Start Updating to mac os 10 1

Updating to mac os 10 1

Is your current Mac compatible with El Capitan and, if so, how do you go about downloading and installing the new Mac OS?

According to Apple, the mac OS 10.12.1 update improves the security, compatibility, and stability of Macs, and is therefore recommended for all users running mac OS Sierra.

The brief release notes included with the update mention the following specific issues: – Adds an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on i Phone 7 Plus – Improves the compatibility of Microsoft Office when using i Cloud Desktop and Documents – Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account – Fixes an issue that caused text to sometimes paste incorrectly when using Universal Clipboard – Improves reliability of Auto Unlock with Apple Watch – Improves security and stability in Safari It’s unclear which of the other problems with Sierra have been addressed with the mac OS Sierra 10.12.1 update, but presumably many of those issues have been resolved.

Yosemite also required at least 2GB of memory, a threshold your Mac likely meets.

You can find out how much memory and hard-drive space your Mac has by clicking About This Mac from the Apple menu.6.

* Always back up a Mac before installing any system software update, using Time Machine is easy to setup for Mac backups and works well. Some users may also wish to install mac OS Sierra 10.12.4 by using Combo Update on their Mac or the standard delta updater, these can be downloaded from the following links at Apple.com: The Combo Update essentially allows users to skip an interim update (say, go directly from 10.12.1 to 10.12.4) whereas the Delta update requires installing from the immediately prior mac OS release version.

Release notes accompanying the mac OS 10.12.4 update are as follows: The mac OS Sierra 10.12.4 Update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all users.

It does include Photos support for the new i Phone 7 Plus Portrait feature introduced with i OS 10.1, and it also includes features designed for next-generation Mac Book Pro models that are set to be released later this year.

Here's a full list of changes: This update: - Adds an automatic smart album in Photos for Depth Effect images taken on i Phone 7 Plus - Improves the compatibility of Microsoft Office when using i Cloud Desktop and Documents - Fixes an issue that may prevent Mail from updating when using a Microsoft Exchange account - Fixes an issue that caused text to sometimes paste incorrectly when using Universal Clipboard - Improves reliability of Auto Unlock with Apple Watch - Improves security and stability in Safari Apple has been on an accelerated timeline to get mac OS Sierra 10.12.1 released, and it has likely already been sent to Apple's supply chain partners to be installed on new machines.

Most other changes in mac OS 10.12.4 are minor bug fixes to apps like Preview, Mail, Siri, and Dictation.

The easiest way to download and install the latest Mac OS release is through Software Update: The update requires a reboot to complete installation of.

It was with the coming of OS X Yosemite when users could finally try their hands at automatically installing updates for Mac OS X. Check all the boxes, including the ones to “Automatically check for updates” and “Download newly available updates in the background.”When enabled, your operating system software will be updated automatically.