How To Boot Mac From USB?

Boot Mac From USB

How To Boot Mac From USB?

There are some essential reasons behind the necessity of booting a Mac from a USB drive. Sometimes updates can’t make mac Os run properly, so people want to install fresh macros in Ventura. Their main intention is to remove all viruses or system errors.

Necessary Actions Before Booting Mac

Some actions need to be done to check whether the USB is fully formatted.

Preparation and Formatting Of A USB Drive On Mac

Step 1. Open Finder and go to the “Applications” section on your Mac desktop

Step 2. In the Applications section, you will find the “Utilities” option, under which you have to click the “Disk Utility” option.

Step 3. In Disk Utility, select your USB drive and click the “Erase” option. 

Step 4. The next step will be renaming your USB drive and going to “APFS format” to make the drive ready for booting

Step 5. Start formatting and select “Done” when the bottoming is completed.

Make A Bootable USB Drive On The Mac Terminal 

It would help if you created a bootable USB with the terminal Mac at this stage. Once you connect these two parts by plugging in, follow the steps below to use the Terminal.

Step 1. Open Terminal First.

Step 2: Open the folder containing the recently downloaded Mac Os Ventura file.

Step 3. Right-click the “macOS package” and select “Show Package Contents.”

Step 4. It would help if you chose the Inside “createinstallmedia” file inside this package. 

Step 5. Completing the 4th step, again open the Terminal and type Sudo in the given white space. 

Step 6. After that, you must switch to the folder option to drag the “createinstallmedia” file to the Terminal to detect the file.

Step 7. Then you type “volume.”

Step 8. In the 8th stage, you must drag the Monetery file from your pc to the Mac terminal. 

Step 9. Press Enter/Return to give the password if the system asks.

Step 10. Press Y when the screen flashes the “Ready to start” prompt. 

Step 11. Wait to complete the booting process

This process will turn your normal UDB drive into a bootable disk. Also, as it is in APFS format, it is ready to boot your Mac once the machine gets restarted.

How to Boot Mac from USB Installer

Before booting your Mac, ensure you have backed up all important data. After that, you need to switch off the device for booting.

Step 1. After pressing the power button, you need to press the options button and hold it for a few seconds.

Step 2. One message will appear “Install macOS Ventura/Monterey” in the bootable options.

Step 3. Select “macOS Ventura”.

Now it’s time to decide if you want a fresh installation. For that, you have to select “Disk Utility.” So, you need to remove the primary downloaded booting files for a fresh one.


A new macOS installer will give you a seamless functional experience in many directions. If a program is not working on your phone, this fresh Ventura installation will instantly fix that problem.

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