Along with the three new models of Apple computers that we have seen this week has come another novelty: Mac OS Big Sur, the new version of Apple’s operating system for its computers, both laptops and desktops. Montereyes is already a reality, and we tell you how to download it, as well as all its news in this link:
Download and upgrade to Monterey
The question right now that many users are undoubtedly asking themselves, before starting to download the update, you have to check if your Mac, iMac, MacBook, etc. is compatible with macOS Monterey. To do this, first check which system you have:
About this Mac
¿Ves the apple apple logo at the top left of the screen ?. Click on it and give the first option, ‘About this Mac’, for an overview of your Mac, including model, processor, memory, serial number, and macOS version. To view the System Information information in more detail, click the System Report button.
To open System Information you can do it from the Applications folder, and within this in the Utilities folder. But also directly by holding down the Option key and selecting the Apple menu (apple icon)> System Information, which will open with a system report from your Apple computer.
Do you already know what equipment you have, if it is a 2014 MacBook Air or a 2017 iMac Pro? Well now check in this list of compatible models if it is among them.
How to upgrade to macOS Monterey
From macOS Big Sur, Catalina 10.15 or Mojave 10.14
- Choose System Preferences in the Apple menu (the little apple icon) and then click Software update for available updates.
- If updates are available, click the Update Now button to install them. Or click on “More information” to view details about each update and select the specific updates you want to install.
From a previous version of macOS Mojave 10.14
- If you are using a version between macOS 10.13 and 10.9 you can switch to macOS Monterey from the App Store.
- If you have Mountain Lion (10.8), please update to first El Capitan (10.11).
- If you don’t have Internet at home, you can also upgrade your Mac at a physical Apple Store.