See this step-by-step guide to install macOS Sierra Hackintosh on PC running on Windows or Linux operating system. As you must have heard by now that Apple has released its latest OS for MACs, the macOS Sierra for all compatible iMacs and MacBooks. If you are a PC users and wish to try Apple’s Mac OS on your device, there’s a way of doing so as we are going to explain it in the tutorial below. No PC user should miss out on the best macOS Sierra features, therefore, using the instructions in this guide you’ll be able to run macOS Sierra on PC as if you’re using a MAC desktop or laptop.
For the purpose of installing macOS Sierra on any non-MAC computer, you’ll be needing MultiBeast and UniBeast tools. Both These tools have been updated to support the macOS Sierra 10.12 or above installation on any Windows PC powered by Intel architecture. Anyone looking to get macOS Sierra on their computer to try its amazing new features, see the guide below to learn how you can port macOS Sierra on any PC other than MAC provided your PC meets certain conditions mentioned below. By the end of this guide, your PC desktop or laptop will be able to run macOS Sierra using macOS Sierra Hackintosh.
To perform some steps you’ll need access to MAC (borrow MAC from friend or relative for a few minutes, if you’re a PC users).
On MAC, download the macOS Sierra installer from the MAC app store as you’ll be needing it for preparing the UniBeast USB Drive.
This method works only on those PCs that are powered by Intel processors, otherwise you won’t be able to install macOS Sierra hackintosh on PC.
Backup PC data on an external drive or secondary device. This way you’ll be able to restore a working version in case anything goes wrong during the setup process.
A USB flash drive with a minimum of 16GB of free storage. Backup USB data as the process will remove anything currently installed on USB flash drive.
Now, let start the step-by-step process of installing macOS Sierra hackintosh for PC.
How To Install macOS Sierra Hackintosh for PC
1 – On a MAC, launch the Mac App Store app and search the latest macOS Sierra version for downloading it. For this, you’ll need a valid Apple ID and login details and download the installer file for free. Or you can download latest macOS Sierra 10.12.1 for MAC.
3 – Connect USB flash drive to MAC and launch the Disk Utility app. Make sure the USB drive is selected on the left pane of Disk Utility interface when launching the app.
4 – Format the USB flash drive: Select USB drive, click the Erase button on the toolbar and rename USB drive, you can give it any name you like. In the Format field, select the OS X Extended (Journal). And in the Scheme field, select the GUID Partition Map. Now hit the Erase button and then Done button to exit the Disk Utility interface.
5 – Launch the UniBeast tool and hit Continue and keep on hitting Continue button until you are prompted to Select a Destination. Select the USB drive that you formatted in the previous step and hit the Continue button.
Important Note: When you run UniBeast tool for the first time, it searches for the downloaded macOS Sierra Installer file in the default Application folder. If it fails to locate the file, an error message will show up. Therefore, make sure when you download the macOS Sierra installer file from Mac App Store, the macOS Sierra.app file is placed in the Application folder. Do not change the name of the file.
6 – Choose the Sierra option when asked to Select OS Installation screen and hit Continue.
7 – On the Bootloader Configuration screen in UniBeast tool, choose UEFI Boot Mode or Legacy Boot Mode and hit the Continue button.
8 – Next, Graphics Configuration screen is optional. Here you can choose the graphics settings that look best on the system onto which you’re installing macOS Sierra.
9 – Now, to begin UniBeast installation process, enter your MAC’s password and then click the Install button.
10 – Wait for Unibeast to complete the process of creating the bootable macOS Sierra installation driver for hackintosh. This could take several minute so be patient.
11 – From the link given in step-2 above, download the MultiBeast tool for macOS Sierra. Move the downloaded MultiBeast file onto the USB drive.
12 – Now, its time to actually install macOS Sierra onto a Intel processor based PC. To do so, connect the UniBeast USB drive that you created above to your PC. To enter the ‘System Boot Menu’ when booting, hit the Hotkey, and then choose the source disk to boot from. The Key that you are required to press could be different on different PCs, but it should be anyone of F8, F10, F11 or F12 keys to gain access.
13 – Once into the boot menu, make sure USB is select as the drive from where to boot the system.
14 – When in the Clover Boot screen, choose Boot Mac OS X from USB. Name doesn’t matter in this interface, so you can move forward even if the Mac OS X is selected as the name instead of macOS Sierra.
15 – Now you’ll see a macOS Sierra Installer screen. In case of a new installation of macOS Sierra, format the main hard driver on which you are going to install the system files of macOS Sierra. To do so, head to Utilities > Disk Utility from the menu bar located on the top of the screen. In the left pane, select the target hard drive and click the Erase button.
16 – From hereon, just follow the on-screen macOS Sierra setup instructions as prompted.
17 – Once the installation is complete on your PC, it will restart the system. During booting, press the hotkey on the keyboard to enter the boot menu.
18 – Now, select the USB and then select Sierra to give the finishing touches to the macOS Sierra setup process on PC.
19 – After the macOS Sierra installation, on the main desktop screen, launch the MultiBeast tool to install the required drivers for audio, video, networking, graphics, touchpad and more on your PC.
10 – That’s all. You have managed to install macOS Sierra hackintosh on PC.
All that’s now needed is to make sure the required drivers are installed on Intel-based hackintosh PC, you can install drivers using the MultiBeast tool.
If you have been facing issues during the installation process, send your comments below.