By Hundter Biede

New Mac Device Setup

How I set up a new Mac device


  • Run my Defaults script (run “curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hbiede/Defaults/master/defaults.sh | sh” in terminal)
  • Log in to Internet Accounts in System Preferences
  • Turn Off Spotlight Shortcut (So Alfred can take it)
  • Turn on “Log In From Apple Watch”
  • Disable Safari from Automatically Opening “safe” files
  • Show Full Address in Safari
  • Ask Websites not to Track Me
  • Safari>View>Show Favorites Bar
  • Install PiPifier, The Unarchiver, and Xcode from the App Store
  • Arrange Dock
  • Show Bookmarks Bar on Chrome
  • Dark Theme for Chrome
  • Turn Off FaceTime