, and the Bluetooth® wireless signal.
Peripheral set-up
Your Mac mini is BYODKM – convey your display, keyboard, and mouse. Use the ones you already have (almost any are suitable).

Keyboard and mouse

Connect your keyboard to a USB port on the return of the Mac mini. Connect your mouse to a USB port on the keyboard or the Mac mini. Windows-primarily based keyboards might not have particular Mac OS X Command and Option keys. However, the Windows emblem key is equivalent to the Mac OS X Command key, and the Alt keys equal to the Mac OS X Option key.

To adjust the keyboard

Click on Apple>System Preferences
Click on Keyboard & Mouse
pick Modifier keys
comply with the screen commands
Please observe: while you use a USB keyboard and mouse made by a corporation apart from Apple, you may want software drivers. If you don’t already have these, go to the producer’s website and download them.
Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mighty Mouse
If you’ve got an Apple Wireless Keyboard and wireless Mighty Mouse, follow the set-up tactics contained in the ideal manuals.


Use your Mac mini’s DVI video out port to attach a reveal. If you have got a VGA screen, join the Mac mini with the provided DVI to VGA adaptor. Please notice; your Mac mini helps digital resolutions up to one,920 x 1, two hundred pixels. This means you could connect a 20 inch Apple Cinema Display or a 23 inch Apple Cinema HD Display.

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