How to Upgrade Your macOS From Yosemite to Mojave

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Are you lookig to upgrade your macOS from Yosemite to Mojave? If so, you’ll want to make sure that your Mac is up-to-date and meets the system requirements for the new operating system.

Mojave is a major update for Apple users, introducing a number of new features and improvements over Yosemite. It includes a Dark Mode, which changes the appearance of the desktop and menus to a darker colour palette; an improved Finder with tabs and stacks; Desktop Stacks, which automatically organizes files into neat groups on the desktop; and more. Additionally, Mojave improves performance, adds support for eGPUs (External Graphics Processing Units), expands security features like Gatekeeper, introduces support for FaceTime group calls, and more.

If your Mac is running OS X Mavericks 10.9 or later, you can upgrade directly to macOS Mojave. However, if your Mac is older than 10.11 (Snow Leopard, Lion or Mountain Lion) you will need to first upgrade it to 10.11 before installing Mojave. The oldest MacBook Air, Mac mini, and iMac models capable of upgrading to Mojave shipped with 10.8 Mountain Lion; while the oldest MacBook Pro capable of upgrading was shipped with 10.7 Lion.

To upgrade from Yosemite to Mojave:
1) Select the Apple menu followed by App Store
2) Search ‘Mojave’ in the search bar and press Return on your keyboard
3) Select ‘macOS Mojave’ from the list of programs
4) Select ‘Download’ followed by ‘Continue’
5) Read through the terms and conditions before selecting ‘Agree’ if you agree with them
6) Follow any additional instructions on screen until installation is complete

Upgrading to macOS Mojave will give you access to all its new features – just make sure that your Mac meets all system requirements first!

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Upgrading from Mac OS Yosemite to Mac OS Mojave

Upgrading your Mac from Yosemite to Mojave is a relatively straightforward process. First, make sure that your Mac meets the system requirements for Mojave: it should be one of the following models running OS X 10.10 or later: MacBook introduced in late 2009 or later; MacBook Air introduced in 2010 or later; MacBook Pro introduced in 2010 or later; Mac mini introduced in 2010 or later; iMac introduced in late 2009 or later; and Mac Pro introduced in 2010 or later. Once you have made sure your Mac meets the requirements, here are the steps to upgrade:

1. Open the App Store on your Mac by selecting the Apple menu, then selecting App Store.
2. In the search bar type “Mojave” and press Return on your keyboard.
3. Select macOS Mojave from the list of programs and select Download.
4. Select Continue and read through the Terms and Conditions if you agree with them select Agree to continue with the download process.
5. Your download will begin and once it has finished, a window will appear stating that macOS Mojave is ready to install. Select Continue to start installing Mojave on your Mac.
6. Follow any additional instructions that appear to complete the installation process – you may be asked to enter your Apple ID and password during this stage of installation – before restarting your computer when prompted so that macOS Mojave can complete installation on startup.
7. Once rebooted and logged back into your computer, you shuld now be running macOS Mojave!

Upgrading from macOS Yosemite to a Newer Operating System

If you have an Apple computer running Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, or Yosemite, then you can upgrade to OS X El Capitan. El Capitan has the same system requirements as Yosemite, so you don’t need to worry aout any hardware compatibility issues. To make sure that your computer meets the technical specifications for El Capitan, refer to the OS X Technical Specifications page for a full list of requirements. Once you’ve checked that your computer is supported and you have enough storage space available, you can begin the upgrade process by downloading the OS X El Capitan installer from the Mac App Store.

Updating an Old Mac to Mojave

Yes, you can update your old Mac to Mojave. However, befre you can do so, you will need to ensure that your Mac is running at least OS X 10.11, El Capitan. If your Mac is older than 10.11, then you will need to first update it to OS X 10.11 before you can install Mojave. The oldest MacBook Air, Mac mini and iMac that can upgrade to Mojave shipped with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion while the oldest MacBook Pro which can upgrade to Mojave shipped with OS X 10.7 Lion. Once you have updated your old Mac to El Capitan or higher, you will be able to download and install the latest version of macOS Mojave in order for your Mac to benefit from the features and improvements of this operating system.

Upgrading from Mac OS Yosemite to Mac OS Catalina

Yes, you can upgrade your Mac from OS X Yosemite 10.10 to macOS Catalina 10.15. Before you start the upgrade process, make sure your Mac is ready by doing the following:
1. Back up your Mac using Time Machine or another backup solution.
2. Make sure you have enouh available storage space for the upgrade; you’ll need at least 12.5GB of free storage space on your Mac’s startup disk.
3. Verify that any third-party software and devices are compatible with macOS Catalina; some may need to be updated before upgrading to ensure they continue to work properly after the upgrade is complete.
Once you’re ready, open the App Store app and click “Updates” in the toolbar, then select “macOS Catalina” from the list of available updates and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation process.


In conclusion, macOS Mojave is a powerful operating system that offers many features and benefits. It is the latest version of OS X and is designed to improve the user’s experience with their Mac. Mojave has improved security features, added support for external displays, and made multitasking easier. Additionally, it has integrated Siri into the operating system and gien users access to new apps like Stocks, News, Home, and Voice Memos. With its intuitive design and improved performance capabilities, macOS Mojave is an excellent choice for anyone looking to upgrade their Mac’s operating system.

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