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  • Nov 11, 2020

    Can I download Catalina in App store without installing it?

    A new OS is coming out and I wanna download Catalina, but I am working on some projects so I don't wanna update to catalina right now.
    Can I just download it without automatic installing it?

  • Nov 11, 2020
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    yes it just downloads the OS image into your Apps folder

    you can quit the App it will launch automatically and then just run the App to update it later

  • Nov 11, 2020
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    Neon

    yes it just downloads the OS image into your Apps folder

    you can quit the App it will launch automatically and then just run the App to update it later

    Thank you :)

    So when I am done downloading and it automatic starts the installation I can just quit it installation I keep Mojave until I am finished with my projects, and then I will be able to install Catalina and not the new OS that they are putting out tomorrow?

  • Nov 11, 2020
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    MyLeftBrain

    Thank you :)

    So when I am done downloading and it automatic starts the installation I can just quit it installation I keep Mojave until I am finished with my projects, and then I will be able to install Catalina and not the new OS that they are putting out tomorrow?

    yeah exactly, you should be able to force quit the app & then just launch Install macOS Catalina.app to install it tomorrow

  • Nov 11, 2020
    Neon

    yeah exactly, you should be able to force quit the app & then just launch Install macOS Catalina.app to install it tomorrow

    thank you :)

    I hope you are right, I am downloading it now

  • Nov 11, 2020
  • Nov 12, 2020
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    It worked :)
    I have not installed it, but I now have the installer 馃槑

  • Nov 12, 2020

    I鈥檓 gonna need your Apple ID, password and the last four of your SSN in order for me to help you

  • Nov 12, 2020
    MyLeftBrain

    It worked :)
    I have not installed it, but I now have the installer 馃槑

    glad it worked 馃槃

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