Apple recently released the next generation of macOS called MacOS Ventura to all supported Apple laptops and desktops. The successor to MacOS Monterey brings improvements to Safari, Spotlight, Stage Manager and Passkeys. It also brings many new features such as Continuous Camera, and updates to Messages, Mail and Photos among other things. Also Read – MacOS Ventura arrives on Macs, MacBooks, iMac computers: Check out its key features
If you are using a MacBook laptop, iMac or Mac computer, here is an easy guide that will help you download and install MacOS Ventura on your Apple computer: Also Read – The iPhone 14 Pro Review: The Best iPhone Humanity Can Get, Yet!
How to download and install MacOS Ventura on your Apple PC
Step 1: Select System Preferences from the Apple menu in the corner of your screen. Also Read – Apple’s new Mac Pro will come with a 48 CPU core M2 chip
Step 2: Now click on the General Settings option in the sidebar.
Step 3: Next, click the Software Update option on the right side of the dialog box.
Step 4: Alternatively, you can select the System Preferences option and then click on the Software Update option.
Step 5: If Software Update finds a new software update for you, which in this case will be MacOS 13 Ventura, click the Update Now or Update Now button to install it.
Step 6: When the process starts, you may be asked to enter your administrator password during the installation process.
Also, Apple advises users to make a backup of all their data before updating their laptops and personal computers to avoid losing it in case of an irregular update. So, here’s an easy guide that will help you back up your Mac.
How to back up your Mac data with iCloud Drive
Step 1: From your Mac, select Apple menu and then go to System Preferences.
Step 2: Now click on Apple ID and then click on iCloud option.
Step 3: Make sure iCloud Drive is turned on. Click the Options button next to iCloud Drive.
Step 4: Select Desktop and Documents Folders.
Step 5: Click Done.
How to back up your Mac data with Time Machine
Step 1: Open the Time Machine settings from the Time Machine menu in the menu bar. Or choose Apple menu > System Preferences > General > click Time Machine.
Step 2: In the Time Machine settings, select your external storage device as your backup destination. Click Select Backup Disk and then follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 3: Start a new backup instead.
Once you select your storage device in Time Machine settings, Time Machine will automatically start performing periodic backups.
Step 4: But if you want to make a backup manually without waiting for the next automatic update, select Back Up Now from the Time Machine menu in the menu bar.