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Today Apple released macOS 10.15.5 Update, a major software update to macOS Catalina. Update any supported system using the built-in Software Update functionality through the System Preferences pane or by using the standalone installer available from Apple.com.
What we know about the 10.15.5 Update so far...
  • macOS Build 19F96​
  • Updated Intel and AMD graphics drivers
  • Updated audio drivers- established users of Catalina with AppleALC or VoodooHDA should not need to update.
  • Install macOS Catalina App has been updated - If you downloaded macOS Catalina from the App Store prior to today, and you want to have the latest version on your backup installer USB, simply log into the Mac App Store and click Download. The updated Install macOS Catalina App can be found in the Applications folder.​
macOS Catalina 10.15.5 introduces battery health management in the Energy Saver settings for notebooks, an option to control automatic prominence of video tiles on Group FaceTime calls, and controls to fine-tune the built-in calibration of your Pro Display XDR. The update also improves the stability, reliability, and security of your Mac.

Battery Health Management
• Battery health management to help maximize battery lifespan for Mac notebooks​
• Energy Saver preference pane now displays battery condition and recommends if the battery needs to be serviced​
• Option to disable battery health management​
For more information, please visit https://support.apple.com/kb/HT211094
FaceTime Prominence Preference
• Option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls so video tiles do not change size when a participant speaks​
Calibration Fine-Tuning for Pro Display XDR
• Controls to fine-tune the built-in calibration of your Pro Display XDR by adjusting the white point and luminance for a precise match to your own display calibration target​
This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.
• Fixes an issue that may prevent Reminders from sending notifications for recurring reminders​
• Addresses an issue that may prevent password entry on the login screen​
• Fixes an issue where System Preferences would continue to show a notification badge even after installing an update​
• Resolves an issue where the built-in camera may not be detected when trying to use it after using a video conferencing app​
• Addresses an issue for Mac computers with the Apple T2 Security Chip where internal speakers may not appear as a sound output device in Sound preferences​
• Fixes a stability issue with uploading and downloading media files from iCloud Photo Library while your Mac is asleep​
• Resolves a stability issue when transferring large amounts of data to RAID volumes​
• Fixes an issue where the Reduce Motion Accessibility preference did not reduce the speed of animations in a FaceTime group call​

Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices. For more detailed information about this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210642 For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

Testing is now underway- this post will be updated. Good luck, and let us know how it goes! Report your results here.

Related:
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macOS 10.15.4 Update
macOS 10.15.3 Update
macOS 10.15.2 Update
macOS 10.15.1 Update
macOS 10.15.0 Supplemental Update
macOS 10.15 Catalina is Now Available on the Mac App Store
Update Directly to macOS Catalina
macOS 10.15 Catalina: How to Mount Root Partition Read/Write for Post-Installation
How to Create a macOS Catalina Public Beta Installation USB
tonymacx86 Clover Theme (Updated for Catalina)
Introducing the macOS Catalina Critter!
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Catalina Desktop Guides
Catalina Laptop Support
Catalina Laptop Guides
macOS Catalina Public Beta is Now Available
Apple Reveals macOS 10.15 Catalina - Available Fall 2019
 
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Please post help requests in the Catalina Desktop Support Forum section (not in this thread).


Pre Update Notes
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- This update may break some of your Catalina functions, like audio. Make sure you backup first. :thumbup:

- Make sure you use the latest versions of the Lilu.kext, AppleALC.kext and WhateverGreen.kext. They will be in the Downloads > Kexts area.

Here's the step by step way to update:
:ch:Backup your current installation using Carbon Copy Cloner (see the link above to CaseySJ's script) or SuperDuper;

:ch: Update to the latest Clover
See the tonymacx86 Clover Builds (in Download menu) to update Clover.

:ch: In February 2020, Apple "clamped down" on non Apple approved kexts. So, update Lilu, WhatEverGreen and AppleALC, placing them in your /EFI/.../Clover/kexts/other/. Remove these kexts from the /Library/Extensions/ folder.

See tonymacx86's thread:


References:
https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/technotes/tn2459/_index.html


:ch: If you are updating from 10.15.4, then you don't need to apply any new Port Limit Removal Patches. If you are updating from macOS before Catalina, apply any 10.15.0 Port Limit Removal Patches. Better yet, if you have created a SSDT-USB, then you're all set.

:ch: Download the Catalina 10.15.5 Update in Post #1 or the update from Apple's Mac App Store and run it - the updater will reboot upon completion.
Note: Update will reboot several times; each time Clover picks the correct boot partition. So, sit back and relax. The update takes 25-30 minutes to complete.

You do need to watch that you boot from the correct disk after each restart (The one with 'Install' in the title) as the system seems to default to anything but the right one.

:ch: Done! So far, another easy update! :thumbup:

Please post help requests in the Catalina Desktop Support Forum section (not in this thread).
 
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Anyone tried it yet? I'm taking the plunge right now, wish me luck!
 
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Tempted to make this the update where I finally switch to Open Core.
 
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Smooth as butter (updated the kexts and Clover to r5118, started the update, 10 minutes later, voila).
 

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Took ~18 minutes and 2 restarts here...

Screen Shot 2020-05-26 at 7.52.49 PM.png

Secondary system also updated without any drama...
Screen Shot 2020-05-26 at 8.22.08 PM.png

Laptop updated smoothly too...
Screen Shot 2020-05-26 at 9.20.27 PM.png
 
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Updated with no issues on Intel 100 Series:

GA-Z170X-UD5-TH - i5-6600K - GeForce GT 740
Screen Shot 2020-05-26 at 8.02.00 PM.png
 
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I just started update it too, stay with any update info bro
 
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