Tails does not work on Mac models that use the Apple M1 chip.

The keyboard, trackpad, and Touch Bar might not work on recent MacBook Pro models. You can use an external keyboard and mouse instead. (#13576)

Install from another Tails

If you know someone you trust who uses Tails already, then you can install your Tails by cloning from their Tails.

You need:

  • 1 other Tails (USB stick or DVD)
  • 1 USB stick (at least 8 GB)
  • ½ hour to install
Install from another Tails

Download and install

You need:

  • 1 USB stick (at least 8 GB)
  • 1 hour to download Tails ( 1.2 GB )
  • ½ hour to install
Install from macOS