How to Set Up Your Mac for Maximum Productivity in 2022
- How to Set Up Your Mac for Maximum Productivity in 2022
- Step 1: Optimize system settings
- Step 2: Install system enhancements
- Step 3: Set up productivity apps
- Step 4: Install browser extensions
- Step 5: Optimize file management
- Step 6: Leverage keyboard shortcuts
Step 1: Optimize system settings
Trackpad & Mouse Settings
Dock & Menu Bar Settings
Unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch
Auto Unlock works when you're wearing your unlocked watch and are very close to your Mac. If necessary, move your watch a little closer. This feature gives you instant access to your Mac when you're wearing your Apple Watch. Just wake up your Mac and you're ready to go-without typing a password.
Step 2: Install system enhancements
Menu Bar Cleanup
Menu Bar Calendar
Best & Free: HyperSwitch
Best & Free: Scroll Reverser
Best & Free: Amphetamine
Step 3: Set up productivity apps
Find these and many more apps in the Productivity Apps Section.
Step 4: Install browser extensions
Step 5: Optimize file management
Complete the File Management lesson in our Productivity School Masterclass in order to learn how to set up your folders and files in the most efficient way.
Step 6: Leverage keyboard shortcuts
Check out our ultimate list of the best keyboard shortcuts to find the shortcuts that can save you the most time.
Bonus: If you install the app CheatSheet, you can view all available shortcuts by holding down the ⌘ key.