As macOS Catalina is launched, offering a big baggage of new functionalities, here are the steps, prerequisites, and some key information to install macOS Catalina on your MacBook today.
So before installing macOS Catalina ensure that your Mac machine is connected to the Power Source (charging properly) and fall under the minimum supported Mac level officially mentioned by Apple. Also make a backup of your machine because you never know what could happen while installing.
Now coming to the actual picture of upgrade, you must see macOS Catalina in your App Store for Mac.
Then click on Get. The system automatically start scanning for the OS update in the System Preferences, and ask whether to Download macOS Catalina.
Then the macOS Catalina will download and start the installation process. Select Continue to install the OS.
Then click Agree in the bottom to agree with the Software License Agreement.
Then click Agree again to proceed with the installation.
The select Install to start the installation of macOS Catalina
Then a pop-up will come to show which apps won’t be optimised according to the macOS Catalina. Select Continue here.
macOS Catalina will start installing.
Then installation will finish, select Restart so the machine will adopt all the OS updates.
Then your Mac machine will restart several times for the updates to take place. Then mac will start with the log in screen with Catalina’s wallpaper.
Then you need to select Continue with Find My option in order to locate the device.
Then Continue with Analytics.
Then Continue with Screen Time updates.
So now you have completely installed the macOS Catalina on your Mac machine.
Now few things to take care of, that you now need to:
- allow few apps so that they can send notifications in the Notifications bar
- locate the folder of your Google Drive and Dropbox to the actual folder, so that it will start syncing
- delete or uninstall the incompatible apps from the application, as they won’t work anyhow
Now enjoy the dark theme in your mac and Sidecar with your iPadPro.