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Identify the ports on your MacBook

Not sure which port to use with your external display, hard drive, camera, printer, iPhone, iPad, or other device? The port shapes and symbols in this guide should help.

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Connect with adapters for your MacBook

If the cable from your external device doesn't connect to the USB-C port on your MacBook, you might need an adapter.

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How to use the Force Touch trackpad

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Learn about the Force Touch trackpad, its features, and how to use it.

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Turn on three finger drag for your Force Touch trackpad

Three finger drag is a convenient way to move things around on your MacBook display with the Force Touch trackpad.

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