Are not you ready to upgrade to MacOS Mojave yet? If so, you may want to disable and hide the message banner "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave", which often appears in earlier versions of Mac OS system software, as Apple pushes users to upgrade to the latest MacOS release.
avoids MacOS Mojave upgrade because you are waiting for a future software update because your current system works just as it is because something on Mac is not supported by Mojave, any other compatibility issue or other number of reasons, you'd like to know that you can stop the message "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" from appearing on a Mac.
While some Mac users can still click the "Do not Now" button or use perpetual Unrupt Mode to stop all notifications on Mac, which will hide "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" notification in that process along with all other messages , it is not a solution for all users. But not worrying, it turns out that you can hide the upgrade to MacOS Mojave notification just as concealing "Upgrade to MacOS High Sierra" alerts previously worked and it's an additional command that can disable the installation alert in Mac OS also.
How to Stop "Upgrading to MacOS Mojave" Alert Banners on Mac OS
You should back up your Mac before continuing, this involves changing a system file. If you do not back up Mac, it may lead to accidental outcomes, including data loss or other issues. Do not skip computer backup.
- From Finder in Mac OS, drag down the "Go" menu and select "Go to Folder"
- Enter the following path, and then click "Go"
/ Library / Bundles /
- Find the file "OSXNotification.bound" and hold down the Command key when you drag that file to another location like ~ / Desktop / or ~ / Documents /, this will move "OSXNotification.bound" – file, so you can restore MacOS upgrade notifications if desired
- Approve an admin login when prompted This is required because you are moving a system file
- The library / package / folder will no longer have the "OSXNotification.bound" file in that directory, proceed and close that directory in Finder
- Next start The Terminal application found in / Programs / Tools /, then a Following command is accurate:  softwareupd ate – signore macOSInstallerNotification_GM
- Hit Return / Enter to execute the command, this tells Mac OS software update to ignore MacOS Installer Notifications
- Terminal Termination as usual
That's what you should now be able to reject the message "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" and never see it again (unless you reverse all of course of course).
Note that you can also delete the file "OSXNotification.bundle" but it is not recommended because you will not be able to reverse this process and in the future you can change your mind and want to get the "Upgrade to MacOS (Name)" message again .
All-In-One Command to Disable "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" Alerts
If you are a knowledgeable command line user, you can also stricter the commands together so that this will move OSXNotification.bound to the user Documents folder, and then ignore Mac OS installation alerts:
sudo mv / Library / Bundles / OSXNotification.based ~ / Documents / && softwareupdate --ignore macOSInstallerNotification_GM
Because the command uses sudo, you must authenticate with admin / root to issue this command correctly. Keep in mind that the wrong command line syntax can lead to unexpected results, and it is therefore only useful for advanced users to use the command line.
Reverse Course to Recover "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" Alerts Again
If you decide that you will get the notifications to bug you to upgrade to macOS Mojave again, you must move "OSXNotification.bundle" Back to / Library / Bundler / and reset the list of ignored software updates by command line.
For the quick update, you can install Mac OS system software updates via Terminal using the command-line software update command tool, and as you can see here you can
It's worth point out that this is especially true for "Upgrade to MacOS Mojave" alert banners that users get if they actively run an older version of Mac OS system software such as El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, etc. If you're already on Mojave, you're not getting These alerts, and this is not the same as selecting Mojave beta updates if you're already on MacOS Mojave.
Thanks to MacHewie and Alex for the tips and "software updatedate -ignore" macOSInstallerNotification_GM "command!
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