How to stop receiving beta updates on Mac

The Mac receives new OS updates annually with feature enhancements and user experience improvements. If you are an application developer, or like to be adventurous, you can receive new versions of macOS for testing as part of the Apple Beta Software program.

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  • If you’ve already done all this process and want to get rid of beta versions on Mac, either for possible instabilities or to keep only official versions, you need to reset the preferences for system software updates. Thus, you will only receive the updates that guarantee less problems like bugs and low performance. Check out how to easily remove the beta profile installed on macOS.

    How to remove the beta profile from Mac

    Step 1: Open the Preferences app of the system. You can find it by going to the Apple menu and clicking “System Preferences…”.

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    Open the Mac preferences settings – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

    Step 2:

    Go click on “Software Updates”.

  • Click on the “Software Update” section in Mac preferences – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

    Step 3:

    the left corner of the window, click “Details. ..” and, finally, in the option “Restore Defaults”.

    Restore default macOS updates – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

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