Get started with your Mac
You can set up and start using your new Mac in no time. Choose a wallpaper for your desktop, change common settings, start using apps, and more.
Switched from Windows to Mac?
If you’re switching to Mac, start here to make it a smooth transition. Learn what things are called on Mac, how to find your files, and more.
Use your Mac with other Apple devices
Your Mac works seamlessly with all your other Apple devices. Use your iPhone as your Mac webcam, copy and paste between devices, and more.
Your Mac makes tasks easier
See important tasks in widgets on the desktop, open a website from the Dock, and more. Use Stage Manager to keep app windows organized so you can easily switch between tasks without losing focus.
Keep your work private and secure
Nothing is more important than keeping your work private and secure. Your Mac comes with the tools and apps you need to protect your important information—from passkeys to Private Browsing and more.
Forgot your password?
Learn how to change or reset your Apple ID password.
Get your Essentials guide
Got a new Mac? Learn the essentials for your model.
Contact Apple Support
If you have questions, you can contact Apple for help.
To explore the macOS User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page, or enter a word or phrase in the search field.
If you need more help, visit the macOS Support website.