How to install your Mac

When you receive your new Mac, or when your Mac has been reinstalled, you will need to set up your computer before you can use it. On this page you will find a guide on how to install your Mac. The user guide is intended for KI computers ordered via Wisum.

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Before you start

  1. Keep your KI log in credentials at hand (KI email address, KI ID and your password).
  2. You need to have internet access to complete the installation.
  3. Connect the charger to your computer will running the setup session.

Set up - step by step

Settings

Start the computer.

Illustration showing worldmap and list och countries, prompting you to choose a country
Choose country in the list.

Country

Start by chosing country. The country you choose determines the language settings and keyboard. You can change the language or keyboard settings in the next step.

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - choose written and spoken language
Check language settings. Changes can be made under "Customise Settings".

Language

Check your language settings. Click on "Customise Settings" to make changes, otherwise click "Continue".

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - choose your Wi-Fi Network
Choose a network, either Wi-FI or via network cable.

Wi-Fi Network

Connect to the internet, either via Wi-Fi or a network cable. If you are connected via a network cable, the window "Select Your Wi-Fi Network" will not appear.

Click "Continue".

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - remote management
Allow KI to manage your computer remotely.

Remote management

Allow KI to manage your computer. Click "Learn more about remote management" to learn more about which features can be centrally managed.

Click "Continue". Your computer will restart.

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Choose time zone. Automatic selection of time zone is recommended.

Timezone

Once the computer has rebooted, select the time zone. The IT Office recommends setting the time zone based on your current location. You need to turn on location services to automatically select time zones.

If you do not want to enable location services you can select and set the time zone manually.

Click "Continue".

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - Microsoft Sign in
Sign in to Microsoft with your KI email address and password.

Sign in to Microsoft

Sign in with your KI email address and password, and multi-factor authentication if you are prompted to do so.

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Enter your password one more time.

Enter your password once again.

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Set up Touch ID.

Touch ID

Set up Touch ID.

If you do not want to use Touch ID, or if you do not want to set it up right away, you can skip this step by clicking on "Set up Touch ID Later".

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - choose your look
Choose your look/theme.

Look

Choose your look. This setting can be made later in "System Preferences".

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Register your Mac by entering your first and last names, your KI ID and department.

Register your Mac

Enter your first name and last name, KI ID and your department/affiliation and click on "Register Your Mac".

In the following steps, applications and settings will be insalled. This will take at least 20 minutes, depending on whether there are major system updates that need to be installed.

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Applications and settings are installed on your Mac. These steps take at least 20 minutes to be completed.
Images illustrating how to install your Mac prompting you to Log in with your KI-email address or simply firstname.lastname and your password.
Sign in with your KI email address or firstname.lastname and your password.

Disk encryption FileVault

When the applications and settings have been installed, you will need to enter your password to enable FileVault disk encryption.

Sign in once again, either with your KI email address or simply with firstname.lastname and your password.

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - Set up your OneDrive
OneDrive will start automatically. Enter your KI email address.

OneDrive

OneDrive is used to sync your Document Folder and Desktop to the cloud, as a security measure.

Once you have signed in, OneDrive will start automatically and you will be prompted to sign in with your email address.

If OneDrive does not open automatically, you can open it from the applications folder or search for OneDrive with Spotlight and open it from there.

Enter your password. If the two-factor authentication is activiated, Ange ditt lösenord. Om två-faktorsautentisering är aktiverad, approve the sign-in request.

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Enter your password and approve the sign-in request (if two-factor authentication is activated).
Images illustrating how to install your Mac - Your OneDrive folder
Click "Next".

Click "Next" in the new window.

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - OneDrive folder has aldready exists, select "Use this folder" to continue
Click "Use This Folder" to proceed.

We have already created the folders required for OneDrive to function properly, so simply click "Use This Folder" to proceed.

In this next step, a series of windows will appear, with inforamtion about OneDrive. Read the information and click on "Next" to proceed.

Images illustrating how to install your Mac - Get to know your OneDrive
Read the information in the windows.
Images illustrating how to install your Mac - OneDrive is ready for you
The installation is complete.

When you get to the last window of the series, the installation is complete and you are ready to go.

You can either close the window or click on "Open OneDrive Folder" to get to the folder that is being synced.

Installation guide as pdf

If you would like the installation guide as a pdf file, please contact KI IT Selfservice