Upgrading to Yosemite but keep Mavericks

Discussion in 'OS X Yosemite (10.10)' started by krawfo, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. krawfo macrumors regular

    May 4, 2011
    I have a mid-2011 iMac with an SSD running Mavericks and I want to upgrade to Yosemite. Is there a way to keep my Mavericks install and revert back to it if I want?
  2. tywebb13 macrumors 68020

    Apr 21, 2012
    Do a time machine backup. You may restore the mavericks backup later if need be.

    Also consider dual booting.

    I dual boot mavericks and yosemite beta on a 2014 rmbp and it works pretty good.
  3. krawfo thread starter macrumors regular

    May 4, 2011
    Thanks for the reply Ty. I think I'll try it on a flash drive first.

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