Are you in a situation where you Mac OS is corrupted and need to be reinstalled? Generally, most of them are unaware about the mac partition recovery. Here this guide which will help you to restore your Mac OS from the Mac recovery partition. Before reinstalling the operating system, remember to take backup of your important files on external storage devices or cloud storage. The process will lead to permanent deletion of data from your Mac unit. So its mandatory to take back up of your important files.
The below mentioned steps are easy to execute without the help of any third party software.
Steps to restore using MAC Recovery Partition
Step 1 – Hold on the command key and R key together, then switch on your mac.
Step 2 – Keep holding the keys (Control + R) until your Mac unit shows the apple logo on the screen. You can see the OS X utilities.
Step 3 – To erase the drive, select Disk Utility and press continue.
Step 4 – Select your drive, Click Erase tab, you will get a format option, select Erase button
Step 5 – A confirmation message will pop up and select Erase.
Step 6 – Then close the screen when the erase process gets completed and you can see the same OS X Utility window, please select Reinstall OS X and press continue.
Step 7 – You can see the install OS window, click on continue icon.
Step 8 – You will get a pop up message by informing you that for downloading and restoring your operating system, apple will verify your computer’s eligibility. Click on Continue button.
Step 9 – From the new window, it will show the terms of the software license agreement. Select the arrow icon above Agree. Select the Agree button while the next pop up verification message comes on the window.
Step 10 – Then on the next window, it will asks you to select the disk where you want to install the OS, please select your disk and click Install.
Step 11 – It will take few minutes to complete the installation of Mac OS. Once the installation is completed, you will be directed to new window to register and set up your Mac.
Step 12 – Select the location and click on continue, then select your keyboard layout and press continue.
Step 13 – On the next window, it will show the nearest Wi-Fi networks and connect it with your Wi-Fi network and click on continue.
Now your Mac’s operating system will gets re-installed using MAC recovery partition.
Things to remind
- Use backup of your important files from the computer before restoring mac computer.
- Don’t use unsecure third party applications to restore the mac computer.
- Use Time Machine Backup feature to take backup of your files.
- If you forgot to take backup of your important files before reinstalling operating system or if you loss the backup file, then you can use any mac partition recovery to restore it.