How to install the iOS 12 beta on iPhone , iPad or IPod Touch
IOS12 is the latest version for Apple mobile device operating system. It was announced during WWDC 2018. There were many new exiting features were announced in this version. Although the software will not be officially launched until autumn this year, the beta version is now released and out. If you want try out these new features before everyone else then you will need to install a beta prerelease testing version that are released for people who join developer or public beta program.
In this blog we are covering the process of getting IOS early release version, we will surely be providing you with the details when full version release.
Here is step by step process for your eligible IPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Will My Device work with the IOS 12 Public beta version?Any device that works with or was compatible with IOS 11 will work perfectly with this new public beta version as well. This includes all these IPhone devices.
- IPhone. iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 , iPhone 7 plus , iPhone 6s , iPhone 6s plus , iPhone 6 , iPhone plus , iPhone SE , iPhone 5s
- 12.9 inch iPad Pro I & II generation , 10.5 inch iPad Pro, 9.7 inch iPad Pro, iPad Air and 2, iPad 5th and 6th generation, iPad mini 2,3 and 4
- iPod Touch. iPod touch 6th
Backing up your device.Before getting ahead with any update in IOS operating system, we highly recommend using iTunes to backup and archive your data for safe keeping purposes. If you don’t want to use iTunes, then you can request us personal cloud storage solution that can also be used to store your data. It also important because the version you are using is development version that likely to have some bugs. Although iOS 12 is fairly solid version that is quite stable as well but we recommend that its better to install it on secondary devices rather than secondary device.
How to Install the IOS 12 Public Beta?In order to install IOS 12 Public beta version you will need to follow these steps.
Step-1. Open Apple`s public beta website using Safari from your eligible IOS device.
Step-2. Tap the sign up button.
Step-3. Use your Apple ID and Sign in to the Apple Beta program.
Step-4. At the right hand corner of the bottom, Tap the accept button on Agreement pages.
Step-5 Tab the IOS home tab.
Step-6 Again Tab to enroll your IOS device link.
Step-7 Tap the download profile button.
You will see profile area of the settings app is now open.
Step-8 Here on the install profile page, you must tab install in the upper right hand corner.
Step 9: Tap Install on the Consent page.
Step 10: Tap the Install button at the bottom of the page.
Step 11: Tap Restart to reboot your iOS device.
Your iOS device will reboot with the iOS 12 public beta profile installed
Step 12: Once your device reboots, open Settings → General → Software Update and you should see Checking for Update.
Step 13: Tap the Download and Install button.
Step 14: Tap Agree in the bottom right-hand corner of the Terms and Conditions page. This will begin the download process.
Step 15: Once the download is complete, tap Install Now to begin the install.
You should always remember that you will need at least 50% battery or device connected to power source during the installation process.
Although it seems there are number of steps, installing the IOS 12 public beta is straight forward process. Most of the steps just require you to tab and confirm the update. It will generally take less than 30 minutes but mostly depends on the speed of your wireless network.