macOS User Guide

for macOS Mojave

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Do more on the desktop

With macOS, you can easily organise and customise your desktop — and get work done without ever opening an app.

Learn what you can do on the desktop

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Family comes first

With macOS and iCloud, your family can share purchases — like music or books — have fun, be productive and stay connected, wherever they are.

Learn how to share and stay safe

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Apps for everything you want to do

Your Mac comes with built-in apps that let you do amazing things — and you can find even more great apps in the Mac App Store.

Learn what you can do with apps on your Mac

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Protect your data and your Mac

Nothing is more important than the safety of your data. Your Mac gives you tools to protect that data and keep your Mac secure.

Learn how to keep your data safe

To browse the macOS User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.

If you need more help, visit the macOS Support website.