macOS Sonoma simplifies Mac restoration in DFU mode.

macOS Sonoma simplifies Mac restoration in DFU mode.

Apple’s macOS Sonoma Update Makes Restoring Macs Easier

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With the upcoming macOS Sonoma update this fall, Apple is set to simplify the process of reviving or restoring a Mac that is stuck in DFU mode. This exciting new software will allow users to initiate a Mac-to-Mac restoration process directly from the Finder app, eliminating the need for a second Mac with the Apple Configurator app installed.

In previous versions of macOS, reviving or restoring a Mac required the use of the Apple Configurator app on a second Mac. However, with the macOS Sonoma update, Apple Configurator will no longer be a necessity. This change will be a welcomed improvement for Mac users faced with the task of resurrecting their unresponsive devices.

Restoring or reviving a Mac using Finder in macOS Sonoma will essentially follow the same process as using Configurator. The only difference is the elimination of the need for additional software. To begin the restoration process, both Macs will still need to be connected to each other via a USB-C cable. Once the connection is established, users can follow the familiar steps to restore their Mac back to a functional state.

DFU mode, short for Device Firmware Update mode, is a state in which a Mac becomes unresponsive due to a power failure during a macOS update or upgrade. This situation often requires the assistance of a second Mac to bring the affected Mac back to life. In the past, this meant relying on the Apple Configurator app, but soon users will be able to perform a restore with just the Finder app in macOS Sonoma.

It’s important to note that both Macs involved in the restoration process will need to have macOS Sonoma installed. This requirement ensures compatibility between the two devices and guarantees a smooth restoration experience.

As of now, macOS Sonoma is still in beta testing, but its official launch is expected in the next month or two. This update promises to be a game-changer for Mac users, providing a simpler and more convenient way to revive and restore their devices. Apple’s commitment to improving user experience shines through in this update, as they streamline the process and remove unnecessary roadblocks for Mac owners.

So, if you ever find yourself in a situation where your Mac is stuck in DFU mode, don’t worry! The macOS Sonoma update will soon be here to save the day, allowing you to easily bring your Mac back to life with just the Finder app. Stay tuned for more updates on the official release of macOS Sonoma and get ready to experience the future of Mac restoration.