Reinstalling apps on macOS

reinstalling macOS

On occasion, I reinstall macOS on various Apple Macintosh computers. As such, remembering to install all of my apps and settings can become a pain. This post covers all of the steps I follow after I’ve formatted my Mac and reinstalled macOS. A hat tip to Casey Liss, whose blog post inspired this one.

Apps I install

These are the apps that I install after I have reinstalled macOS.

macOS Settings

  • Change the computer’s name in System Preferences > Sharing
  • Enable FileVault
  • Make sure messages originate from my mobile phone number

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Author: Jas Dhaliwal

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