How to Update Mac Os x 10.6 8

How to Update Mac Os x 10.6 8

Apple’s Snow Leopard operating system can be upgraded to the next version to get access to more features of Mac. Updating the Mac operating system fixes any issues on the device and keeps you safe from viruses and malware. Proceed with the steps given below to upgrade the Mac OS X Snow Leopard to the Mac OS X Lion version.

  • Step 1:Make sure to back up your Mac device before upgrading your operating system.
  • Step 2:Connect a hard drive to your Mac device and back up the required files into it, as you may lose some data while upgrading your operating system.
  • Step 3:Ensure that you have at least 6 GB space on your Mac drive.
  • Step 4:Go to the Apple menu and select the About This Mac option from the list.
  • Step 5:Click on the Software Update button to check for any updates available on your Mac device.
  • Step 6:Otherwise, click the Apple menu and select Software Update to view your updates.
  • Step 7:Update all the Mac OS X Snow Leopard software and apps to the latest versions.
  • Step 8:If you are using any Rosetta apps on the Mac, remove the unwanted apps and update the required apps to use it on the Mac OS X Lion version.
  • Step 9:Launch the App Store application from the dock.
  • Step 10:The update for the next version will be available on the home screen of the app.
  • Step 11:Otherwise, search for the Mac OS X Lion (10.7) upgrade in the search box.
  • Step 12:Select the Lion operating system and click Get.
  • Step 13:Wait for the downloading process to complete. Then, tap Open.
  • Step 14:Click on the Continue button to install the operating system.
  • Step 15:Read the terms and conditions of the Apple Privacy policy and click Agree to accept the license agreement.
  • Step 16:Enter the admin password of your Mac device to install the upgrade of the macOS. 
  • Step 17:Reboot your Mac device to activate Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. 
  • Step 18:When the computer restarts, you will view the Lion interface on the screen.