macOS 11.2 Update

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Today Apple released macOS 11.2 Update, the second major software update to macOS Big Sur. Update any supported system using the built-in Software Update functionality through the macOS System Preferences pane.

What we know about the 11.2 Update so far...
  • macOS Build 20D64
  • Updated audio, graphics drivers
  • Install macOS Big Sur App has been updated - If you downloaded macOS Big Sur 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 Big Sur App can be found in the Applications folder.
macOS Big Sur 11.2 Update 11.2 — Restart Required

macOS Big Sur 11.2 improves Bluetooth reliability and fixes the following issues:

  • External displays may show a black screen when connected to a Mac mini (M1, 2020) using an HDMI to DVI converter
  • Edits to Apple ProRAW photos in the Photos app may not save
  • iCloud Drive could turn off after disabling the iCloud Drive Desktop & Documents Folders option
  • System Preferences may not unlock when entering your administrator password
  • Globe key may not display the Emoji & Symbols pane when pressed
Some features may not be available for all regions, or on all Apple devices.
For more detailed information about this update, please visit:
For detailed information about the security content of this update, please visit:

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

macOS 11.1 Update
macOS 11.0 Big Sur is Now Available on the Mac App Store
Update Directly to macOS Big Sur
How to Create a macOS Big Sur Public Beta Installation USB
How to Prepare for Big Sur
macOS Big Sur Does NOT Boot with iMac14,2 System Definition
tonymacx86 Clover Theme (Updated for Big Sur)
Introducing the macOS Big Sur Critter!
Big Sur Desktop Support
Big Sur Desktop Guides
Big Sur Laptop Support
Big Sur Laptop Guides
Apple Announces "3rd Transition" for macOS: From Intel CPUs to Apple Silicon
macOS Big Sur Public Beta is Now Available
Apple Previews macOS 11.0 Big Sur - Available Fall 2020
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Please post help requests in the Big Sur Desktop Support Forum section (not in this thread).

Pre Update Notes
- This update may break some of your Big Sur functions. Make sure you backup first. :thumbup:

- Make sure you use the latest versions of the Lilu.kext, AppleALC.kext and WhateverGreen.kext.

Here's the step by step way to update:
:ch:Backup your current installation using Carbon Copy Cloner or SuperDuper;

:ch: Update to the latest Clover or OpenCore 0.6.5/0.6.6.
See the tonymacx86 Clover Builds (in Download menu) to update Clover. To update your OpenCore, see this guide. To convert from Clover to Open Core, see this guide.

:ch: (Oldie, but Goodie.) 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:

:ch: Download the Big Sur 11.2 Update from Apple's Mac App Store using System Preferences > Software Update, and run it - the updater will reboot upon completion.
Note: Update will reboot several times; each time Clover/OpenCore picks the correct boot partition. So, sit back and relax. The update takes 2 or 3 reboots and ~20-30 minutes to complete.​

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

Please post help requests in the Big Sur Desktop Support Forum section (not in this thread).
No problems on MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017)

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All excellent on Pro (13-inch, 2020, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)

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A few reboots and 100 Series system updated fine using Clover r5129:

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Also, Clover r5129 update is now confirmed allowing Recovery boot (.dmg):


:thumbup: :geek: :mrgreen:
No problems here OC 0.6.5

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