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If you have JDK 7 or later versions installed on your system and you want to restore Apple Java 6, then those JDK versions need to be uninstalled first. Operating system requirements: For Java 7 and later versions, you will need an Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X version 10.7.3 (Lion) and above.Installing Java on a Mac is performed on a system wide basis, for all users, and administrator privileges are required. Browser requirements: For Java versions 6 and below, Apple supplies their own version of Java.When you install Oracle Java on your Mac (Lion and above), Java will be enabled by default.
For issues related to Apple Java 6 on Mac, contact Apple Support.Java versions 6 and below are listed in the Java located in the Applications Mac OS X 10.7.3 and above: Under System Preferences click on the Java icon to access the Java Control Panel which will list your Java version.If you do not see a Java icon under System Preferences, Java 7 or later versions is not installed.Oracle and only support Java 7 and later, and only on 64 bit systems.Apple has posted notice that Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) will be the last OS X release that supports Java 6, and as such, recommends developers whose applications depend on Java 6 to migrate their apps to a newer Java version provided by Oracle.