How to install & update programs to your MBA via the APS App Catalog.
In order to install APS approved programs on your MacBook Air you must go through the APS App Catalog.
You will find the App Catalog icon in the bottom right of your dock on your desktop OR on the Lauchpad. This is a specific link for your device only. If you do not see this icon you will need to submit a Student Technical Support ticket to have your laptop reimaged.
Here is how you can do that…
|1.)||Open the “App Catalog” – square blue icon with white down arrow in the bottom right corner of your dock.|
|2.)||Scroll through to find the App/Program you need or search in the search box at the top right of the screen.|
Click “Install” once and then again next to the program/application you wish to install.
Some programs are already installed and to get the most updated version you need to click “Install” again, even if it already says “Installed”.
|*NOTE* If you are looking to install an Adobe Licensed program (ie: Photoshop or Illustrator) or Zoom but cannot find it in your App Catalog then please check in with your teacher first to make sure you are on the approved list.
4.) Let this run for about 20 – 60 minutes. The install time can vary widely based on file size, internet speed, and computer processing speed.
5.) Restart your computer and you may begin using your program/application.
If you are not successful after you complete the steps above….
- Go back to the App Catalog and start over at #1 above, it may take longer to push down the program depending on your connectivity.
If you continue to have issues your next step is to complete a Student Technical Support Ticket.
- If you have already completed a Student Technical Support Ticket then please contact Mr. Wightman your Yorktown Instructional Technology Coordinator so he can forward your ticket.