What do I do if my Apple ID has been locked?

If your Apple ID has been locked If you or someone else enters your password incorrectly too many times, your Apple ID will automatically be locked to protect your security. You might see one of these alerts: “This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons” “You can’t sign in because your account was disabled […]

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If you forgot the answers to your Apple ID security questions

If you forgot the answers to your Apple ID security questions You can reset your security questions using your rescue email address. Security questions provide an extra level of security, and they help Apple verify that you’re the person requesting access to your account. Use the steps below to see if you can reset your security […]

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Maximizing the Battery Life and Life Span of my MacBook Air

“Battery life” is the amount of time your device runs before it needs to be recharged. “Battery lifespan” is the amount of time your battery lasts until it needs to be replaced. Maximize both and you’ll get the most out of your Apple devices, no matter which ones you own. Apple software updates often include […]

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Where to I find my MacBook Air serial number?

MacBook Air: How to find the serial number Learn how to find the serial number of your MacBook Air. You can find your serial number in several places: In Mac OS X On the surface of the computer On the original product packaging On the original receipt (or invoice) In Mac OS X On most […]

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Learn more about your MacBook Air

Congratulation on getting a new laptop. The MacBook Air is very powerful and it is important that you learn many of it’s features. Go to Apple’s website here and read more about your new laptop.

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Save the Earth! How to Reduce Paper use at GPS

Alarming Facts Last year we printed approximately 150,000 pages at GPS. That is the equivalent of 1500 pounds of paper. Printing 9 black and white pages costs the same as 1 color page. Paper waste facts from the Clean Air Council The average American uses about the equivalent of one 100-foot-tall Douglas fir tree in paper and wood products […]

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How to add a printer and print from a Mac or iPad

Sending your print job to Mac_Secure_Print allows you to login and print, copy, or scan from any of the GPS copy machines distributed throughout the GPS campus. Scroll to the bottom for locations. Step 1: Send your print job to the copier Please ask any member of the IT team or Library to add the Mac_Secure_Print […]

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Mac’s Preview App: Sign documents & View-Edit PDF and Image Files

The Preview App is a hidden gem, mainly because the editing toolbar in Preview is hidden by default. Preview is the default app on the Mac for viewing and editing PDFs and image files. It is great for completing forms, attaching an e-signature, combining files, and sharing. Adobe Acrobat, available in Self Service, is a full-featured PDF reader. […]

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How to Take and Edit a Screenshot on a Mac

Save a Screenshot to Your Desktop Hold down these keys together: Command-Shift-3 – a picture of your entire screen is saved on your desktop Hold down these keys together: Command-Shift-4 – click and drag to select a part of your screen; a picture of the selection is saved on your desktop Save a Screenshot to your Clipboard (to be pasted elsewhere) […]

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How to Install LoggerPro from GPS 6 on a Mac

Follow these steps to install LoggerPro Change your privacy settings: Click on the Apple icon (top left of your screen) > System Preferences > click on the Security and Privacy icon. Step 1: Click the lock icon on the bottom left and type your password in the pop-up box. Step 2: Under “Allow apps downloaded […]

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