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When updating, best to update OS first or apps first?  

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I haven't been in the App store on my late 2013 MBP running Mojave for a while and it's nagging me to do some updates.

I have 4 apps that need updating plus the OS.  What's the best way round to do this?  I have always done OS first, then apps but maybe I',m wrong... what say you guys?

 
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If you click Update All, App Store will manage the whole process.

 
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@earthsaver’s process is definitely a fine way to go these days, and will take care of it all for you.

That said, and for a general practice (including non-app-store apps), I would update apps first, then macOS. In the (rare) event that an app won’t launch with the new version, you save yourself the trouble by updating the app first.

 
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Even I would update the apps first and then OS because I need to see that my apps sync perfectly with new OS update. 

 
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