The iOS 16 Beta public beta is here, and now anyone with a compatible iPhone can get and test it on their iPhone. It’s pretty simple to install, and it’s free, too. However, your delay is over if you are excited to test any of iOS 16’s new features( like Lockdown Mode or customizable lock screens).
Some people were eligible to get and install the software.
In June, Apple released the iOS 16 developer beta around its developer conference, but not numerous people were eligible to get and install the software. Developer betas demand an Apple Developer Program membership of $100 a year. They are similarly not committed for everyday use unless you are a developer trying out software because developer betas can be super buggy and make your phone more difficult to use.
Apple has released the public beta for iOS 16, which should be a little further fast. All you need to do is sign up for the Apple Beta Software program, enroll your device and install a config profile to get the iOS 16 beta on your device. Here is how.
How to enroll your device and install the iOS 16 beta on your device
For further, then, is a look at the redesigned and customizable lock screen on iOS 16 and a couple of the new Apple Maps features.
Before you start, back up your iPhone.
Getting control of pre-released software can be exciting, but there are precautions you should take earlier updating. All pre-release software like iOS 16 beta may bear bugs and other developments that can make your device more difficult to use, which is why you should back up your device in case you want to revert to iOS 15.
By default, your iPhone should back itself up whenever it’s connected to power and Wi-Fi during regular sleep hours. Still, if this backup feature is disabled, you can go to Settings> Your Name> iCloud> iCloud Backup and also hit Back Up Now to back up your device.
Also, you can back up your iPhone via Finder on your Mac. Connect your device to your computer, open Finder, choose your device, and create a backup. Apple also recommends archiving your Backup so that other backups do not overwrite it.
Sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program
Once your device is backed up, it’s time to sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program, which allows anyone to try out pre-released software for free to give feedback to Apple on quality, usability, and effects. You can test the iOS 16 beta on any compatible Apple device(iPhone 8 and after that).
To enroll in the Apple Beta Software Program.
- Go to the Apple Beta Software Program website on your iPhone.
- Tap the blue Sign Up button at the bottom of the page.
- apply Face ID or Touch ID to log in to the Apple ID attached to your iPhone.
- Read and accept the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement.
On the next page, scroll to Get Started, and tap enroll your iOS device, which should be hyperlinked in the paragraph. That will take you to another page, where Apple will place everything you need to do to get and install the iOS 16 beta on your iPhone.
Install the iOS 16 beta configuration profile
Still, you will see a section called Install Profile If you scroll down this page. You must now install a configuration profile on your iPhone to get and install the iOS 16 beta on your device.
A config profile allows a third party to manage your device; in this case, Apple. You may be concerned about whether this is a privacy breach, but rest assured that this config profile allows Apple to deliver and manage the iOS 16 beta on your device.
To install the config profile, hit the blue get profile button and tap Allow in the pop-up that appears. Next, exit your web browser, launch the Settings app, and tap Profile get at the top of the page. It should also lay out a window for the iOS 16 public beta config profile. Tap Install, enter your passcode, and hit Install twice. Eventually, tap Restart to get the over-the-air iOS 16 beta update.
Get and install the iOS 16 beta.
Once your iPhone boots back up, go to Settings> General> Software Update, hit and Install and enter your passcode to begin updating to iOS 16 beta.
Still, you may need to either stay several minutes or clear your memory to make space. In some cases, you do not see the and Installation. However, you will not be able to get iOS 16, so clear your memory by deleting large files and offloading heavy apps, If you do not have enough space.
You should see a loading bar and a rough appraisal of how long the getting process will take. Once the getting is complete, reboot your device and stay for the iOS 16 beta to install. You should see the iOS 16 beta on your device when your iPhone thrills over.