How to use the Raspberry Pi

How to use the Raspberry Pi

In the previous articles, showed you how to connect to a Raspberry Pi remotely using a Windows computer, the following article will show you how to install and how to use Raspberry Pi.

If you do not know how to install and use Raspberry Pi, read along to the article below of


– Raspberry Pi 3 Model B +.
– microSD Card: SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSD card.
– microSD card reader: SanDisk Mobile Mate microSD card reader.
– Power supply: CanaKit 5V Raspberry Pi.
– USB keyboard: AmazonBasics wired keyboard.
– USB Mouse: Logitech B100.

Also you will have to prepare a monitor or TV that accepts HDMI or AV video input. Some Raspberry Pi projects use an Internet connection, so you should prepare an Ethernet cable or a Wifi connection.

How to use the Raspberry Pi

1. Format the microSD card

Step 1: Insert a microSD memory card into the USB card reader.

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Step 2: Plug the card reader into the computer.

Step 3: Download SD Formatter 5.0.1.

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Step 4: Double click Install SD Card Formatter 5.0.1.mpkg in the directory Downloads in Dock to install SD Formatter 5.0.

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Step 5: Follow the instructions on the screen to install the application.

Step 6: Click the Launchpad icon on the Dock. This symbol looks like a rocket.

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Step 7: Find the application SD Formatter 5.0.1.

Step 8: To move between Launchpad windows, click the Next Page icon at the bottom of the screen or use the trackpad or Magic Mouse to swipe right and left.

Step 9: Click to open SD Formatter application 5.0.1. The format window will display.

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Step 10: In the section Select Card Select your microSD card from the menu.

Step 11: Click here Format at the bottom right corner.

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After the format process is complete, a notification window will appear on the screen. Click here OK, got it to close the window. The microSD card is ready to install the operating system for the Raspberry Pi.

2. Download NOOBS to the microSD memory card

Step 1: Download the ZIP file NOOBS 3.0.0. Because the file is large, the download process will take some time.

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Step 2: Double click on the file NOOBS in the Downloads folder in the Dock to open the file.

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Step 3: Select the first file in the NOOBS folder.

Step 4: Scroll down, press and hold the key Shift At the same time, click the last file in the NOOBS folder.

Step 5: Drag and drop all NOOBS files to the SD card icon on the computer.

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Step 6: Next right-click on the SD card icon.

Step 7: Choose Eject [SD Card Name].

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Step 8: Remove the card reader from the computer.

Step 9: Remove the microSD card from the card reader.

Now that NOOBS has been loaded into the microSD card, you can use it to set up your Raspberry Pi.

3. Setting up the Raspberry Pi

Step 1: Insert the memory card and memory card slot on the underside of the Raspberry Pi.

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Step 2: Plug the USB keyboard into one of the USB ports.

Step 3: Plug the USB mouse into one of the USB ports. Alternatively, connect the Bluetooth adapter to one of the USB ports.

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Step 4: Turn on your monitor or TV and make sure it is set to the appropriate input (for example, HDMI 1 or AV).

Step 5: Plug an HDMI or AV cable into the monitor or TV.

Step 6: Connect the other end of the cable to the Raspberry Pi.

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Step 7: Connect Ethernet cable to the router.

Step 8: Connect the other end of the cable to the Raspberry Pi. Or alternatively connect Wifi to Raspberry Pi.

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Step 9: Plug the power cord into the Raspberry Pi.

Step 10: Plug the power into an outlet. This is to open and start the Raspberry Pi. The power indicator will start glowing so you know that the source is connected.

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On screen will display the screen or TV you are using.

4. Download the Raspbian operating system on the Raspberry Pi

Step 1: Choose Raspbian.

Step 2: Click here Install.

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Step 3: At this time the screen will display a warning window saying that the microSD card will be overwritten with the uncompressed version of Raspbian operating system. Click here Yes To confirm.

Step 4: Wait until the installation is complete.

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After the process is finished, Raspbian will automatically start.

5. Configuring Raspberry Pi

Step 1: Click here Menu at the bottom left corner of the window.

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Step 2: Choose Preferences from the menu.

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Step 3: Choose Raspberry Pi Configuration in Preferences.

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Step 4: On the configuration screen displayed on the screen, find and click the Localization tab.

Step 5: Click here Set Locale … to set position.

Step 6: Click here Set timezone … to set the time.

Step 7: Click here Set Keyboard … to set the keyboard language.

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Step 8: Reconfiguring a Raspberry Pi requires a reboot. On the screen that displays the restart window, click Yes to continue.

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You can now start using the Raspberry Pi.

The article above has just taught you how to set up and how to use Raspberry Pi. In addition, if you are facing a slow Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi, you can refer to the article Raspberry Pi speed up and run smoothly to know how to fix the error.
If you are working on a Raspberry Pi but you need to access your Windows computer, you can connect the Raspberry Pi remotely using your computer, How to connect a Raspberry Pi remotely without any hassles, you can follow the steps that follow the instructions in our article.


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