It is vitally important to keep Apple’s Mac, iMac and Macbook Operating System (MacOS) and Apps updated to avoid security and compatibility issues with Apple Devices and Apple computers.
Backup before Updating
Updates can corrupt your data so it is vital you backup your data before attempting any upgrade. See the following guides.
How to check for MacOS/OSx updates – using “About This Mac” or “System Preferences”
1. About This Mac
This will take you to the “App Store” where available updates (if any) will be shown to you.
If updates are available, you should see an image similar to the following
Or by going through “System Preferences”
And selecting “App Store”
App Store – Checks for available Updates
If there are NO updates available, you will be greeted my a similar message as below:
Or you may be offered updates to individual programs such as Safari or Mail or in this case “the Unarchiver”
If you need assistance in checking the above and performing the updates, give us a call on 08 6118 2601 and make an appointment to come and see us. Prices for our Mac OS health-check and backup service for Apple devices starts at $78 for a 30 minute session.
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