How to Install Beta Version of MacOS Catalina on a Mac

Do you want to download and install MacOS Catalina 10.15 Developer beta 4 on your Mac? If yes, then you have come to the right place because in this article we will tell you more about it.

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As we all know, Apple has released its fourth beta of macOS Catalina 10.15 for developers. Apple is trying to find errors and testing the performance. You know that it is the fourth beta version, which means that Apple wants to filter out every single error and bug from its latest MacOS.

But, if you are less exposed to technology, then we recommend you to take a complete backup of your data and your Mac.

How to Download the Installation File for MacOS Catalina Beta 4

Downloading the new beta of MacOS Catalina is a straightforward process and barely takes a few minutes. The file can take a while to fully download, and the speed depends on how fast your connection is. Below is a complete guide to downloading the file:

  1. Open your browser and go to developer.apple.com on your Mac.
  2. Navigate to the Discover tab.
  3. Select the macOS tab.
  4. Now tap the Download button.
  5. Sign in using your developer account credentials, when prompted.
  6. Move down and select Install Profile option. Now the downloading process will automatically start.
  7. Now navigate to the Downloads folder on your device and then double click to open the ‘macOS Catalina Developer Beta Access Utility’ file.
  8. Run the macOSDeveloperBetaAccessUtility.pkg to start the installer file.

Now the installer will download the required files, and we will move to the installation process. Once the download gets over, the system will scan for updates. Now you can click the Update button for downloading and installing the developer beta program. The process of installation will start as usual when the download gets completed.

If the system does not show the updated list then restart your Mac, open the App Store and then click the update button.

It may take a while to download.

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Installing the MacOS Catalina Developer Beta

To install it, follow the instructions below:

  1. Press the Continue button.
  2. Now read the Terms and Conditions. Accept them.
  3. Now you can click the Install option.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions and complete the remaining setup.

Your device will now reboot in order to complete the installation process. You will be redirected to a black screen where you will see an Apple logo. Don’t click or try to cancel the installation; it can result in failure of your software as well as your hardware components.

Getting Started with the New MacOS Catalina Developer Beta

After successful installation, you will be redirected to the getting started screen. Follow the below instructions to get started with your new macOS.

  1. Click on the ‘Continue’ options.
  2. Now enter the Apple ID along with the password to log in. Your files and settings will be restored with the iCloud.
  3. Now tap the Get started.

Now you can enjoy the newer functions and features on your Mac.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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