Install Docker Desktop on M1/M2 Apple Silicon ARM Chip Mac

In order to install Docker on M1/M2 Apple Silicon ARM Chip-based Mac devices, follow the below steps,

  1. Go to,
  2. Now make sure to select "Apple Chip" and not Intel Chip,
    Select Apple Chip While Downloading Docker
    Select Apple Chip While Downloading Docker
  3. Docker.dmg file will be downloaded,
    Download Docker.dmg file
  4. Once Downloaded, Open the Docker.dmg file and drag and drop the docker App to Applications folder,
    Drag and Drop Docker to Applications Folder
  5. Once the Docker App is copied to the Applications folder, you can eject the Desktop Docker drive.
    Eject Docker Setup Drive
  6. To open Docker Desktop, Open Spotlight Search and Search Docker
  7. For the first time you open the app you will get a pop-up "Docker is an app downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?" click Open
    Docker is an app downloaded from the Internet? Are you sure you want to open it

You should now have Docker Desktop running natively on your M1/M2 Mac!

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