Troubleshoot OS updates on macOS (Faculty/Staff)


Your University managed Mac is configured to check for the latest updates approved by the Help Desk once a week.

Frequently Asked Questions

I deferred updates the other day but want to install them now instead of waiting for them to automatically install, how can I do that?

  • You can review and install OS updates manually by going to System Preferences and choosing Software Update.

I got the pop up telling me updates are available, but how do I see what updates are going to be installed?

  • You can view available updates by going to System Preferences and choosing Software Update.

There is a countdown on how long I have to install an update or restart my computer, if I put my Mac to sleep, will the countdown continue?

  • The countdown will pause while the computer is asleep.

See Also

OS and Software Updates and Support - University Computers


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