Download, Install or Update Your Mac to Latest MacOS: MacBook Pro/Air Included

Last Updated on Jun 26, 2021

Mac users are very excited to Download, install the latest macOS update to Experience new features on your Mac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air. So, Your Mac will always receive a possible update when will Apple release. Exclude Mac Models by apple will not receive yearly up-gradation but they will receive small Updates regularly. So follow this tutorial to manually update Mac. So before Download, install or update macOS on your Mac you have to prepare your Mac device with all the required configurations and settings given in this tutorial.

All New macOS Version is fully free for all users but you can’t install if you have not basic configuration Mac device, Check it here. If you have, you can proceed for Download, install or Update Mac. If your mac having troubling to update macOS, Then follow the macOS installation failed fix tutorial.

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Here are the Steps for Download, install or Update on Mac

First is OTA [Over the Air] Update:-

  1. Go to Apple Logo from the top Mac Menu. Select System Preferences from the Drop-down menu.
  2. Next, Find the Software Update option and click on it.
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  • Now, Wait for Few Minutes until your Mac showing Message like “Your Mac is Updated“. If You have a pending update then Download first and Install when you want. The installation process will take time and reboot, So Try to update Mac in Free Time.
  • Just like Windows OS, We can’t stop receiving a new macOS update notification to our Mac.

    Second Method: Update MacOS using Bootable USB Drive

    Note: Before the update your Mac OS X, you have to take back up your data from time Machine or other different ways as you are suitable.

    1. Download MacOS Setup file from Mac App Store. (macOS Big SurmacOS CatalinamacOS Mojave, or macOS High SierraOS X El Capitan).
    2. Make Bootable Drive using Terminal command.
    3. Install macOS From Bootable Drive in Recovery mode.
      • Silicon-Based Mac [M1]: Shut down your Mac, Wait for 20 seconds, and Quickly Press & Hold on Power Button until your Mac sees the Startup volume with the USB Drive show on the screen. Select USB Drive and Start the installation.
      • Intel Mac: Shut down your Mac, Wait for 20 seconds and turn it on. Now, Press and Hold the Command + R Key until you see the Mac Startup screen with a USB drive.

    That’s it.

    Third Method: Erase Mac Drive-in Recovery mode and Install MacOS from Apple server

    if you are stuck on installation or unable to install new macOS, Then I recommend Clean install macOS, After take a full back of time machine.

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