macOS Sonoma 14.2 beta 4 released to developers

Apple has released the fourth macOS Sonoma 14.2 beta to developers. The update is available from Apple Developer Center as well as over-the-air for Macs that are enrolled in the beta program.

macOS Sonoma 14.2

What’s new in macOS Sonoma 14.2 beta 4?

Beta 4

Nov 28 – Apple has released the fourth beta to developers.

Beta 3

Nov 14 – Apple has released the third beta to developers.

Beta 2

Nov 9 – Apple has released the second beta to developers.

Beta 1

October 26 – Apple has released the first beta to developers. We will update this post once we find important updates and changes.

Does your Mac support macOS Sonoma 14.2 beta 4?

This new macOS beta software update is compatible with the following Mac models:

  • iMac (2019 and later)
  • iMac Pro (2017)
  • Mac Pro (2019 and later)
  • Mac Studio (2022 and later)
  • MacBook Air (2018 and later)
  • Mac mini (2018 and later)
  • MacBook Pro (2018 and later)

How can you update your Mac to macOS Sonoma 14.2 beta 4?

To install the developer beta update on your Mac, you will need an Apple Developer Account which costs $99/year. If you sign in with the same account on your Mac, you will see the option to switch to the developer beta when you go to System Settings > General > Software Update > Beta Updates.

If you do not want to spend any money, you can wait for the Public Beta, which you can download and install for free by going to System Settings > General > Software Update > Beta Updates. At the time of writing, Apple has only released the first developer beta.


  • Make sure your Mac has at least 50% battery life.
  • Connect your Mac to a reliable Wi-Fi network.


  1. Open System Settings.
  2. Click General.
  3. Click Software Update.
  4. Go to Beta Updates and select either Developer Beta or Public Beta.
  5. Wait for the new release to appear.
  6. Click Update Now.
  7. Your Mac will download the update.
  8. When the update is complete, your Mac will restart.

Stay tuned to our ongoing coverage of the new features and updates in macOS Sonoma:

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