MacOS Mojave has arrived in September 2018 for all Mac computer and can be downloaded for free from App Store. But still not all people want to move to use MacOS Mojave until very stable version is release next year. In my experience, when I know the first released of MacOS Mojave is out in September, I’m not hesitate to download soon in the middle of the night with very big file size up to 6 GB installation file.
So 3 months using the MacOS Mojave in my Macbook Pro 13 2017 Base Model I love the dark mode for the first time, everything else working normal. I usually check one by one which app didn’t work well in MacOS Mojave environment, but zero result, every app I use is working normal. After two months away, app such as Microsoft Office released the Dark Mode version of their Office Suite, which is very awesome they want to join with The Dark Side XD. It’s so pleasant in my eyes with Dark Mode, hope the iOS version will come soon too. If you still didn’t move from previous MacOS such as High Sierra or Sierra, it’s worth to try.
Ok, if you want install MacOS Mojave, the best way using USB Flash drive you have more than 8 GB, 16 GB USB Flash drive is I recommend. And you can use the Bootable USB MacOS Mojave as backup for future installation you don’t have to create again from the scratch. If your Macbook Pro 2016 or above, you know the Type C port right? You can use the USB 3.0 to Type C adapter, no need to buy another Flash drive if you already have one.
How To Make Bootable USB MacOS Mojave and Make as Installation Backup – Getting Started
This easy steps will show you how to make Bootable USB MacOS Mojave and make as installation backup for future installation. First download MacOS Mojave from App Store, you can start to type Mojave in the search bar for quick download, the size of MacOS Mojave is more than 6GB.
Back up all of your files in flash drive because we will format the drive from Disk Utility.
Open DISK UTILITY by going to Spotlight Search or press together Command + Space once on your keyboard and you can going to type DISK UTILITY there.
Begin to erase/format the USB Drive by going to Erase option on the top, give it a name and format to Mac OS Extended (Journaled) and start to Erase.
Look your MacOS Mojave download progress, if already finish, good. Now, open the Finder, go to Applications find MacOS Mojave named Install MacOS Mojave. Then right click > Show Package Content > open Contents folder > Resources folder > createinstallmedia. Don’t close the folder, we need to drag createinstallmedia to the Terminal.
Open your Terminal press once Command + Space bar to open Spotlight Search and type Terminal there. In the terminal type sudo and press space key once.
Then drag createinstallmedia by hold and drag to Terminal as shown below:
Still in the Terminal, gives two minus sign in your keyboard, type minus sign twice and type Volume and give a space once as shown below:
Look your Flash drive on the desktop, hold and drag your USB flash drive to Terminal. Then press Enter to begin installation.
If you ask for password, give your Macbook password, and type Y and press Enter to continue installation. This process will take time up to 20 minutes to finish.
If installation USB Bootable MacOS Mojave is successfull, you will get message as shown below.
HOW TO INSTALL MACOS MOJAVE IN YOUR MACBOOK WITH USB FLASH DRIVE
If you want to start to install MacOS Mojave in your Macbook, make sure the USB Flash drive still plugged in your Macbook contain MacOS Mojave installation the we create before.
DANGER! BACK UP ALL OF YOUR FILE FIRST TO OTHER DRIVE JUST IN CASE YOU ARE NOT LOSING ANY FILE.
Restart your Macbook, after you click Restart immediately hold Option key on your keyboard, hold it after Apple logo is show up and you can release the key.
You will see two options, one for Macintosh HD with Hard Drive icon and another one for Install MacOS Mojave, click Install MacOS Mojave.
After 2-5 minutes, you will see MacOS Utilities on your screen, choose Install MacOS MOjave and follow the rest of the instruction there, it’s very easy.