macOS Mojave was released to the public on September 24, 2018. It comes with major changes and new features. For example, Dark Mode feature that can help you more focus on the things you are doing on your Mac. Stacks can help you in organizing files automatically to keep your Mac free of clutter. Don’t forget the awesome Dynamic Desktop, a wallpaper that dynamically changes throughout the day. Do you want to try these new features and interface? Learn how to upgrade Mac to MacOS Mojave.
How To Upgrade Mac to MacOS Mojave
Before you decide to update macOS Mojave on your Mac, check if the device is compatible. Here is the list of Mac models that are compatible with macOS Mojave:
- MacBook early 2015 or later
- MacBook Air mid-2012 or later
- MacBook Pro mid-2012 or later
- Mac mini late 2012 or later
- iMac late 2012 or later
- Any models of iMac Pro
- Mac Pro late 2013, plus mid-2010, or mid-2012 models with a recommended
To find your Mac model and the OS you use, click the Apple () menu > About This Mac.
Back up Your Data
You should always back up data of your Mac, not only when you are planning to update the Software. There are many methods to back up your data, but the easiest one is using Time Machine. You can learn how to back up data on Mac using Time Machine here. If you have not backed up your Mac for days or weeks, do it now.
Your Mac needs 12.5GB – 18.5GB of available storage space and at least 2GB of memory. To check how much storage space is available on your Mac, click the Apple () menu, select About This Mac and click Storage. If you don’t have enough storage on your Mac, you have to free it up by deleting some of the files.
Check Internet Connection
Make sure your Mac is connected to a reliable Internet connection to avoid any issues during the process.
Download And Install macOS Mojave
After you do all the preparation steps above, you are now ready to update macOS Mojave on Mac. You can get macOS Mojave by launching the App Store on your Mac and click Update. Once you see the macOS Mojave on the screen, click Get button. It will take a few seconds to download the Software then the Installer will appear. Follow the instructions to finish the updating process.