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Mac - Installation Guide

posted this on March 07, 2013 14:29


Below is a walk through the basic process of installing League of Legends along with common mistakes encountered when trying to install the game on a Mac. 


  1. After downloading the installer from our website, locate the .dmg file in your Downloads folder. 
    (In this example, we've downloaded the NA Mac Client)
  2. Mount the .dmg and you will see the following window appear
  3. Move League of to the Applications folder. Do not run League of from this window.
  4. macinstall.png
  5. Navigate to your Applications folder, and then run League of Legends. The patcher will appear. 

Common Mistakes

Players often run League of from the window that appears when first mounting the .dmg.

Failing to move League of to the Applications folder will result in the following error:


Moving League of to the Applications folder prior to launching the game will prevent this error. 




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