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Best advice on what to do before getting a new Mac

Get the best advice on what to do before getting a new Apple Mac computer

Get the best information and advice on what to do before getting a new Mac computer.

The best way to buy or purchase a new Apple Mac computer is to get professional Apple Mac computer advice before you buy or purchase a brand-new Apple Mac computer.

Buying a new Apple Mac computer today needs some planning, and if you have the right information, then the process or buying or purchasing a brand-new Apple Mac computer can be a simple process,

As a quick guide you need to decide how much storage capacity you need when you order a new Apple Mac computer from either the Apple store online or from a Apple authorised reseller.

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What to do before getting a new Apple Mac computer.

Our Apple Mac pre-sales IT Support consultants advice on the steps to use when buying a new Apple Mac Computer.

Our Apple Mac computer consultants have put together a list of essential tasks that should be carried out before you purchase a new Apple Mac computer.

Purchasing a new Apple Mac computer today is a straightforward task however consult with an apple Mac computer engineer or Apple specialist to provide expert assistance.

Below are the eight steps often required to successfully purchase and install a new Apple Mac computer.

Make a backup of your old Apple Mac computer.

Use Apple Time Machine to make a backup of your old Apple Mac computer this is a critical task to complete.

If you plan to give away sell or recycle your old Apple Mac computer there are some essential tasks to complete and follow.

Make sure that you have a USB-A to USB-C adaptor.

New Apple iMacs, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro computer now have USB-C ports and if will need a USB-A to USB-C adaptor to use your existing USB-A devices.

  • Most new Apple Mac computers have USB C ports, it is a good idea to have a USB-A to USB-C adapter available. these adaptors cost less than £5.00 on Amazon.
  • If you need to transfer data from a Time Machine backup from storage volume that has a USB-A port you will need a USB-A to USB-C adapter.
  • It is a good idea to simply purchase a brand-new USB-A USB-C see storage volume drive and use this to make an Apple Time Machine backup.
  • A USB-A storage volume can be reused on your new Apple Mac computer only by using a USB-A to USB-C adaptor
  • Purchase a USB-C storage volume that has double the capacity of your new Apple Mac computer.
  • If you plan to travel with your Apple Mac computer, we recommend an SSD flash drive solid-state storage volume as your Time Machine backup solution just in case it gets dropped during travel.

Perform a Apple Mac Computer software audit.

MacOS today is a 64-bit modem MacOS operating system software so 32-bit older applications will not work or run on MacOS Monterey or newer MacOS.

Ask an Apple Macintosh IT consultant or Apple Mac computer engineer to provide you with a software audit for your existing Apple Mac computer to help you with a 32-bit to 64-bit smooth migration process.

This is a critical task to complete in order to give you a smooth transition from your existing Apple Mac computer to the new Apple Mac computer. MacOS Mojave and newer MacOS support 64-bit software applications.

Clean up your existing Apple Mac computer.

After you have made a Time Machine backup love you existing Apple Mac computer it is a good idea to clean up your existing Apple Mac computer by installing the latest macOS updates.

In some cases, it is ideal to also upgrade the Apple Mac operating system to a newer version.

Prepare your Microsoft Windows PC if you’re moving from PC to Mac.

Make a backup of your mics of Windows PC using Windows backup, then install all Microsoft Windows updates and security updates to the PC computer.

Find out if your printer or Computer peripherals work on a new Apple Mac computer.

Consult with an IT specialist providing information about your computer peripherals and your printer model details to find out if your printer and computer peripherals will work with your new Apple Mac computer.

Talk to an Apple Mac computer specialist, Apple IT Consultant before you buy or purchase a new Apple Mac computer so you get the right technical specification that meets your needs and requirements.

Talk to an Apple Mac computer specialist or an Apple lighting sorted before you purchase a new Apple Mac computer.

Hi Apple Mac Engineer specialist own Apple ID consultant can provide you with the latest information that you need to know when it comes to buying a new Apple Mac computer.

Our Apple Mac computer engineers and Apple IT consultants provide a chargeable pre-sales advice and consultancy service for customers that need professional independent expert Apple Mac computer pre-sales advice.

Order your new Apple Mac computer from the Apple Store online.

We recommend that you order a new Apple Mac computer direct from the Apple Store online or from the Apple authorised service provider or Apple authorised premium reseller.

The new Apple Mac computer prices are set by Apple computer UK so the price you pay for an apple Mac computer in the UK is the same if you buy the computer from the Apple Store online or from curries PC World or from John Lewis or from an Apple authorised premium reseller.

Always check the technical specification and the Apple Mac computer price against the Apple Store online.

We know that John Lewis and Currys PC World often sell Apple Mac computers at a different price, and usually these are older models, try to avoid buying an older model, check the technical specifications against the Apple online store to make sure the computer is the most recent model

In most cases they are selling a new Apple Mac computer that is not the current model that is sold on the Apple Store online. Often with a lower technical specification than the newer model sold.

Get help with a new Apple Mac computer today!

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