macOS Sierra and Later Not Listed in Mac App Store Purchased Tab, Updates Not Tied to Apple ID

Following the discharge of macOS Top Sierra, Mac customers have found out ^(https://forums.appmarsh.com/threads/sierra-re-download-how-now-high-sierra-is-just-released-its-impossible.2072140/) that Apple is now not checklist earlier running machine updates in a person’s Bought tab within the Mac App Retailer.

Neither macOS Sierra nor macOS Top Sierra display up within the Bought listing, suggesting the updates are now not tied to an Apple ID account. Earlier Mac tool updates had been connected to an Apple ID account and updating required an Apple ID and password, one thing which may be a trouble when a Mac modified possession.


An Apple beef up file ^(https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201272) on reinstalling apps confirms that the alternate to take away macOS Sierra and Top Sierra from the Bought tab used to be intentional.

“macOS Sierra or later does not seem within the Bought tab,” reads the file.

In relation to macOS Sierra, the alternate implies that there is no approach for Mac customers to obtain macOS Sierra must they wish to downgrade from Top Sierra for some reason why.

OS X El Capitan, OS X Yosemite, OS X Mavericks, and previous updates are all tied to a person account and indexed within the Mac App Retailer. Apple has additionally made a hyperlink to the OS X El Capitan replace to be had thru a beef up file ^(https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206886), however no an identical beef up file is to be had for macOS Sierra.

Similar Roundup: macOS Top Sierra ^(https://www.appmarsh.com/roundup/macos-10-13/)

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Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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