In this article, I am going to show you how to install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC using UniBeast. Our previous articles were, how to install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC, VirtualBox, How to Dual Boot Mac OS X El Capitan with Windows 10. Check below for this related articles about Mac OS X. Now if you’re interested in Mac OS X El Capitan great features, and want to install it on your PC then you’re in the right place but if you’re not interested, so check this article then your idea may be changed, What’s New in OS X El Capitan 10.11.2?
OS X El Capitan (10.11) is the latest Operation System for Macbooks and iMac. Which gives you simpler, smarter ways to do the things you do most with your Mac. Like working in multiple apps at the same time using Split View. So due to this great OS from apple, many people want to work and feel the OS X Power, and If you also wish to but can’t buy a Macbook or iMac, then you can install Mac OS X El Capitan on your PC. So follow this article step by step and install Mac OS X El Capitan on PC using UniBeast.
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Step #1. Download OS X El Capitan
The full operating system is free to download for anyone who has purchased Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, or Mountain Lion or has a Mac preloaded with OS X Mavericks or Yosemite. So download the OS X from the Mac App Store using your Apple ID on any Mac or functional computer running Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later. No matter if that is virtual or physical.
1. Go to Mac App Store.
2. Log in with your Apple ID.
3. Download OS X El Capitan.
The install OS X El Capitan application will appear in /Applications.
Step #2. Create Bootable USB Installer for Mac Using UniBeast
In this step, you have to create a bootable USB installer for Mac using UniBeast. This step will help you to Boot with the USB installer and create a partition for mac and finally installs the Mac from the USB Installer to OS X Extended (Journaled) partition. It’s a bit long, so due to this, we have managed another article for it check the article and follow step by step the article to bootable create USB Installer. Check out the link below for that article.
Step #3. Setup your motherboard’s BIOS or UEFI
Now after downloading Mac OS X El Capitan and creating bootable USB installer for Mac. Then here you will need to setup parts of your motherboard’s BIOS or UEFI. This step will let and make the USB installer to Boot into Clover Menu.
#1. Press the boot Menu Button from your keyboard(F12, F10, F8, F2) depending on your System, if you can’t find then do a google search, and Choose BIOS Setup from the menu.
#2. Now from Bios Set The SATA Controller Mode to (AHCI).
#3. Then Go to Boot Label and Set the Boot Mode to (Legacy Support) and Set the Boot Priority to (UEFI First)
Note: This works great on Lenovo based Computer. And this may not work for any other systems. So due to this, we highly recommend you to do the below guides for your system.
- Load Optimized Defaults
- Set The SATA Controller Mode to AHCI
- Set the Boot Priority to UEFI
- Set OS Type to Other OS
- If your CPU supports VT-d, disable it
- If your system has CFG-Lock, disable it
- If your system has Secure Boot Mode, disable it
- If you have a 6 series or x58 system with AWARD BIOS, disable USB 3.0
- Save and exit.
- If your system didn’t boot automatically, then go to Boot Manager and select the Bootable USB Installer that you create in step 2, Manually.
Step #4. Boot into UniBeast
After you get into Clover Menu then if your system has full intel supported then select the Bootable USB Installer. But if that didn’t work, then you need to enter boot flag for your system, in order to boot into UniBeast.
#1. So do this firstly navigate to the (options) with arrow buttons keys.
#2. From the list select (Boot Args: dart=0) and enter your boot flag. My system is Lenovo Z50-70, so (nv_disbale=1) is the boot flag for my system, in order to boot in. Then select return and hit enter.
#3. Now from Clover boot menu, select the bootable USB Installer (External) and hit enter.
Step #5. Choose Your Language for Mac OS X El Capitan
#1. Now after Booting successfully with the boot flag. So USB installer should take you to choose Language page, then Select your Language for El Capitan and click on the Arrow button to go forward.
#2. Now click Continue > Agree (Terms of the Software License Agreement).
Step #6. Create Partition For El Capitan with Disk Utility
#1. So after you have chosen your language, then you should partition a disk for OS X El Capitan. This step will help you to install OS X El Capitan from the USB installer to the disk. So here to partition a Disk for El Capitan. So Now click on Utilities > Disk Utility.
#2. Now select a free empty partition or create a new partition and go to Erase section. Type your Disk Name for El Capitan, then select the format type to “OS X Extended (Journaled)” and click on Erase button.
Step #7. Install OS X El Capitan on Created Partition in Step 6
#1. Choose the Partition that you created in Step 6 and click on Continue.
#2. Now, wait for the USB Installer to install OS X El Capitan on the disk partition that you created in step 6, and it will automatically restart after 10 Seconds, or you can do it manually.
Step #8. Perform a clean installation and Setup Your Mac OS X El Capitan on PC
So after your PC restarted then this time boot from the partitioned disk that you created in step 6, not from the USB installer. And after booting from the disk then here you will need to perform a clean installation and setup your Mac OS X El Capitan.
#1. Choose your country and click continue.
#2. Choose a keyboard Layout and click continue.
#3. Now select your method to transfer information to this mac and click continue.
#4. Enable location services and click continue.
#5. Sign in with your apple id and click continue. If you don’t have one, then create an Apple ID by this article or choose Don’t sign in.
#6. Agree to the Terms and conditions.
#7. Fill out the Full name, Account name, Password, Hint and check the box of Set time zone based on Current location. Then finally click Continue to create your user account for Mac OS X El Capitan, that installed on your PC.
#8. Select the options for Diagnostics & usage.
#9. Wait a little while to Setting Up Your Mac.
After performing a clean installation and Set upping your Mac OS X El Capitan on PC using UniBeast then you should see your final result.
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Unibeast starts writing files then after about 5 minutes Unibeast greys out and I get a message that OS X B are System needs to be deleted from the usb installer but i cannot find a way to do this, can you help please
Hi your guide is very easy to understand ,neat and clean.I installed Mac OS EI Capitan on Lenovo G500 using your guide please help me about the post installation like WiFi audio driver etc please help me thanks
Welcome, Now you need a post installation. Follow this guide: https://www.wikigain.com/install-fix-macos-sierra-bootloader-ethernet-audio-problem-post-installation-of-hackintosh/
Hi, I find it hard to use this guide as I do not have unibeast to install with, so I followed the article and created the bootable usb using transmac on my windows pc and did the following in my Asus Bios-> disabled secure boot, put uefi usb as top priority, enabled legacy support, disabled vt-d, set sata to hard disk only(didnt see achi setting). After doing all this and entering boot manager to manually select my usb (sandisk cruzer switcher) which was formatted using the transmac software in your other article. Please help.
Hello Dear John
If you have access to a Macintosh or mac OS on Vmware or VirtualBox, then I recommend you to use this guide. Because it’s much Featured then Transmac way.
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Hello Dear Jonathon
We ‘re happy that you found this article helpful.