Instruction To Turn On Automatic MacOS System Software Updates


[Notice: Time Machine for backups is recommended when you consider about enabling Auto Update for your MacOS System Software.]

To automatically update your MacOS system software, you can take consideration of the following guidance:

  • Step 1: You should begin with the action of opening Apple menu and then select System Preferences.
  • Step 2: The next step is to open Software Update. After that, you can choose one of the following options:

a. Click on Automatically keep my Mac up to date to update MacOS system software and Mac App Store apps automatically.

b. If you want to update only system software and security updates, then select Advanced. Now you can see the five options in the new tab. Check four out of the five boxes (options chosen lie in the red boxes as shown in the picture below).


  • Step 3: After you finish all the above steps, close System Preferences

Now, you can let your MacOS update the system software automatically.