Updating Software Using Jamf Self Service

This document shows the steps required to update software on a Mac using Jamf Self Service.
  • Open Jamf Self Service
    • You should find this application in your dock. If not, click on the Finder icon in the dock and then press Command-Shift-A to open your applications folder and locate Jamf Self Service.

  • Ensure that the Notifications section is selected in the tab bar on the left.
  • Applications with available software updates will be shown here.
  • Click the Update button to the right of any listed application.

  • If multiple updates are available, you may click the Update All button at the top right-hand corner of the window.

      • Some installations can take a long time and will cause issues if interrupted.
      • If using a laptop, ensure the power adapter is plugged in.
      • Do not restart or put your computer to sleep until the installation has finished.
  • The item will be removed from the Notifications section when the installation is complete.
If you have any issues with the installation, please contact the Tech Service Desk at 217-353-3333.


Tech Service Desk

Room A184, 217-353-3333

Fall/Spring: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-Th. / 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fridays

Summer: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. M-Th

Submit an IT Help Ticket via services.parkland.edu

KeywordsJamf, Mac, MacOS, Update, Install, Software, Apple, iMac, MacBook updates installs application applications   Doc ID98753
OwnerCaleb M.GroupParkland College
Created2020-03-12 11:33:00Updated2023-11-06 18:18:28
SitesParkland College
Feedback  0   0