Why wait days for a appointment at the Apple Store. We under stand how important your Mac is to you, and if something was to go wrong, you want to be back up and running again as soon as possible. We aim to get you back up and running again the very same day. No appointment necessary! Our walk-in retail repair workshop is open 6 days a week, and we have our own Apple certified Technicians.



open the Mac App Store you will find the latest version of the macOS.

  1. Launch the Mac App Store (see the Mac App Store icon above)
  2. Search for macOS
  3. Click on macOS High Mojave (or the version of Mac OS X you require)
  4. Click on Download
  5. Fill out your Apple ID information if prompted
  6. The Installer will start to download, you can see how long it will take if you look at the bar under Downloading
  7. Once the installer file has downloaded a window will pop up on your Mac telling you and asking you to Continue… The Installer file can be found in Applications (but it will open automatically)

Luckily the download happens in the background, so you can continue to work or surf the web.


  1. Should your MAC get stuck while upgrading don’t fret, that is why we are here? We can help you get the upgrade done. We offer a 1-day service to reload and re-install the update to the next version of MAC OSx – Currently, osX Mojave, most MAC’s post-2010 can upgrade to the latest mac OSx – with some special skills provided by us ūüėČ
  2. Make sure you have a time machine backup handy, if not we will try our best as not to lose your data in the process but sometimes it is inevitable, always make sure you have a Time Machine backup, if unsure how to do a Time Machine backup follow this easy step by step tutorial

macOS 11 Big Sur

Apple’s next-generation macOS operating system on its way

Once released we will be able to assist you in upgrading seamlessly on most Macs



With over 20 years in the Apple repair sector, we are your No1 alternative Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod repair workshop. Open 5 days a week. Our engineers are long term Macintosh Certified Technicians, and because we are now freelance we can offer repairs at up to 50% cheaper than Apple stores direct. We make it our priority to get you back up and running again asap.



  1. If your Mac is starting up you do the following
    1. Click on the Apple icon in the top upper left corner
    2. Click About this Mac
    3. On the Next Screen it will display the serial number and some other information regarding your Mac
  2. If you can get to that screen the serial number is printed on the bottom of your MacBook or on the bottom of the stand for iMAC

Let us take the hassle out of bringing your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple device to us. We’ll pick it up, have it repaired, and then drop it off when it has been fixed. This service is available Monday to Friday. This service is offered within a 20-kilometer radius of our workshop in Pretoria. Example: iPhone, iPad 2, 3, Air, iPad Mini, screen replacements. We also offer an insured couriers service through The Courier Guy Рcountrywide

To book please call us on 082 901 1889 or



Mac Repair ‚Äď Compufreak¬†provides low cost, but high quality solutions to the local Apple community. We are recognised throughout the city¬†as offering some of the most competitive prices for support, repair solutions. For a fast response to your query just you can call us on¬†082 901 1889. You can also email us via our contact page.



  1. We do upgrades / repairs on most models of the  MacBook, Macbook Pro, MacBook Air and iMAC
  2. We do LCD / Glass Replacements, Hard Disk Upgrades, RAM (Memory) upgrades,battery replacements, keyboard/keypad replacements and logic board replacements on most Mac Models.
  3. We will need the following to make sure that we get the correct hardware upgrades for your Mac Model
    1. Go to finder
    2. Click on the Apple icon in the top left hand top corner
    3. Click on About this Mac it will give you the serial number, make and Model of your Mac, send this to and we will get back to as soon as possible with a quotation.


All work carried out comes with our 90 days or 12 months warranty (please ask about warranty in-store). Any repairs that are carried out are done so by our in house certified Technician. We repair all Apple devices, including the Macbook Pro, Air, Retina, iMac, Mac Mini, and Mac Pro. Repairing screens fast in Pretoria, Johannesburg and we offer courier services countrywide ‚Äď iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, 5C,6,6 Plus,7, and iPhone X and iPhone Plus.

Component level repairs to logic boards and graphic cards re-balling with a warranty also offered.

We also do LCD, battery replacements, upgrades, and more on all Apple Devices, MacPro MacBook, iMac, Apple TV, Mac Mini, etc…


Up to 50% less on repairs than Apple direct!


iPhone / iPad Screen Replacements