The High Sierra 10.13.5 update is the fifth major update for macOS High Sierra. This update adds support for Messages in iCloud, which lets you store messages with their attachments in iCloud and free up space on your Mac. Also added is a number of undocumented fixes, improvements, security enhancements to macOS. This is a minor and smooth update and shouldn’t require any changes to the EFI.
Download High Sierra 10.13.5
High Sierra 10.13.5 can be downloaded from the App Store or updated from an earlier version on the update page. 10.13.5 or on Apple.com’s support page. If you would like to download a full version of 10.13.5 instead using the update tab in the App Store you will need to first delete Install macOS High Sierra from Applications folder if it exists. Here’s the links:
10.13.5 Update Quick Notes:
Hackintosh 10.13.5 Install Overview
This update is not automatic, when the computer reboots after installing in the app store you will have to select: Install macOS from “drive_name” to complete the update in Clover EFI Bootloader. I actually had to select Install macOS From… twice in Clover EFI Bootloader as the first time it rebooted before completion, while the second time it finished the install. There may be up to 4 restarts to finish the update. For Ryzen users a fresh install of 10.13.4 is required as the update feature does not work for non-Intel processors. If you end of getting the macOS cannot be installed error. See the updated [Guide] macOS could not be installed
- Initial testing has shown graphical issues with certain Nvidia and AMD graphic cards so it may be best to stay with 10.13.4 for now.
- If updating to macOS 10.13.5 from a version earlier than High Sierra 10.13.4, you will need the new USB Port Limit Patch introduced in 10.13.4 to be get past the USB port number restriction.
Hackintosh Nvidia 10.13.5 Web Drivers
If you have trouble installing either Web Driver try installing the Web Driver through a script or
Update Kexts for 10.13.5:
I recommend updating all your kexts especially Lilu.kext to the latest version:
Apple File System Users
Those already using an HFS+ drive don’t need to worry about theirs being converted to APFS on update.
if you have an APFS formatted drive, make sure you are using the latest version of apfs.efi unzip the download below and stick it in EFI/Clover/Drivers64UEFI/
- Download – APFS_10.13.5.zip
If you are updating from a version of macOS earlier than High Sierra 10.13.0 follow one of these guides before updating to the latest version:
- Updating your Hackintosh to High Sierra 10.13
- Guide to fresh installing macOS High Sierra on a Hackintosh (10.13 Update)