Look around your new Mac
Get a quick intro to MacBook Air ports, connectors, accessories, and other features.
Want to get started?
Start your MacBook Air by lifting the lid or connecting it to power, or by pressing any key. Follow the Setup Assistant prompts, and you’re up and running.
Stay in sync
Access your documents, photos, contacts, and more across all your devices with iCloud. And use your MacBook Air with your iPhone and iPad devices to make phone calls, copy and paste across devices, or create an Instant Hotspot.
Your MacBook Air comes with apps for most everything you want to do. Edit and share your photos and videos, create presentations, and enjoy music, books, movies, and more. Discover new apps in the App Store, including iPhone and iPad apps that now run on your Mac with M1 chip.
Discover new features
Find out about new features in your MacBook Air, macOS Monterey, and your included apps.
This MacBook Air Essentials guide is for the current MacBook Air. To explore the guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page, or enter a word or phrase in the search field. You can also download the guide from Apple Books (where available).
If you need more help, visit the MacBook Air Support website.