You may begin your first project after you have set up your Cricut machine. Though you are free to begin with any of the projects, we will focus on one for testing. Observe the steps;
Connect your Cricut machine to a power source.
Connect your laptop or PC to the Cricut machine via a USB connection or Bluetooth.
Visit cricut.com/setup on your computer screen.
Update your firmware and get CricutExploreAir or Maker firmware.
On your computer screen, you'll notice a project, so choose an option to continue.
Choose the project you want to work on.
To begin the project, follow the on-screen instructions on your Cricut device hardware.