This minHour teaches you how to use LinkedIn directly from your desktop on your Mac running OS X Mavericks or later, allowing you to receive notifications, access connections, view shared links, and share updates.
Click on the Apple Menu icon.
It’s the Apple icon in the top-left corner of your screen.
Click System Preferences.
Select Internet Accounts.
- If you can’t see Internet Accounts, click the Show All button (earlier versions of Mac OS X) or the three rows of dots (later versions of Mac OS X) at the top of the menu. You will see Internet Accounts in this list.
It’s on the list on the right-hand side of the menu.
Enter your LinkedIn username and password.
Click Sign In.
You now have access to LinkedIn features on your Mac directly from your desktop.
- To see your notifications, click the Notification Center icon. It’s the icon with three dots and lines at the top-right of your screen. You will also receive banner alerts for new notifications.
- You can view your LinkedIn contacts in the Contacts app on your Mac.
- To view shared links, click the Shared Links panel on Safari.
- To share updates, click the Notification Center icon. It’s the icon with three dots and lines at the top-right of your screen. Click on the LinkedIn icon, write your comment, and click Post.
- You can choose which LinkedIn features to enable or disable by checking or unchecking the box beside each on the Internet Accounts menu.
- Adding a LinkedIn account to your Mac is not possible on older versions of OS X than OS X Mavericks.
- Only one LinkedIn account can be integrated with a Mac at one time. The currently integrated account must be deleted or disabled in order to add a different account.