It was last month when the first beta of iOS 10 was made available to registered developers during WWDC 2016 keynote event, then be prepared for that feeling to subside. Apple has now made the iOS 10 Public Beta available for device owners interested in putting iOS 10 through its parts are now able to do so on a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
The installation is somewhat straightforward, and we have a complete tutorial on the process to make it easy as possible for those interested in running iOS 10.
It’s officially coming this fall with a ton of new features that need real-world testing before the software launches. As of now, iOS 10 exists at a very early beta stage. Anyone installing the firmware can expect platform that’s full of changes, but will also likely come with performance issues, detrimental battery performance and potential overall system instability.
Considering potential bugs and other issues that can interfere with you daily usage when installing iOS 10. All of these issues are to be expected with an initial firmware beta, but it’s always good to be armed with that knowledge prior to installing on a device. If you’re happy to go ahead with installing it, then let’s get right to it.
Before you begin, make sure you back up your device. Most importantly check if your iOS device is compatible with iOS 10 or note by hitting the link given here: iOS 10 Beta Compatibility For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Also make sure to backup all of your data to either iTunes or iCloud before installing this pre-release build of iOS. Done? Let’s get started.
NOTE: We highly recommend that you do not use or install this iOS 10 beta on your main or primary iOS device.
Step 1: First of all, make sure that your device is running the latest version of iOS. That version is iOS 9.3.2. You can download it from: Download iOS 9.3.2 Final For iPhone And iPad [IPSW Links].
Step 2: Go to beta.apple.com on your iOS device if you want to enroll in the beta. You’ll need to be registered with Apple to participate in the Apple Beta Software Program. To register, you’ll need to head over to beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram to proceed. Already registered? Skip to step 3.
Step 3: Tap on Sign up to continue. By visiting beta.apple.com and sign in using your account credentials.
Step 4: Tap Accept to agree to the terms and conditions. Click on it and continue to the next step.
Step 5: Next, you will need to enroll the iOS device in question in the beta program. Visit the following link on your iOS device: beta.apple.com/profile.
Step 6: If prompted, sign in with the Apple ID credentials registered to the Apple Beta Software Program.
Step 7: Tap on the blue Download Profile button to grab the configuration profile.
Wait! If you happen to have an Apple Watch paired to iPhone then you may get a pop-up asking you to choose your device. Select iPhone.
Step 8: When prompted with the Install Profile page, tap Install to proceed. Enter the device passcode to continue.
Step 9: Agree to the Consent form by tapping Install once again in the top-right.
Step 10: Tap on Restart button to reboot the iPhone and complete the profile installation process.
Step 11: Once the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch has restarted, launch the Settings.app and navigate to General > Software Update.
The presence of the Configuration Profile means that the device will now look for any beta software as well as public facing updates. Once the update appears, tap on and hit Download and Install on the iOS 10 beta available and let it complete the process.
Your iPhone or iPad will reboot to install iOS 10. It happens, your device will restart and you’ll have iOS 10 successfully installed on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device.
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