To get mac OS High Sierra on your Mac you need to do the following: Luckily the download happens in the background, so you can continue to work or surf the web.
Once the installer has downloaded you are ready to install the mac OS software on your Mac.
So we ask you to proceed with caution, and discourage you from installing Cydia the manual way unless absolutely necessary.
It's not just Apple developers who get to try out the new software - if you would like to be a public beta tester your can find out more about that scheme here: How to get the latest Mac OS beta.
If you'd like to find out a bit more about mac OS High Sierra before downloading it, read our comparison ofmac OS Sierra vs High Sierra to find out how it compares to the previous version. Following WWDC in June Apple issued a beta of High Sierra - we expect that the same will happen with mac OS 10.14.
And even if there are no issues often Apple's servers get overloaded as everyone rushes to update and that can really slow the process down.
So we recommend you hold your horses and do some tidying up and preparation first.
We'll also guide you past the potential headaches and any problems you may encounter.
The next version of the Mac operating system is due to land any day now.
The first thing you will want to do is find out exactly which version of the Mac operating system to install and make sure that there is no reason not to install it.
You can read all about the latest version of Mac OS, along with details of the latest point updates and any known issues, here: Mac OS High Sierra latest news: current version, updates, betas, and new features.
Apple suggests that you should have 8GB of free space on your Mac's drive before you install a major mac OS update, but we recommend aiming for 15GB to 20GB.