Mac OS Mojave Install – How Do I Create a bootable USB for Mac OS Mojave? The bootable USB flash drive with macOS Mojave is useful if you want to reinstall the system from scratch, or update several home computers at once.
To create a bootable flash drive you need a USB drive with a capacity of 8 gigabytes and a one cup of coffee
How to create a bootable macOS Mojave 10.14 USB install drive:
– Download the macOS Mojave files. You can download it from Mac App Store.
– Once you have your Mojave file all ready to go, close the installer that automatically pops up. You don’t want to be installing it just yet.
– Open a Finder window and head to Applications. Right-click on Install macOS 10.14 and select the Show Package Contents option.
– Open Contents > Resources. You’re going to need something from this sub-folder from here in a minute.
– Fire up Terminal either via Spotlight or from Applications > Utilities. Once open, type sudo followed by a space.
– Drag the createinstallmedia to that newly opened Terminal window.
– Now enter the following command, which will once again be followed by a space: –volume.
– Next up and back in Finder, select Go > Go To Folder. In here type /Volumes and click the Go button.
– Connect your USB drive and watch for it appearing in the Finder window.
– Drag the USB drive volume into the still open Terminal window.
– Press return, submitting the command that we just built via the magic of drag and drop.
– Type a y when prompted and hit return again.
– Go and make a coffee – this whole process can take around 30 minutes and will see the USB drive be erased before the installer is copied over.
After the flash drive is created – restart the Mac holding down the Option key, so you boot from the USB flash drive to begin installing the macOS Mojave.