Apple is releasing its latest Mac operating software update, the macOS Big Sur on November 12, 2020. It will be bringing in a bunch of useful upgrades including faster update installation and improved app design. The public and developer beta versions are now available for testing and download.
But, we do recommend downloading the upgrade on a stable WiFi connection since the new update is expected to be at least 10GB in size. You may also want to do a Time Machine backup of your Mac before going ahead with the process and plug in the charger as it may take some time.
Steps To Install MacOS Big Sur
- Click on the Apple symbol.
- Go to System Preferences and select software update option to check for upcoming software update.
- Once you spot the latest update, press install to start the download.
Major upgrades coming in with MacOS Big Sur
Latest MacOS Big Sur upgrade is expected to be significant game for MacBooks. In the long list of major upgrades, let’s just begin with the updates installation speed itself. Finally, the Cupertino tech giant has taken notice of its time consuming upgrades and has promised faster installation for its upcoming updates.
Apple is also bringing in revamped icons, new Control Center, refreshed dock design and even a redesigned Notifications centre. Tech reviewers suggest that the new MacOS is likely to make your Apple laptop interface and design look more like iPads and iPhones. Additionally, you are also in for improved Messages app as well as further enhanced privacy features for Safari.
Apple MacOS Big Sur Compatible Devices –
- iMac 2014 and later
- iMac Pro 2017 and later
- Mac Pro 2013 and later
- Mac Mini 2014 and later
- MacBook 2015 and later
- MacBook Air 2013 and later
- MacBook Pro late 2013 version and later