Install macOS Mojave on Any Supported Intel-based PC: Apple keeps on updating its operating system from time to time. One of the latest and one of the most famous operating system is macOS Mojave. It comes with the whole bunch of new features and a very nice user interface. macOS Mojave is sometimes very complicated to install on a PC.
macOS Mojave can be easily updated and installed on any Intel-based PC. You don’t need to have an experience or any knowledge to install the operating system. Just follow the simple steps which will be showcased in this article.
In this blog, we will be talking about how to install macOS Mojave on any supported Intel-based PC.
Install macOS Mojave on Any Supported Intel-based PC: There is some prerequisite prior to starting the process of downloading.
- Go to tonymacx86! website create a user account, If you don’t have a user account, create one! here.
- Get the latest UniBeast and MultiBeast tools from the downloads section.
- Purchase a 16GB or larger USB drive. (For installation)
- Do a full backup of your system.
- We strongly recommend performing a full backup of your existing system using Carbon Copy Cloner. By doing this, you can always go back to your working installation.
Now, follow the below steps to perform the installation process.
Step 1- Download macOS Mojave
Install macOS Mojave on Any Supported Intel-based PC: The user can easily download the full operating system. However, users having Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion or has a Mac preloaded with OS X Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, macOS Sierra, or macOS High Sierra can download it for free.
Open the Mac store app and download the operating system on below device.
- MacBook (Early 2015 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Mid 2012 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 or newer)
- Mac mini (Late 2012 or newer)
- iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
- iMac Pro (2017)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013, plus mid-2010 and mid-2012 models with recommended Metal-capable GPU)
- Open Mac App Store
- Log in with your Apple ID
- Download macOS Mojave
STEP 2: Create a Bootable USB Drive with UniBeast
Now is the time to create a bootable USB Drive with our tool. Do not miss any step because it may lead to fiasco.
- Insert the USB drive
- Open /Applications/Utilities/Disk Utility
- Highlight the USB drive in the left column (Note: in the Mojave version of Disk Utility, you must first select View / Show All Devices before you can see the USB drive there)
- Click Erase button
- For Name: type USB (You can rename it later)
- For Format: choose Mac OS Extended (Journaled)
- Click on erase and done. Download and run UniBeast
- Click Continue, Continue, Continue, Continue, Agree
- At Destination Select, choose USB and click Continue
- At Select, OS Installation screen choose Mojave and click Continue
- At Bootloader Options screen choose UEFI Boot Mode or Legacy Boot Mode. UEFI Boot Mode is recommended for 7/8/9/100/200/300 Series CustoMac desktops and all UEFI capable systems. Legacy Boot Mode is recommended for 5/6 Series CustoMac desktops and all BIOS-based systems.
Verify installation options, then click Continue, enter the password and click Install
- Drag MultiBeast to your completed USB drive.
Step 3- Recommended BIOS Settings
You have to make some changes in the setting prior to installing the operating system. If you are using CustoMac desktop with AMI UEFI BIOS, the options are simple. Follow the steps below to change the BIOS settings if you are not using CustoMac desktop with AMI UEFI BIOS.
1. To access BIOS/UEFI Setup, press and hold Delete on a USB Keyboard while the system is booting up
2. Load Optimized Defaults
3. If your CPU supports VT-d, disable it
4. If your system has CFG-Lock, disable it
5. If your system has Secure Boot Mode, disable it
6. Set OS Type to Other OS
7. If your system has IO Serial Port, disable it
8. Set XHCI Handoff to Enabled
9. If you have a 6 series or x58 system with AWARD BIOS, disable USB 3.0
10. Save and exit.
STEP 4: Install macOS Mojave
This is the last step which you need to do i.e boot from the USB drive and install!
Follow the below steps.
1. Turn on the computer
2. Press the hotkey to choose boot device (F12 for Gigabyte motherboards, F8 for ASUS motherboards, F11 for ASRock motherboards)
3. Choose USB
4. At Clover boot screen, choose Boot OS X Install from Install macOS Mojave
5. When you arrive at the Installer, choose a language.
6. When the installer asks you where to install, choose Mojave
7. Upon completion, the system will automatically restart.
8. Press the hotkey to choose boot device (F12 for Gigabyte motherboards, F8 for ASUS motherboards, F11 for ASRock motherboards)
9. Choose USB
10. At the Boot Screen, choose Mojave
11. Complete macOS installation. The system will automatically reboot.
STEP 5: Post Installation with MultiBeast
MultiBeast is an installation tool designed to enable boot from hard drive, and install support for Audio, Network, and Graphics. Choose Mojave and boot from the USB.
1. Press the hotkey to choose boot device (F12 for Gigabyte motherboards, F8 for ASUS motherboards, F11 for ASRock motherboards)
2. Choose USB
3. At the Boot Screen, choose your new Mojave installation.
4. Complete macOS setup
5. Open and run MultiBeast
6. If this is a fresh installation, click Quick Start. UEFI Boot Mode is recommended for 7/8/9/100/200/300 Series CustoMac desktops and all UEFI capable systems. Legacy Boot Mode is recommended for 5/6 Series CustoMac desktops and all BIOS-based systems.
7. Choose the appropriate Drivers options for your system. For audio support in Mojave use AppleALC v1.2.8 or newer. See here for details: Mojave AppleHDA Audio | tonymacx86.com
8. Click Customize for further options
9. Click Print or Save to back up your configuration
10. Click Build then Install
After the update, you will be having a bootable version of macOS Mojave on your CustoMac!
Do tell us in the comment box if you encountered some problem which is not listed above. We will be happy to hear from you.