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Like you one bootable USB stick for OS X, I've already got you covered explained in detail here; this post is about macOS Sierra on a USB stick walk. Under the link given you will also find extensive and illustrated instructions for formatting the corresponding USB stick. That's why I don't want to go into it so extensively at this point. In the following you should find a small and summarized guide on how to do it Install macOS Sierra on a USB stick and install from there can.
Here I have put together a small checklist for you so that you don't have to find out in the middle of the process that an important component is missing. If you then have everything, I advise you to read through this article and the one linked above before you start;) Here is your checklist for the macOS Sierra USB boot:
Again, I want to give you a simple list so that you don't get lost in the text between the individual steps. If you cannot understand one or the other step, I recommend the article linked above, which takes up the technical side of the process in more detail. Here is the simplified process:
sudo / Applications / Install \ macOS \ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume / Volumes / example --applicationpath / Applications / Install \ macOS \ Sierra.app --nointeraction
After this is done, you have to hack in your administrator password and then you can start. The USB stick is deleted, formatted and the installation files for macOS Sierra are loaded.
Now you have Installation files for macOS Sierra on the USB stick. If you now go to another Mac or a MacBook, then you plug it in and start the device. During the system start you hold down the Alt key. In the selection that appears, you then decide on the USB stick as the medium and for the installation of the operating system that has been available since September 20, 2016.
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