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How to Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

How to Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra

Hello, welcome to another article, in this article I will show you how to install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra VM Tools is a tool that fixes screen resolution on VMware on Windows. If you Have tried How to install macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows 10 and How to install macOS High Sierra on VirtualBox on Windows 10 you might be faced this problem on macOS High Sierra. You have seen the issues or problem that you are not able to use the complete screen mode of macOS High Sierra on VMware on Windows. But don’t worry in here I will show to fix this problem.

What is VMware Tool?

VMware tool is a suite of utilities that you install on the operating system on VMware Workstation, VM tool is a source of performance on Virtual machine and makes the possibility of features on an operating system on VMware Workstation. For Example, allows your operating system to have a better performance on VMware Workstation, Copying, and pasting text, graphics, the files between Virtual machine and host client desktop, improvement of mouse performance, automatic guest operating system operations.

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Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra

Before going to install VM tools on macOS High Sierra, you need to download VMware Workstation on your computer and complete the process of installation. After that, have a clean installation of macOS High Sierra on VMware Workstation, and after that, the installation is completely done therefore you need to install VM tool on macOS High Sierra. I hope that you should focus on the article to not face any kind of issues or problem on it.

Step #1. Now you will start macOS High Sierra on VMware to install VM tool.

Run MacOS High Sierra
Run macOS High Sierra

Step #2. After that, you run the macOS High Sierra in this step, enter the password of your given username.

Enter User password
Enter User password

Step #3. While you are signed in to macOS High Sierra, therefore, go to header task-bar click on VM and scroll down and select Install Vmware Tools.

install VM tools
install VM tools

Step #4. After that you clicked on Install VMware tools, in this step, the VMware tools will appear on the desktop of macOS High Sierra therefore Right click>select Open.

Open VMware tools
Open VMware tools

VMware Tools

Step #5. After that, you clicked on Open, in here the screen of VMware Tools will appear just Right-click on Install VMware Tools and select Open.

VMware tools
VMware tools

Step #6. In the introduction of VMware Tools, you will be guided through the steps necessary to install this software. So, you need to click on the Continue button.

Introduction
Introduction

Step #7. After that, you clicked on Continue directly the VMware tools will jump the Destination to installation. due to that, you need to install and select Continue installation.

Installation
Installation

Step #8. After installation, the second step of installation you should give the permission installer is trying to install new software. Therefore, you need to enter the Password and click on the Install Software button.

permission installer is trying to install new software on MacOS High Sierra
permission installer is trying to install new software on macOS High Sierra

Step #9. After you select to install the software in here just for some minutes to complete installation of VMware tools and registry updates components.

Installation process
Installation process

Step #10. in installation summary you will be notified that the installation was successful, therefore, Click Restart to finish installing the software.

Installation summary
Installation summary

System Preferences of macOS High Sierra

Step #11. While you are successfully installed the VMware tools on macOS High Sierra, you need to do some more important settings on macOS High Sierra on VMware Workstation. Therefore, on the footer menu select System Preferences and navigate to Security & Privacy and go furthermore.

System preferences
System preferences

Step #12. After that, you will face the full details Security & Privacy furthermore click Allow, it will allow you to System software from developer “VMware, Inc.” was blocked from loading.

Allow system developer
Allow system developer

Step #13. In this step, click on the Lock icon and it will automatically open the system preferences is trying to unlock security & privacy preferences. above all, you need to enter the Password of User Name and click on Unlock.

System is trying to unlock
The system is trying to unlock

Step #14. In this step, you will see the developer mode is enabled you can install every kind of software on macOS High Sierra.

Unlocked
Unlocked

Reinstall VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra to fix screen resolution

After that, you have done with the all settings and installation of VM tools on macOS High Sierra, therefore, go to VM and select Reinstall VM and restart macOS High Sierra. After that, again run macOS High Sierra go to VM and select Install VMware Tools, furthermore you need to complete the installation process once again because you will not face any kind of problem in future on macOS High Sierra on VMware Workstation. Rather than, check the full-screen mode on VMware Workstation. If you are not able to install VM tools you can watch the below video.

MacOS High Sierra full screen
macOS High Sierra fullscreen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-TEYAH4bOA&t=1s

Conclusion

Now you are done with the installation of VMware tools, and that’s all about How to install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra, The easiest method of installation if you faced any issues of error feel free and comment in below comment box, and don’t forget to give us feedback.

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