As some of clients are new to Mac and they need some basic settings on it. For example, Setting the date and time. So, from the Quality point of View we should know how to do it in one go. As we do not have any Mac PC to work on, I have tried to simplify this process a bit. So, you’re in good hands!

Mac has the ability to automatically set the correct date and time, or you can choose to set these manually. You can also decide how you want the time and date to display on your Mac. Here’s how you can set these preferences.

1. Open System Preferences and click Date & Time to display the preferences.

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2. Click the Date & Time tab.

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3. If you always want your Mac to set the date and time automatically, select the “Set Date & Time automatically” checkbox, choose your location from the pop-up menu to the right, and skip to step 7. A network connection is required.

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4. To set things manually, or if you don’t have a network connection, deselect the “Set Date & Time automatically” checkbox.

5. To manually set the date, click on the month, day, or year in the field above the calendar to select it. Either use the up or down arrows to change the value, or type in the information. Or, click on the correct date in the calendar graphic, to change the month use the left and right arrows.

6. To set the time, click on the hour, minute, seconds, or AM/PM in the field above the clock to select it. Either use the up or down arrows to change the value, or type in the information. Or, click and drag the hands on the clock graphic to the correct time.

7. Click the Time Zone tab and either click your approximate location on the map or choose the city closest to you from the Closest City pop-up menu.

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8. To change the way the clock displays on your Mac, click the Clock tab. In this pane, you can select whether to display the time and date in the menu bar, and whether it will be displayed in digital format, or as an analog clock face.  Seconds display and additional options are available.

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