Apple has released final version of macOS High Sierra, and now Mac users are making a beeline for this new version. It is obvious that the new macOS has come up with some new features you like to use. You can download and install macOS High Sierra on Mac or MacBook Pro/Air without facing any issue .
However, if you have already registered for public beta program earlier, you can easily download macOS High Sierra. This means you can update right from the Mac App store by following few simple steps mentioned below. Before you go ahead, it is recommended that you take a backup of Mac using Time Machine. It is very easy to download and install maOS high Sierra, even if your mac is running on Lion (OS X 10.7.5), Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, or Sierra.
macOS High Sierra Compatibility
- iMac: 2009 or later
- MacBook and MacBook Retina: 2009 or newer
- MacBook Pro: Mid 2010 or later
- MacBook Air: Late 2010 or later
- Mac Mini: Mid 2010 or later
- Mac Pro: Mid 2010 or later
How to Install macOS High Sierra on Mac/MacBook Pro/Air
Take Backup of Mac with Time Machine
Downloading and installing macOS High Sierra on your Mac is a major event, and hence, you need to take backup of Mac with Time Machine, lest you run into any problem.
Step #1: Plug an external hard drive or Time Capsule with a USB, FireWire, or Thunderbolt cable.
Step #2: Now click on Apple icon from the top left corner of Mac screen.
Step #3: Next, choose System Preferences from the drop-down list.
Step #4: Choose Time Machine from different options given in System Preference window.
Step #5: You need to turn on the Time Machine slider.
Step #6: Finally, click on Select Backup Disk and select the disk you want to use.
Time Machine will now format the hard disk for backup and initiate the process within two minutes.
How to Install macOS High Sierra on Mac
Step #1: Launch App Store on your Mac.
Step #2: Click on Featured tab.
Step #3: Now just click on macOS High Sierra banner.
Step #4: Click on download button and wait for few minutes to get download complete.
Step #5: Once you are done with downloading, click on Install to get started.
Step #6: Tap on ‘Agree’ to accept software license agreement.
Step #7: Tap on install button.
Step #8: Enter Mac login admin password and tap on Add Helper button.
Step #9: Wait for a few minutes and your Mac will be restarted automatically.
When your Mac restarts, it will run macOS High Sierra. You need to go through a small setup process. Your Mac has undergone a lot of changes and therefore, you need your login credentials to finish the update.
Note: If you don’t find macOS High Sierra in App store then you can directly go here and download it
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