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macOS User Guide
- Work across devices using Continuity
- Use iPhone as a webcam
- Use iPhone with Desk View
- Stream audio and video with AirPlay
- Use one keyboard and mouse to control Mac and iPad
- Hand off between devices
- Unlock your Mac with Apple Watch
- Make and receive phone calls on your Mac
- Sync music, books, and more between devices
- What is Family Sharing?
- Set up Family Sharing
- Add a user or group
- Set up Screen Time for a child
- Share purchases with your family
- Watch and listen together with SharePlay
- Share a Photo Library
- Collaborate on projects
- Find content shared with you
- Find your family and friends
- Play games with your friends
- Resources for your Mac
- Resources for your Apple devices
If graphics tasks slow down your Mac
If your Mac laptop is slower than expected when you perform graphics-intensive tasks, such as playing games or editing video, open Battery settings. Depending on your Mac, you may see options that let you improve graphics performance in exchange for greater power consumption.
On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Battery in the sidebar. (You may need to scroll down.)
Click Options on the right, then turn off “Automatic graphics switching.”
Your Mac then always uses high-performance graphics.
If your Mac laptop is running on battery power, you might also be able to improve graphics performance by plugging in the power adapter.
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