Apple releases the second public beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5

Apple has just released the second public beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to beta testers. Users can use this software update to fix any behind-the-scenes issues and improve overall performance. However, the update does not add any major forward facing new features.

Accordingly, Beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program will receive the version 10.12.5 of the MacOS Sierra beta. Users can also sign up through the beta test website to participate in Apple’s beta testing program.

Apple notes that Betas should not be installed on a primary machine, as it may come with bugs and glitches

How to install the macOS Sierra public beta

As soon as the macOS Sierra installer is downloaded, it will automatically open. Or, you can open Install macOS Sierra Public Beta via Spotlight, Launchpad, or from the Application folder in the Finder to use.

Step 1: First off, you need to launch Install macOS Sierra Public Beta app

Step 2: Then, you need to click Continue at the bottom

Step 3: Now, If you did not make a backup, click Continue in the dropdown. If you just made a backup, click Cancel

Step 4: And, you now need to click Continue at the bottom once your backup completes

Step 5: Here, you have to click Agree to accept the licensing terms

Step 6: You need to click Agree again to confirm.

Step 7: Next up, you need to click on the drive you want to install onto

Step 8: Here, you click Install

Step 9: After that, you have to enter you administrator password and click OK

Step 10:Finally, you have to click Restart (if your Mac doesn’t restart automatically, or you don’t want to wait).

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