Apple releases a major update to macOS (the Mac operating system) every year. This brings new features and tweaks to the interface. This major macOS update will be released on September 26th, 2023. We will give you instructions on how you can install macOS and what to do in case you encounter any of the common problems that may arise after installing a new version.
Updating your Mac is easy, free and not nearly as time-consuming as it used to be, but there are a few things we recommend you do first to prepare your Mac – so we recommend that you also read How to get your Mac ready for macOS Sonoma.
Despite the ease of installation for most, some do encounter issues, so we’ll run through the potential headaches and any problems you may encounter and how to fix any problems encountered while updating your Mac. If things get really complicated we also have: Fixes for Macs that won’t update macOS.
But we aren’t only interested in Sonoma. There are other older versions of macOS, including Ventura and Monterey for which you might wish to install an update, perhaps on an older Mac, or on a Mac that can’t run Sonoma. Below are some tips to help you.
If you haven’t updated to…