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Question: The requested version of macOS is not available catalina

I tried both App Store and through System Preferences... same result: Catalina update cannot be found.

I am running MacOS Mojave on a 2016 MacBook Pro



MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

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Oct 16, 2019 6:12 AM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

I struggled with this for a few days and found the solution.


Put the device in to internet recovery. First, shutdown the computer and immediately after pressing the power button to turn it back on, press and hold Option + Command + R keys until you see a spinning globe. This will install Catalina over your Mojave, retaining all of your data and apps.


You can also use this article as your reference with regards to this --> How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery.


Simples.


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Oct 14, 2019 6:09 AM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

I have the same issue. iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2015). 921GB of disk space free.


Software update shows a red '1' but when checking for an update it says 'Your Mac is up to date - macOS Mojave 10.14.6 (18G103)'.


App Store tries to find update but returns the message: 'The requested version of MacOS is not available.'


Have already updated a 2014 iMac and 2012 MacBook Air without issues.

Oct 14, 2019 6:09 AM

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Oct 14, 2019 7:23 AM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

The same problem with me on a mac book pro early 2015. I installed successfuly on a late 2013 iMac. On mac book pro says that my system is up to date Mojave 10.14.6 (system preferences- software update) and on App Store , when to get mac os Catalina after few secs it say the requested version is not available!

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Oct 16, 2019 6:12 AM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

I struggled with this for a few days and found the solution.


Put the device in to internet recovery. First, shutdown the computer and immediately after pressing the power button to turn it back on, press and hold Option + Command + R keys until you see a spinning globe. This will install Catalina over your Mojave, retaining all of your data and apps.


You can also use this article as your reference with regards to this --> How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery.


Simples.


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Oct 17, 2019 10:40 PM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

So, you're saying that when you type "Catalina" in the search block of the App Store app, you don't see this:

Software Update is for Updates, not Upgrades. There are no new updates for Mojave, 10.14.6 was the last update.


Upgrades to a new MacOS have to be downloaded from the App Store App.


You can also get it by using the Apple web site: macOS Catalina - Apple


Oct 17, 2019 10:40 PM

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Oct 17, 2019 10:38 PM in response to Lanny In response to Lanny

No, I don t see that. Is Get... And now, from my Mac book pro, if I want to download the Catalina from App Store, il let me doing this. In the past, when I wanted to make the update to Catalina, it showed the requested version of macOs is not available. Just make a bootable installer with install Disk Creator, make a clean install and I say that you will solve the problem.

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Oct 19, 2019 12:18 PM in response to TLSFO In response to TLSFO

Hey,

Same problem for me, and I cannot Update to the release one.

I would like update my mac but no as a Clean Installation. I would like to get it as usual, just updating from macOS Mojave. Of course no to Beta version.

Does anyone solve it as I mentioned?

Thanks a lot

Oct 19, 2019 12:18 PM

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