How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

In this article, I’m going to show you how to install VMware tools on macOS High Sierra to fix screen resolution and other problems. If you have tried to install macOS High Sierra or the old version of Mac Operating System on your Windows PC via VMware or VirtualBox. You have seen this issue that you can’t use the operating system in a full-screen mode. So you need to install VMware tools to prevent this problem.

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Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

I’m not going to waste your time so just want to start the process. Make sure, you guys read the article deeply to prevent any problem. If you again faced any issue, just put a comment down below this post. We will answer it as soon as possible.

Step #1. Download the patch tool for macOS High Sierra.

Note: The VM Tool iso file is in the Tools folder in Patch tool.

Step #2. First, you need to power on the macOS High Sierra VM that you want to install VMware tools on it. Now, Right Click on macOS High Sierra tab then click on Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Settings.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

VirtualBox Settings

Step #3. Browse for the VMware Tools you downloaded in step #1. Navigate to Tools>Patch Tool and choose VMware Tools.iso.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Browse VMware Tools

Step #4. Once you have chosen the VMware tools.iso then click OK.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Choose VMware Tools

Step #5. The VMware tools will automatically appear on your desktop. You have to click on Install VMware tools.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Click Install VMware Tools

Step #6. On the welcome to VMware tools Installer page, click Continue.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Welcome to the VMware Tools Installer

Step #7. Click on Install button to continue.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Standard Install

Step #8. Now, you will see a warning message and don’t worry about that just click Continue Installation.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Install VMware Tools

Step #9. Type your username plus password and click Install Software.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Enter your Username and Password

Step #10. Once the installation is successfully done click Restart.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

The Installation is Completed Successfully

Step #11. Just Set back and relax. Here it’s finished.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Restart your Virtual Machine

VMware Tools Did not work out and Screen Resolution is not Fixed

If the screen resolution is not fixed and you have the same problem. Just follow up the below steps. When the VMware tools did work for you. You might see the error below in the shot.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

System Extension is Blocked

Step #1. Open up System Preferences and click on Security & Privacy.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

System Preferences

Step #2. The VMware tools are blocked by the system developer. From the General section click Allow button to continue the process.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

macOS High Sierra Security & Privacy

Step #3. Now, you have to Restart your machine.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Restart Virtual Machine

Step #4. Once you restarted your machine enter your username and password click Enter.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Enter Username and Password

Summary

To fix screen resolution on macOS High Sierra on VMware what you need to install VMware Tools. To install VMware tools, just download VMware tools and browse it to your macOS High Sierra virtual machine. VMware tools appear on your desktop and click on Install VMware tools. Click Continue for a couple of times and restart your machine. That’s all how you can install VMware tools on macOS High Sierra to fix screen resolution and graphics issues. If you have any other question feel to hit a comment down below this post.

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

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