These advanced steps are primarily for system administrators and others who are familiar with the command line. You don't need a bootable installer to upgrade macOS or reinstall macOS, but it can be useful when you want to install on multiple computers without downloading the installer each time.
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Find the appropriate download link in the upgrade instructions for each macOS version:
macOS Catalina, macOS Mojave, ormacOS High Sierra
Installers for each of these macOS versions download directly to your Applications folder as an app named Install macOS Catalina, Install macOS Mojave, or Install macOS High Sierra. If the installer opens after downloading, quit it without continuing installation. Important: To get the correct installer, download from a Mac that is using macOS Sierra 10.12.5 or later, or El Capitan 10.11.6. Enterprise administrators, please download from Apple, not a locally hosted software-update server.
OS X El Capitan
El Capitan downloads as a disk image. On a Mac that is compatible with El Capitan, open the disk image and run the installer within, named InstallMacOSX.pkg. It installs an app named Install OS X El Capitan into your Applications folder. You will create the bootable installer from this app, not from the disk image or .pkg installer.
Yumi for Mac OS It may be used to create a Multiboot Bootable USB Flash Drive containing some effective techniques, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic instruments, and extra. Sadly, YUMI for Mac isn’t out there. However, you may obtain different purposes which might be. After that, set the Type as USB Disk select your device name of the USB stick that you’ve noted down earlier. Click on OK wait for your USB to be formatted to the bootable disk. Method#2: Make Use Of The Boot Camp Assistant On Mac. For making the bootable USB utilizing BootCamp, you’ll need a USB that has sixteen GB of free space or more.
Use the 'createinstallmedia' command in Terminal
- Connect the USB flash drive or other volume that you're using for the bootable installer. Make sure that it has at least 12GB of available storage and is formatted as Mac OS Extended.
- Open Terminal, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
- Type or paste one of the following commands in Terminal. These assume that the installer is still in your Applications folder, and MyVolume is the name of the USB flash drive or other volume you're using. If it has a different name, replace
MyVolumein these commands with the name of your volume.
- Press Return after typing the command.
- When prompted, type your administrator password and press Return again. Terminal doesn't show any characters as you type your password.
- When prompted, type
Yto confirm that you want to erase the volume, then press Return. Terminal shows the progress as the bootable installer is created.
- When Terminal says that it's done, the volume will have the same name as the installer you downloaded, such as Install macOS Catalina. You can now quit Terminal and eject the volume.
* If your Mac is using macOS Sierra or earlier, include the
--applicationpath argument, similar to the way this argument is used in the command for El Capitan.
Use the bootable installer
After creating the bootable installer, follow these steps to use it:
- Plug the bootable installer into a compatible Mac.
- Use Startup Manager or Startup Disk preferences to select the bootable installer as the startup disk, then start up from it. Your Mac will start up to macOS Recovery.
Learn about selecting a startup disk, including what to do if your Mac doesn't start up from it.
- Choose your language, if prompted.
- A bootable installer doesn't download macOS from the Internet, but it does require the Internet to get information specific to your Mac model, such as firmware updates. If you need to connect to a Wi-Fi network, use the Wi-Fi menu in the menu bar.
- Select Install macOS (or Install OS X) from the Utilities window, then click Continue and follow the onscreen instructions.
For more information about the
createinstallmedia command and the arguments that you can use with it, make sure that the macOS installer is in your Applications folder, then enter this path in Terminal:
- 1 How to Boot a PC from a USB device UEFI or Legacy?
- 1.3 Bios Shortcut for Notebooks
This guide also contains a number of recommendations to ensure the efficiency of the external USB device UEFI or BIOS Legacy mode boot procedure.
If you are reading this guide, probably you have built a multibootable device with SARDU MultiBoot Creator.
First of all we have to change some Computer BIOS Settings*:
- Disable Secure Boot: find the Secure Boot settings, and if possible, set it to Disabled. This option is usually in either the Security tab, the Boot tab, or the Authentication tab.
- Enable Legacy CSM Boot Support: find and enable the launch CSM (Compatibility Support Module) or the Legacy Boot. This option is usually in the Boot tab.
- Change the BIOS boot order: Change the BIOS boot order so the USB device option is listed first. This option is usually in the Boot tab.
- Enable BBS popup: some PCs have the BBS (BIOS Boot Screen) popup option disabled. Please enable it. This option is usually in the Boot tab.Finally save changes and exit. Restart your computer.
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Watch for BBS PopUp message
Usually, during the POST, the message press Fx key to get boot menu appears. Please take this shortcut to choose from the list the bootable device.
ESC F8 F12 to BBS PopUp
Bios Shortcut for Desktop
|ASRock||AMI||F2 or Del||Run Setup|
|TAB||Display BIOS POST Message|
|ALT + F2||Asus EZ flash 2|
|F4||Asus Core Unlocker|
|BioStrar||Phoenix-Award||F8||Enable System Configuration|
|F9||Select Booting Device after POST|
|ALT + F2||Enter AWDFLASH|
|ECS (EliteGrour)||AMI||Del||Enter Setup|
|FoxConn (WinFast)||TAB||POST Screen|
|GigaByte||Award||Esc||Skip Memory Test|
|F9||Xpress Recovery Xpress Recovery 2|
|MSI (MicroStar)||Enter Setup|
Bios Shortcut for Notebooks
|F12||Boot Menu (Change Boot Device,Multi Boot Selection Menu)|
|Alt+F10||D2D Recovery (disk-to-disk system recovery)|
|eMachines (Acer)||Phoenix||F12||Boot Menu|
|Fujitsu Siemens||AMI||F2||BIOS Setup|
|Gateway (Acer)||Phoenix||Click mouse or Enter||Menu|
|HP (Hewlett-Packard)/ Compaq||Insyde||ESC||Startup Menu|
|F9||Boot Device Options|
|Lenovo (IBM)||Phoenix SecureCore Tiano||F2||Setup|
|MSI (Micro Star)||***||DEL||Setup|
|TAB||show POST screen|
|Packard Bell (Acer)||Phoenix||F2||Setup|
|Toshiba Satellite A300||F12||bios|
Boot from legacy or UEFI **
With Windows 10, if you don’t see the boot options, it may be necessary press the Shift button while shutdown or restart the PC.
How to boot a Mac from a USB device? **
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- Turn on your Mac by pressing the power button, by choosing Restart in the Apple menu if it’s already on.
- Press and hold the Option (⌥) key immediately upon hearing the startup chime. Release the key after Startup Manager appears.
Startup Manager will scan and list connected drives and volumes that can be booted from.
- Highlight the volume you want to use by using your trackpad or mouse, or left and right arrow keys on the keyboard.
- in conclusion press the Return key or Double-click to boot your Mac from the selected volume.
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*Only with recent PCs that support UEFI boot
** Only Pro version of SARDU MultiBoot Creator support UEFI boot