It’s been a while since macOS Sierra was officially released to the public, and with it comes tons of interesting features that change how you use your Mac such as Siri integration, Apple Pay and Picture-in-Picture videos. Apple has been rolling out updates to macOS Sierra as a good way to improve user experience and fix bugs.
Apple has just released the seventh beta of its upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update for developers, just three days after the release of the sixth beta of the update. If you are interested in the beta, we will show you how you can get it.
In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to download macOS Sierra 10.12.4 public beta 7 to your Mac. Before we begin, note that macOS Sierra 10.12.4 update is now in beta stages, so it may come with glitches and bugs that may ruin your day.
Steps to download macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta 7 to your Mac
Steps to create a backup of your Mac
Backing up your Mac is one of the smartest things to do. Basically, you can restore your device from a backup if in case something goes wrong during the process. The guide below will show you how to make a backup of your Mac using Time Machine.
Step one: First off, head to your Mac Menubar and click on the Time Machine icon
Step two: Once you are done, click on Backup now and wait until the backup process is finished
Steps to register your account for macOS Sierra public beta
If this is the first time you have joined a macOS Sierra public beta, you need to sign up with Apple ID. Here is how you can do that.
Step one: First off, you need to open Safari on your Mac and go to here
Step two: Next up, click on Sign up button and enter your Apple ID details and password
Step three: Hit Sign in. Once you are in, you now can download macOS Sierra public beta to your device.
Steps to enroll your Mac in the macOS Sierra public beta
If you want to download the macOS Sierra public beta, you need to enter a special code that’s provided for you on the website.
Step one: First off, go to here and select the macOS tab
Step two: Once you are in, click the Download macOS Sierra public beta access utility and open the file from your Downloads window
Step three: You now need to run the installer
Steps to install the macOS Sierra public beta
Once the macOS Sierra public beta installer is finished downloading, it will automatically open on your Mac. If not, you can manually launch it.
Step one: Once you have successfully launched the macOS Sierra public beta app on your Mac, click Continue to proceed
Step two: Click Continue from the prompt if you did not make a backup before. If you did, click Cancel
Step three: You need to click Continue located at the bottom once you have successfully made your backup. After that, click Agree and hit Agree again to confirm
Step four: Next up, select the drive you want to install the beta onto and click Install
Step five: You will be asked to enter your administrator password and click OK
Step six: Click Restart to complete the task.
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