Your Mac is unable to download the macOS Monterey update or fails to completely download the file.
Why did this happen?
- You network connection might be unstable.
- Your Mac might not be compatible with macOS Monterey.
- Your Mac might run out of disk space to install the upgrade.
What should I do next?
- Make sure you have a fast and stable Internet connection:
Network connection issues can cause download errors when updating your macOS. Perform a speed test or disconnect other devices connected to the network to improve the speed and stability of the download.
- Check if your Mac is compatible with macOS Monterey:
Listed below are devices that can run the new operating system:
- MacBook, early 2016 and later
- MacBook Air, early 2015 and later
- MacBook Pro, early 2015 and later
- Mac Pro, late 2013 and later
- Mac Mini, late 2014 and later
- iMac, late 2015 and later
- iMac Pro, 2017 and later
- Check if you have enough storage:
Your Mac needs to have at least 20 GB of free disk space to run macOS Monterey:
- Go to Apple menu > About this Mac.
- Click the Storage tab.
- Click Manage... to see detailed lists of what is taking up storage and where it is located on your Mac.
- Delete files or apps you do not need to free up some space.
- Empty the Trash.
You can use Trend Micro Cleaner One Pro to help clean up your storage.