How to download and install MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 on your Mac

How to download and install MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 on your Mac

Apple has just released MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 for users who have already signed up for the Beta Software Program. The public beta 3 aims to collect feedback from users ahead of the final release, which is expected to arrive soon. Therefore, it may come with some bugs that can ruin your day. We recommend you install the public beta on a secondary device and if you heavily depend on your devices, all you have to do is to wait for the final release.

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Also read: How to install macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta 2 on your Mac

In this tutorial, we will show you steps to download and install MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 on your Mac. As usual, before we proceed with the step-by-step instructions, make sure that you have a full backup of your Mac.

Steps to create a backup of your Mac with Time Machine

Making a backup serves as the best way to protect your data if something goes wrong. Here is how you do it

Step one: First and foremost, head to the Menu bar on your Mac and select Time Machine

Step two: Next up, all you have to do now is to click on Backup now. Once you are done, wait for the backup process to finish before moving ahead

Steps to join MacOS Sierra public beta

If this is the first time you have joined a public beta, you need to register your account for it first. You can follow the steps below to get started

Step one: The first thing you need to do is to head to here. Once you are in, click Sign in to proceed

Step two: Now you are supposed to enter your Apple ID email address and password. Once you are done, click Sign in

Steps to download MacOS Sierra public beta on your Mac

Step one: Go to here and select the MacOS tab to proceed

Step two: Next up, all you have to do now is to click on Download the macOS Sierra Public Beta. This will open up the Mac App Store and MacOS Sierra will automatically download to your Mac.

Steps to install MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 on your Mac

Step one: Open Install macOS Sierra Public Beta app on your Mac and click Continue at the bottom of your screen

Step two: If you have made your own backup of your Mac, hit the Cancel button to proceed

Step three: Agree to licensing terms and click Agree again to confirm

Step four: Select the drive you want to install MacOS Sierra 10.12.2 public beta 3 onto and click Install

Step five: You now need to enter your administrator password and hit OK

Step six: Once you are done, your Mac should restart automatically. Once it finishes rebooting, it will be running MacOS Sierra and you are ready to have fun with MacOS Sierra new features and changes.

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