Apple macOS 14 Sonoma update, bugs, problems & issue tracker [Cont. updated]
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On this page, we are tracking the macOS 14 Sonoma update roll out as well as bugs and issues related to it. This tracker page went live when the macOS 14 Sonoma was unveiled, so we’ve tried to maintain it in a way that the latest info remains on top. If you have any suggestions regarding this tracker, please don’t hesitate to drop a comment at the bottom of this page.
This tracker is divided into the following parts:
- An update roll out section mentioning the relase of beta, stable, and incremental builds
- A tabular section containing info on bugs and issues users are facing with the builds
Apple macOS 14 Sonoma update rollout info
Before you jump on to the main info in this section, following are some helpful official resources (related to the release of this update) that may be of your help:
- macOS Sonoma 14 release notes
- Incremental updates release notes
- macOS Sonoma 14 release announcement
Note: The time of the update is mentioned in IST and is in 24-hour format. Also note, the text updates will show up in descending order with the latest coming at top.
[October 27, 2023; 17:00]: macOS 14.2 Sonoma developer beta 1 has been recently released.
[October 26, 2023; 18:26]: Apple has recently introduced the macOS Sonoma 14.1 stable update, which fixes issues with remote widgets, wallets and WidgetKit. It also brings some new features.
[October 11, 2023; 04:55]: macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta 3 available.
[October 05, 2023; 15:42]: macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta 2 released.
[September 28, 2023; 12:35]: macOS Sonoma 14.1 beta available.
[September 27, 2023; 14:43]: Stable version available.
[September 26, 2023; 11:43]: Second RC version released.
[August 31, 2023; 14:59]: Developer beta 7 released.
[August 25, 2023; 17:24]: Developer beta 6 available.
[August 10, 2023; 12:16]: Developer beta 5 released.
[August 1, 2023; 15:24]: Second public beta & revised developer beta available
[July 26, 2023; 16:22]: Developer beta 4 released.
[July 13, 2023; 16:59]: Public beta available.
[July 6, 2023; 13:02]: Developer beta 3 released.
[June 22, 2023; 15:35]: Developer beta 2 released.
[June 6, 2023; 11:24]: Developer beta available.
All info related to bugs & issues
|Affected Device/s||Bug/Issue description||Current Status||Workarounds|
|Beta||Mac||Some users getting MacOS Sonoma beta update without being in the ‘developer program’||Unacknowledged||Available|
|Beta 2||All||‘Google Chrome is sharing your screen’ bug||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||macOS 14 Sonoma making Mac devices slower||Unacknowledged||Available|
|Stable||All||macOS 14 Sonoma wallpaper keeps resetting to default or turns gray or black||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||macOS 14 Sonoma iPhone widgets not working or loading||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||External display refresh rate & connectivity issues||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||Unable to backup using Time Machine||Unacknowledged||Available|
|Stable||All||MS Word bullet point symbol not printing correctly||Unacknowledged||Available|
|Stable||All||Touch ID broken||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||Safari freezing, crashing or not functioning as expected||Unacknowledged|
|Stable||All||Finder not responding or lagging on macOS Sonoma||Unacknowledged||Available|
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