How to Refresh Software Update on Your Mac

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The release of macOS Monterey is imminent.  You can refresh Software Update on your Mac to see when it’s ready to download and install.

Refresh Software Update on Your Mac

To refresh Software Update on your Mac:

  • Open System Preferences
  • Click on Software Update
  • Click in the middle of the Software Update dialogue box so that the cursor is not in the search window.
  • Wait until your machine stops checking for a new update.
  • Press Cmd+R

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anfisachris

Nice

Last edited 16 days ago by anfisachris
Macsee

Nice tip! Thanks.