CN - Mac - Known Issues in Monterey


  • Is macOS Monterey recommended for OSU computers?
  • Should I upgrade to Monterey?


  • Employee or Student Employee
  • OSU-owned computer


Monterey was released as a public beta in July 2021. As a beta, it is not intended for day-to-day use and may have reliability or compatibility issues.

For a list of Mac models that support Monterey, see:

Before you upgrade, make sure you backup your Mac.

Known Issues with macOS Monterey:

  • MacOS Monterey is in beta.
  • No support for Intel CPUs based on Broadwell and Haswell architectures, and no support for Nvidia GPUs.

Tested Software That Does Work with Big Sur:

  • To be determined.


  • Monterey announcement:
  • Improvements to FaceTime.
  • Safari updates.
  • "Focus" feature to customize notifications.
  • "Universal Control" to control multiple devices - such as an iPad and Mac - with the same mouse and keyboard.


Article ID: 133011
Tue 7/6/21 8:45 AM
Tue 7/6/21 8:55 AM