Delete MacOS software update files

Last Updated on May 14, 2020 by Next Century

Even though iTunes does not exist as its own app in macOS Catalina, you can still find the Software Update file you want to delete in the iTunes folder in Library, just like you did in previous versions of macOS.

Follow this guide to delete the Software Update files from your macOS:

  • Go to Finder

  • Click Go in the Menu bar

  • Hold down the Option key

  • Click Library, which should appear when you hold down Option

  • Open the iTunes folder

  • Open the iPhone Software Updates folder

  • Drag the iOS update file to the trash, it’s name should end in Restore.ipsw

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