This guide will help you how can you install java on Mac OS X. Just follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Download Installer from the Official Website
First of all you need to download Installer from Oracle website click here https://java.com/download. Once you open this webpage then click/tap “Free Java Download” button.
Now you’ll be prompted to read the users license agreement. Then click/ tap “Agree and start free download” if you agree with user agreement.
If you’re using Safari browser then installer will automatically be downloaded and saved in your download folder. But for other browsers, you may be asked to manually set the download destination of installer (depending upon your browser configuration).
Now open your download folder to open and unpack the installer file that you just downloaded.
Step 2: Unpack the Installer and Permit it to Run
It will be a .dmg installer file that you just downloaded. Double click or tap this file in order to open its contents (make sure this is the original installer file that you downloaded).
After unpacking, double click/tap the installer file in order to run it. You’ll be asked for you permission if you want this file to run in your system.
Now again look at the file name if it is original file then allow it to run by clicking or tapping “Open” button.
Installer program need to save and modify files in your system. You have to grant this permission by providing your name and password.
Step 3: Complete the Process to Install Java on Mac OS X
Now click/tap “Next” button to proceed with the java installation process. Now installer will install java in your computer. Just wait for completion of installation!
After completion of installation you’ll be asked to click/tap “close” button. Now it will open your browser in order to verify the java installation.
If your default browser is google chrome then you have to change it in order to verify java installation because chrome no longer java because of some security issues. Firefox and safari can be used for this verification.
Java will open a webpage in your browser. Click or tap “Verify Java Version” button in order to confirm the java installation.
Now you’ll be prompted again to allow java plugin to run. Click/tap “trust” button if you want so.
Java will ask you again if you this application to run. Here you need to check that this was the actual program you downloaded. Check the publisher name carefully and click/tap “Run” button.
Congratulations! You’ve successfully installed and enabled java in your computer.
Java is configured to automatically check for updates and it will install update whenever and updated version is available. Updating java is important for your computer security because old version can cause security risks.