How to Check Your Mac OS Version and Update It to the Latest Version—Here is the question for the new Mac user. Have you ever wondered what version of Mac OS you are currently using? Or, have you ever curious whether your Mac OS is already up-to-date or not as you are busy using your Mac for many tasks and haven’t noticed any notification about your Mac OS update? If the answer is yes, that’s okay, we are all in the same boat.

Now, it’s time to show you how to check your Mac OS version and how to update it to the latest version. Let’s start with finding out your Mac OS version first:

    1. Find the Apple icon on the left top corner of your Macbook screenHow to check your Mac OS version and how to update it to the latest version
    2. Click the Apple icon to make the menus there appear
      How to check your Mac OS version and how to update it to the latest version
    3. Then, click About This Mac menu to open the overview of your Mac OSHow to check your Mac OS version and how to update it to the latest version
    4. This is the popup appearance of your Mac OS overview after you clicked About This Menu. You can see the exact version of your Mac OS under its name. If you see the picture below, the name of the OS is macOS Catalina, and the exact number of the version is 10.15.7How to Check Your Mac OS Version and Update It to the Latest Version

Great, finally you know how to find out the Mac OS version of your Macbook. Now, you can start to update your Mac OS.

  1. Tap the Software Update button on the popup of Mac OS overview.
    How to Check Your Mac OS Version and Update It to the Latest Version
  2. Wait for a moment while your Macbook is checking for updates and make sure you have a good internet connection.How to Check Your Mac OS Version and Update It to the Latest Version
  3. After that, you can see the new version there. See the picture below. The latest OS that can be updated is macOS Big Sur. You can click Upgrade Now to download it, but if you want to know more about the Big Sur that you are going to update, just click the More info link button under its file size.
    How to Check Your Mac OS Version and Update It to the Latest Version
  4. Once it is downloaded, the updating process will run automatically after you click continue.

That’s all. Hope this post is helpful to you and have a nice day :))