University Device Setup Instructions (Mac)

Question

How do I set up my University-owned Mac device?

Answer

Please review our What's Included with My University Laptop article for information on what is included with your device and follow these instructions to set up your University-owned Mac laptop:

Dock Setup (if applicable & running multiple screens)

Equipment Needed: Docking station, docking station power cord, display port cable

*If not using a dock, skip to Monitor section.

  1. Put together the dock's power cord (2-pieces).
  2. Plug the power cord into the back of the docking station and plug the other end into a power outlet/strip.
  3. Plug the display port cable into the back of the docking station.
  4. If hard wiring to a network, plug the Ethernet cable (Internet) into the back of the docking station and plug the other end into an Ethernet hub/router/wall port.

Monitor Setup

Equipment Needed: Monitor, monitor power cord

  1. Plug the power cord into the back of the monitor and plug the other end into a power outlet/strip.
  2. Plug the other end of the display port cable into the back of the monitor.

Laptop Setup 

Equipment Needed: Laptop, multiport adapter (if not using docking station), HDMI cable

Using One Display

  1. Plug multiport adapter into laptop.
  2. Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the multiport adapter and plug the other end into the monitor.
  3. Power ON the laptop.

Using Multiple Displays

  1. Plug the docking station into the laptop.
  2. Power ON the laptop.

Keyboard/Mouse

Equipment Needed: Keyboard (wireless), mouse (wireless), dongle.

  1. If using a wireless keyboard & mouse, plug the dongle into the USB port(s) on the docking station.
    1. Add batteries to mouse and turn ON.
    2. Add batteries to keyboard and turn ON.

 

For a guide with pictures, please see attachment. 

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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Article ID: 131612
Created
Thu 4/15/21 5:08 PM
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Tue 10/19/21 7:51 AM