Apple has released iOS 9 beta 2 download compatible for iPhone 6 Plus, 6, 5s, 5c, 5, 4s, iPad 2 and over and iPod touch 5G om Member Center of Developer Program. Here’s how you can install iOS 9 beta on oft-mentioned iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices can be grabbed right after this jump.
iOS 9 features list can be checked right away.
This guide will now help you download iOS 9 beta 2, install it on your supported device. iOS 9 support same devices as iOS 8: iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 1, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 1, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPod touch 5.
How to download and install iOS 9 beta:
First and foremost create a complete backup of your device to either iCloud or using iTunes. Once done, follow the step-by-step instructions below to install iOS 9 beta.
Step 1: Before installing iOS 9 beta, download it from here. You need to sign up for Apple Developer Program: https://developer.apple.com/programs/
Note: Thos cost $99 per year and will give you access to early beta software version releases from Apple. Already a member and have account, simply skip to next step.
Step 2: Signed up? Login into Member Center https://developer.apple.com/membercenter/ using your registered Apple ID.
Step 3: Now you will need to register your Device UDID with Apple for the iOS device you want to install the beta on. Find the UDID of your device by simply plugging your device into iTunes, select it, then click on the serial number for it to show the UDID. Like shown in the screenshot below. Copy this number using ctrl+c on Windows, or command+C on Mac.
Step 4: From the main Member Center page, Click on Certificates, Idenifiers & Profiles.
Under iOS Apps click on Devices.
And here click on “+” to register your UDID
Step 5: Now go back to the main Member Center page.
Navigate to SDK > iOS > iOS 9 beta. And then click on ‘Download’.
From here select your device from drop down menu to begin downloading the required firmware file.
Step 6: Exctract the downloaded .zip file to get the .ipsw file for installation.
Step 7: Update to latest version of iTunes on your Windows PC or Mac and launch it. Connect your iOS device to the computer as well.
Step 8: To install the beta, Mac users need to hold the Alt key, for Windows users this will be Shift key, and then click on Restore iPhone…. button. iTunes will now prompt you to select ipsw firmware file. Select downloaded iOS 9 beta file.
Step 9: Now sit back and have a cup of tea as iTunes installs iOS 9 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Once it is installed, your device will boot directly into Hello screen os iOS 9. Happy testing!
Now that Apple has released iOS 9 beta 2 download on June 23, the guide above has been updated to reflect the change.