Scroll To Top

How to Install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox?

Posted in Mac1 year ago • Written by Ghulam AbbasNo Comments

MacOS Sierra (version 10.12) is the thirteenth major release of MacOS (previously OS X), Apple Inc.’s desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers. The successor to OS X El Capitan, it is the first version of the operating system issued under the June 2016 rebranding as MacOS. Sierra is the first version of MacOS since OS X Mountain Lion, released in 2012, that does not run on all computers that the previous version supported. Developers have created workarounds to install MacOS Sierra on some Mac computers that are no longer officially supported. It has come with lots of new features. click here read more about MacOS sierra in Wikipedia. Also if you want to install on VMware click on given link:

How to install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on Vmware?


In order to install MacOS Sierra you have to download the files from given links:

  1. Winrar
  2. VirtualBox 5.1.8
  3. MacOS 10.12  Sierra VMDK image
  4. code

After downloading them, first, install Winrar. Then Install VirtualBox. After that extract MacOS Sierra VMDK file.

Creating Virtual Machine

Step #1. After Installing VirtualBox Launch it. and then click New, The Create new Virtual Machine Wizard will open.

Step #2. Give a Name For the Virtual Machine. Select the Operating System type Mac OS X, and for version select Mac OS X(64 Bit).

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Create new Virtual Machine

Step #3. Select memory Size. At least it should be 2 GB.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Memory Size


Step #4. In Hard Disk Section, select Use an existing Virtual Hard Disk File, when you select that, click browse and select the VMDK file.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Create VHD

Step #5. After that, you have created the Virtual Machine. Open the Virtual Machine Settings which you had created.

Step #6.  Leave the General tab and visit the system Tab, and uncheck the floppy disk.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

System Settings

Step #7. In system settings at processor increase your Processor to 2 Processor.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

System Settings Processor

Step #8. In Display tab, increase Video Memory to 128 MB. When you are done click ok.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Display Settings

Adding Code

After creating and applying settings for the Virtual Machine, it is time to add the code to the Virtual Machine.

Step #1. Go to file in Virtual Machine and select Exit.

Step #2. Open the code which you have already downloaded.

Step #3. You have to insert the virtual Machine Name instead of VM name by going to edit menu and select replace. and apply the settings like the screenshot.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Virtualbox Code

Step #4. When you replaced them. Open CMD as Administrator, and copy each code and paste that on CMD one by one and press enter.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Insert code in CMD

Installing Process:

After creating Virtual Machine and adding the code it is time to install MacOS Sierra 10.12.

Step #1. Launch VirtualBox and start the Virtual Machine.

Step #2. Wait for some seconds, the codes and Apple logo should disappear and you will be in the welcome screen. Select your Country and click continue.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox


Step #3. Select your Layout and click continue.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Select Your Keyboard

Step #4.  For transfer information to this Mac, select Don’t transfer any information now. Because we are installing MacOS Sierra not upgrading.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Transferring Files

Step #5. After that, you have to enable your Location services and click Continue.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Enable Location Services

Step #6. Now you are in authentication page. It is asking from you whether you have to be log in with Apple ID account or without.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Sign in with Apple ID Account

Note: If you want to sign with and an apple ID, you don’t have the account, click here to watch the video How to create Apple ID account without Credit Card?

Step #7. Now you must agree with the terms and conditions.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox


Step #8. Here you have to create your account for MacOS Sierra to log in.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Create your Account

Step #9. For Diagnostics and Usage click Agree. And now you are in the interface of MAC Sierra.

Install MacOS Sierra-VIrtualBox

Diagnostics Usage


It was all about, How to install MacOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox? I hope you have learned this article, I hope you will ask your questions, give us your suggestions, opinion about what articles we have to write. If you faced any problem tell us below by comment, Feel free to tell us. we’re waiting for your suggestion.Watch out the Video

Watch out the Video

TAGS: , ,

Leave A Response