How to Download and Install macOS Mojave

first_img Henry T. Casey, Henry is a senior writer at Laptop Mag, covering security, Apple and operating systems. Prior to joining Laptop Mag — where he’s the self-described Rare Oreo Expert — he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. You can find him at your local pro wrestling events, and wondering why Apple decided to ditch its MagSafe power adapters. Henry T. Casey, on by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeVikings: Free Online GameIf you’re over 40 – this game is a must!Vikings: Free Online GameUndoKelley Blue Book5 Mid-engine Corvettes That Weren’tKelley Blue BookUndoGrepolis – Free Online GameGamers Around the World Have Been Waiting for this GameGrepolis – Free Online GameUndoTODAYPolice Identify Girl Licking Ice Cream Tub In Viral VideoTODAYUndoCNN International for ANAThe Secret Of What It Takes To Be Naomi OsakaCNN International for ANAUndoMy Food and FamilyHealthy, Homemade Drunken Thai Noodles In Just 20 MinutesMy Food and FamilyUndoAdvertisementcenter_img Author Bio Sept. 25 Update: This story has been updated per an installation tip I learned on my personal MacBook Pro.Today is the big day for macOS, as Apple will release its latest major update — macOS Mojave 10.14 — for free. Mojave brings a ton of new tricks, including Continuity Camera, Dark Mode and a self-organizing desktop, so you’re probably looking to get it installed ASAP.First, make sure your Mac is on this list of supported machines:MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Which 13-inch MacBook Is Right For You?Apple’s entry-level MacBook Air and Pro look pretty similar, but our testing proved they differ in crucial ways.Your Recommended PlaylistVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9接下来播放Which Cheap Tablet Is Best? Amazon Fire 7 vs Walmart Onn02:45关闭选项Automated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-USAutomated Captions – en-US facebook twitter 发邮件 reddit 链接已复制直播00:0003:4603:46 MacBook (Early 2015 and later)MacBook Air (Mid 2012 and later)MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 and later)Next, make a list of the third-party apps you rely on every day, those mission-critical programs that you need to do your job and complete other tasks. Check that those apps have been updated to support Mojave, as developers will often note macOS support in update metadata and on their sites.MORE: MateBook X Pro vs. MacBook Pro: Which Is Right for You?Now, perform a backup. Mojave seems to be a stable update, but this is the one time of the year where we always remind people to keep their data backed up. I use three backup solutions: Time Machine, Backblaze and Super Duper, just to make sure.Lastly, are you running the Jettison app, for automatically ejecting external drives when you put a laptop to sleep? As I discovered last night, you’ll need to quit the app, and disable its auto-open upon login feature (Open System Preferences, click Users & Groups, click Login Items, click Jettison and click the Minus button.Okay, it’s almost update time. Find a one-hour block of time where you won’t need your MacBook, as the update will interrupt your day while it overhauls your system.Now you’re ready to update to macOS Mojave 10.14:1. Click the Apple icon in the top left corner.2. Select App Store.3. Click macOS Mojave (or search for “mojave” if the banner graphic doesn’t appear).4. Click Download. From there, follow the on-screen instructions. Click Continue, then click Agree, and then click Agree again, because you didn’t scroll to the bottom of the software license agreement, because nobody ever does.Next, click Install, enter your password and click Add Helper. Next, click Restart.Now, watch as macOS Mojave is installed on your laptop. You’ll likely need to re-enter your iCloud password and system password once it’s done installingMacBook Air: Can Apple Stage a Comeback?Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch) vs. Asus ZenBook Pro 15: Face-Off!Best Apple Laptopslast_img read more