Discontinuation Notice: We will no longer be updating this tracker with new information.

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:

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

Don’t forget to check our own macOS section of articles to know more about some of bugs & problems listed in this table. 
Affected Channel
or Platform
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

Featured image source: Apple

PiunikaWeb started as purely an investigative tech journalism website with main focus on ‘breaking’ or ‘exclusive’ news. In no time, our stories got picked up by the likes of Forbes, Foxnews, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Macrumors, and many others. Want to know more about us? Head here.

Aashish Singh
502 Posts

I developed a keen interest in technology ever since my school days. And writing about it keeps me closer to this fascinating world. When I’m not working you can catch me playing video games.

Next article View Article

Google Drive not letting users play videos, throws 'allowed playbacks has been exceeded' error

Google Drive users have been dealing with an issue for years where they get an 'allowed playbacks has been exceeded' error when trying to play videos. And Google has still...
Feb 20, 2024 2 Min Read