In the excitement of setting up a new Mac, many of us skip over some of the setup options in our rush to get to the Desktop.
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If you bypassed iCloud, and now you're not sure how to set it up, you're in luck. All you need is an Apple ID and a few minutes of your time. If you don't have an Apple ID (another part of the setup process you can skip), you can create one through the iCloud setup screen.
For a step-by-step guide to setting up iCloud, take a look at: