- This guide is written for macOS Big Sur, version 11.x or newer. If your computer cannot run macOS High Sierra version 10.13.x or newer, you will need to follow Apple's Boot Camp Help: Install Windows on your Mac.
- If you don't have access to the online guide via a different device, print a copy of the Boot Camp Installation & Setup Guide.
- Determine whether your computer can run Windows 10; refer to Apple's System requirements to install Windows on your Mac using Boot Camp.
- To determine if your Mac supports this feature, open Boot Camp Assistant (GoÂ > UtilitiesÂ > BootÂ CampÂ Assistant), and then click . If you see a "Create a Windows 10 or later install disk" checkbox, your Mac supports this feature.
- Windows 11 is not supported.
- Make sure your computer meets these requirements:
- At least 80 GB of free hard drive space
- You have either the keyboard and mouse (or trackpad) that came with your Mac, or a USB keyboard and mouse
- Obtain a USB flash drive (at least 16 GB).
- During installation, you will be prompted to enter an account name and password; this is for the administrator account, and should not be the one you generally use. You also will be prompted to enter your time zone.
- Ensure that the computer is plugged into a power source, as the entire process may take several hours.