To use the Cricut Explore Air, you need to create Cricut account and download the software (either Mac or PC) to your laptop. (Do not use your Andrew credentials to create an account.) Unless you want to buy existing designs, you won’t need your account after you download the software.
The following pdf files have been downloaded from the Cricut web site and divided into the chapters, which are more manageable chunks of information.
- Cricut equipment setup; First Project
- SmartSet Dial
- Cartridges (IDeATe doesn’t have any Cricut Cartridges)
- Image Library
- Make it now
- Cutting your own design
- Working with images
- Working with text
- The Sync & Canvas panels