macOS High Sierra USB Installer


You must have downloaded macOS High Sierra developer beta on your Mac by now. It is in the testing phase and developers can play around with the nitty-gritty of this latest operating system. You wish you could create a macOS High Sierra USB installer given the time to download. So that you can easily install this version to other Macs at your office.

We’ll show how you can create a USB install drive from already downloaded High Sierra in the information. Always you can use this installer on other machines without re-downloading and putting a copy with you for troubleshooting. So, you are ready to create a macOS 10.13 High Sierra USB installer?

Take a USB drive which consists the capacity of 8 GB or more and keeps a copy of macOS High Sierra at your disposal by inserting the power cable into your Mac.

How to Create macOS 10.13 High Sierra Installer


Step 1: Normally, the file gets settled in the Applications folder on your Mac when you download macOS from App Store. You need to move it to the Applications folder if you have stored this macOS High Sierra installer somewhere else. However, don’t change the name of default download file. Install macOS High Sierra Beta.

Step 2: Plug your USB drive now. If your drive isn’t formatted as GUID Partition Map and Mac OS Extended Journaled. You need to open Disk Utility application and format it. This removes all data from the drive.

Step 3: Please ensure that there is no other hardware inserted as the same name by giving USB drive a name USB.

Step 4: Open a Terminal window on your Mac and paste the following command.

sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ 10.13\ –volume /Volumes/USB –applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ 10.13\ –nointeraction

The Beta installer gets moved by the above command to the USB drive and makes it bootable.

You have to edit the command so that your selected names reflect in the command if you have assigned a different name to macOS High Sierra installer or the USB drive than suggested here. However, if you have moved the location of Beta installer from Applications. You need to edit the command to show its current location.

Step 5: Type in your account password and the procedure will start when prompted. Your USB drive will be unmounted and it will not be seen on Desktop.

Your USB drive will be seen again on Desktop when the process is completed. Your Terminal tells you that the process is finished.

How to Use macOS High Sierra USB Installer


You can use USB installer by booting your Mac. All you need to do is to hold the option or alt (⌥) key.

Your Mac boots to macOS 10.13 High Sierra Beta install screen and then you can install it wherever you like.

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