A public version of iOS 10 Beta is out for iPhone and iPad users. Here is a small guide on how to download iOS 10 Beta and install it on your iPhone and iPad.
Steps to download iOS 10 Beta and install it
Step 1: If you want to download iOS 10 Beta, then at first you will have to sign up for iOS 10 beta program. Individuals who have signed up for the program will be able to use the beta version of the upcoming iOS 10. The point to be noted is; sign up and download iOS 10 beta version, only if you want to take the risk of using an unfinished operating system. Click here to sign up for iOS 10 beta program.
Step 2: Before you download and install iOS 10 beta, make sure that all your data is securely synced up on icloud via iTunes. The chance of anything going wrong exists and you do not want to risk your data in the way. You can also back up your data directly via iCloud, but you will probably have to pay for extra storage in case your data is more than 5 GB. Now you will also have to make up some space for your iOS 10 Beta.
Step 3: In case you are enrolled in Apple Developers program, you can directly download the configuration profile on your iPhone or iPad. All you need to do is follow the lead and wait till your device restarts.
For the general public, who want to use iOS 10 Beta (You must be enrolled in the program), all you have to do is wait for the software update to be released. You will get a notification stating the availability of the update. For force check, go up to Settings, then general and at last click on software update to download iOS 10 beta.
You can also download iOS 10 beta using iTunes. For iOS developers, the beta version will be available on the developer website. For general users, you will be prompted for a download once you are connected through iTunes.
iOS 10 is expected to bring in quite a few new features and there is no doubt of the fact that it will be fun. But just make sure that you do not download iOS 10 beta for fun. It is slightly risky as it may contain some bugs as well.
List of iOS 10 supported devices
- iPhone 6S, 6S Plus
- iPhone 6, 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5, 5S, 5C
- iPad Pro 9.7-inch, 12.9-inch Variants
- iPad Air, Air 2
- iPad 4th gen
- iPad mini 2, 3, 4
- iPod Touch 6th gen