Download Sierra through CLI

Apple’s readded sierra to MAS

One of the changes that came with High Sierra’s release and affected fellow macadmins was the removal of Sierra from the app store.


For now, there’s a work around as Apple still has Sierra in the Software Update Catalogue

  1. Sign into the Mac App Store with an account that had Sierra
  2. Download Mas CLI
  3. Extract mac cli
  4. Drag mas into the Applications folder
  5. Open Terminal located in Applications -> Utilities
  6. type cd /Applications/
  7. type ./mas install 1127487414  This will download the installer Application
  8. Wait