Mac Browser Update

Update all apps with MacKeeper

  1. Before you get started, it's a good idea to back up your Mac. Then follow these steps to find and install any available software updates or upgrades.
  2. From the Apple menu  in the corner of your screen, choose System Preferences. In the System Preferences window, click Software Update.If your System Preferences doesn't include Software Update, learn how to upgrade to macOS Monterey or upgrade to an older macOS, and use the Updates tab of the App Store app to get app updates.
  3. Click Update Now or Upgrade Now:Update Now installs the latest updates for the currently installed version, such as an update from macOS Big Sur 11.5 to macOS Big Sur 11.6.

Upgrade Now installs a major new version with a new name, such as macOS Monterey.

How to Update Safari in System Preferences

  1. Software Update shows only upgrades that are compatible with your Mac.
  2. Update Now installs the latest updates for the currently installed version, such as an update from macOS Big Sur 11.5 to macOS Big Sur 11.6.
  3. Upgrade Now installs a major new version with a new name, such as macOS Monterey.
  4. Software Update shows only upgrades that are compatible with your Mac. When Software Update says that your Mac is up to date, then macOS and all of the apps it installs are up to date, including Safari, Messages, Mail, Music, Photos, FaceTime, and Calendar.

If you downloaded any apps from the App Store, use the App Store to get updates for those apps.

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And there’s a good reason for that: over time, software incompatibilities inevitably arise. On top of that, Apple security experts regularly discover loopholes that can be exploited by cybercriminals. The latest version of Safari might then fix those security issues, as well as resolving other bugs.

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