Installing Programs and Apps on your own device

To install software on your BYOD it is important to make sure that you have Administrator level permissions, without this, you will be unable to progress.

This guide will cover a basic installation on both Windows and Mac devices

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Installing software on a Windows Device:

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This guide will be showing a basic installation of software on a device running Windows 10

Firstly, you will need an installer, or setup file, this can be found on physical media such as DVDs or USB drives, or downloaded from online - This example will follow the process of installing software from an online source.

First, you need to find the download link for the software you need,

Here, we have the download link from Chrome after searching for "Google chrome download"

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Its worth noting the padlock icon next to the URL field at the top, this shows that the site is "trusted" and secure.

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After choosing Download Chrome (or choosing to download most software) you will be given their terms of service that you will need to accept to start the download.

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Choosing to accept will start the download, where we can choose to Run the installer immediately or Save it to run manually later.

We'll choose Run

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If you aren't logged into the device with your Administrator account, you may be asked for the Administrator credentials. If you are logged in as the Administrator, you may be asked to allow to install to go forward.

After this, you will be given a progress bar, this can look different depending on the program.

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Once complete, the newly installed program will now be available for use. it can be found by searching the start menu

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Installing software on a Mac Device:

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This guide will be showing a basic installation of software on a device running Mac OS

Firstly, you will need an installer, or dmg\pkg file, this can be found on physical media such as DVDs or USB drives, or downloaded from online - This example will follow the process of installing software from an online source.

First, you need to find the download link for the software you need,

Here, we have the download link from Chrome after searching for "Google chrome download"

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Its worth noting the padlock icon next to the URL field at the top, this shows that the site is "trusted" and secure.

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After choosing Download Chrome (or choosing to download most software) you will be given their terms of service that you will need to accept to start the download.

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Choosing to accept will start the download, and you will see a notification in your downloads

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Open your downloads and double click on your installer (here, it is googlechrome.dmg)

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After a brief progress bar you will see the application you want to install above your applications folder.
Drag the Application icon onto the Folder icon to complete the install

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Once complete, the newly installed program will now be available for use. it can be found in your launchpad

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