How to Create a Bootable USB macOS High Sierra to Install from Scratch on a Mac

How to Create a Bootable USB macOS High Sierra to Install from Scratch on a Mac

bootable macOS Mojave

With the launch of MacOS High Sierra one of the best options, we can do when upgrading is to install the new operating system from scratch on our Mac. To do this, the most reliable, direct and convenient option is through a USB installation. No, copying the new version of the system on a USB is not enough, you must do it in a concrete way to make it an installable USB.

 

How to make a Bootable USB to install macOS High Sierra from the Terminal

To make this installation from USB which later install macOS High Sierra we simply need a USB of minimum 8 GB, preferably a USB 3.0 to save time.

Steps to Follow to create a bootable USB to install MacOS High Sierra from scratch on your Mac

  • Download macOS High Sierra from the App Store.
  • When the installer is opened, close it by pressing Cmd + Q.
  • Open Finder> Applications and find the macOS High Sierra installer.
  • Right-click the icon and choose Show Package Contents> Contents> Resources.
  • Open Terminal.
  • Type sudo followed by a space.
  • Drag the “createinstallmedia” from the installer to Terminal.
  • Write  followed by a space.
  • Connect the USB to the Mac.

Most Useful and Best Keyboard Shortcuts on Mac

  • Drag the USB volume to the Terminal.
  • Type –applicationpath followed by a space.
  • From Finder> Applications drags macOS High Sierra to Terminal.
  • Press Enter.
  • Press Y and then Enter to confirm the action.

How to Use Multiple Desktops on a Mac within 6 Steps

That is it!

It is done, with these steps your USB will erase all the content inside and copy inside macOS High Sierra. The process will last quite easily, 20 or 30 minutes, and more so if it is not a USB with acceptable speeds. After that, you can restart the Mac and start the system from the USB to perform the clean installation from scratch.

Simple isn’t it? This way we can create our own bootable USB drive and we can install macOS from scratch on our own Mac system. I hope this article will help you to install software perfectly. If you are confused with any of the steps, please discuss them below and do not perform it on your Mac directly.

If you have queries regarding any of the above steps, let us know in the below comment section. We will get back to you as soon as possible to solve all your queries.

Would you like to add any other important information to this story? Then write them to us through contact us page or in the comment box.
Which Mac you are using now?

RECENT POST

poshmark
Product Reviews

Poshmark: A Guide to Safe Buying and Profit Selling

The iconic French designer icon, Yves Saint Laurent, once said, “I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful but …

business of former athletes
Startups

Life after Sports: Businesses Common for Athletes after their Careers

Many athletes, after finishing their careers, find themselves very successful in other areas and often even begin to earn more income than earlier. The qualities …

girl using his cellphone
Tech Tips

5 Most Effective Content Writing Tips for Small Businesses

There are over 409 million users visiting blogs on WordPress every month. If you are not writing and publishing content about your business online, you’re …

movie stream
Technology

The 15 Best Movie Streaming Sites: Watch Movies Online

There’s nothing like relaxing after a long day with a good movie. Movies are what keep us entertained, especially in the post-pandemic era where digital …

personal safety apps
Apps

27 of the Best Personal Safety Apps For Your Smartphone for 2021

This article is about the best personal safety apps., and student safety apps, most of them free, and a few paid, but, fear not (no …

home workout
Apps

5 Best Home Workout Apps

Despite the likelihood of Toronto entering the grey zone of the reopening framework this February, most businesses that are recreational in nature such as gyms …