This article lists the minimum system requirements needed to install Sophos Home. These include supported versions of macOS and Windows, as well as hardware needs.
10.13 High Sierra
11 Big Sur
Big Sur - M1 ARM architecture users see this article
Pre-requirement: Windows must be up-to-date, especially if using Windows 7.
Windows 8 and 8.1
Note: ARM architecture is not supported
Web Browsers required to access the Sophos Home Dashboard
Windows: Minimum 1 GB of RAM
Mac OS: Minimum 4 GB of RAM
Free Disk Space
Windows: Minimum 1 GB of free disk space
Mac OS: Minimum 4GB of free disk space
Note: Sophos Home Premium users need an additional 3GB of free space available for ransomware protection (Cryptoguard) to work. Please see: Information and prevention of ransomware
Mobile/tablet support is provided via our Free Intercept X for Mobile app.
Please see Sophos Intercept X for Mobile - Guide for Sophos Home customers