macOS Monterey

How to downgrade macOS 12 beta to macOS Big Sur

Downgrade macOS monterey

We recently published a guide on how to install the all new macOS 12 developer beta on your Mac. Now, if you aren't happy with the upgrade and have come across problems, you probably want to downgrade. As a beta, you may face issues with third-party apps, stability issues, and so on. The new macOS 12 brings several new features and improvements, but isn't a major leap in terms of user interface.

How to install macOS 12 beta on your Mac

macOS Monterey beta

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced new versions of iOS, tvOS, macOS, and iPadOS. The latest version of macOS will be called macOS 12 Monterey, and it brings improvements to FaceTime, sharing, and privacy. It also gets the Shortcuts feature, Universal control, and a lot more. Soon after the end of WWDC 2021 keynote, Apple released the first macOS 12 beta to developers.

Now, if you're a developer, you must be eager to try out the new macOS 12 beta. To make things easier for you, we've created a quick guide on how to install macOS 12 beta on your Mac.

How to create a macOS 12 Monterey installer on an external drive

This tutorial goes through the process of creating an install drive from the newly-released macOS 12 Monterey Beta application. Having an external drive allows you to install the OS to multiple computers without re-downloading it, perform clean installs instead of initiating them from within an existing OS, and boot to the installer's built-in recovery for troubleshooting tools.

YouTubers chat with Craig Federighi to discuss WWDC21

It's par for the course for Apple executives to start making the rounds after major announcements. And the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is certainly no different. Craig Federighi, Apple's SVP of Software Engineering, has already done some interviews talking about the big announcements from this year's event. But now he's doing something a bit different this year.