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How to Connect USB to MacBook Pro & MacBook Air

Posted by Sergio Rodriguez

It can be a headache nowadays to connect your favorite mouse, SD card, monitor display or external drive straight onto your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. Apple has removed the usual USB 3.0 hubs from the new MacBook's altogether. But, many devices out there still have USB 3.0 connections. So, how do you connect them to your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air?

You can use our 7 IN 2 USB-C Hub Pro. They are not very expensive, easy to use and fit in perfectly with your MacBook. Our Serg-Tech USB Hub's have 2 USB-C connectors to improve the connection to your devices. All our products are certified and come with 1 year warranty, so you can buy confidently knowing you are getting a quality manufactured product.

These simple steps will tell you how to connect your USB 3.0 devices to your MacBook Pro via your adapter.

1.) Connect Adapter to MacBook USB-C Ports
You will notice the adapter has a 2 USB-C connectors. Plug it into the 'USB-C ports' on your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air. 

2.) Plug in your devices
After connecting your USB-C Hub Pro device to your MacBook now you are ready to plug in your devices to the HDMI port, SD port, Micro SD port, Thunderbolt port, USB-C or the USB 3.0 ports on the adapter. Your devices once connected will then be ready for use.
3.) Access your devices
You will be able to access your devices just as if you were normally connecting them via USB 2.0 or 3.0 to your MacBook. Most external drives and SD cards will show up on your Desktop automatically once inserted into the USB-C Hub Pro.
Note: You can also, open 'Finder' from your MacBook Home screen. If it is only a storage device, you will see it registered as an external drive in your MacBook. You can open and use it.
If it’s a printer or some other peripheral, you will have to set it up using the 'System Preferences Panel.' You will find this by clicking on the Apple logo on your Home screen.


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