Apple has launched their latest version of iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 in WWDC 2023. For now these OS versions are available only for developers. In case you area developer then you can have a taste of the latest iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 by installing the developer beta profile. Let’s see how to install iOS 16 developer beta profile and iPadOS 16 in your iPhones and iPad.
Note: For installing iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 you need a developer account.
How to install iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 Developer beta profile
Backup your iPhone
If you have installed developer beta’s of any iOS versions, you may know that there will be bugs and also crashes. For security purposes and also to keep your data safe its better to backup your iPhone so that you can restore it later if you run into any problems after installing iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 developer beta.
To backup your iPhone go to
Settings > Click on your User name > iCloud > iCloud Backup.
Here you should turn on the iCloud backup so that iPhone gets automatically backed up to the iCloud drive so that you can restore your iPhone later on.
Same thing can be done using your Mac as well by connecting your iPhone to mac and from the finder selecting iPhone and clicking on Backup.
Now that you have backup your iPhone let’s check the next step.
Download the beta profile
To download the beta profile you need an Apple account login. If you want to download the public beta profile of iOS 16 then you need a normal account else you if you need to download the developer profile, you need the developer account.
If you have the developer account head on to https://developer.apple.com/support/beta-software/ in your iPhone Safari browser.
Click on the Account button on this page at the top right and login with a valid developer account.
Once logged in you will be redirected to the following screen.
In the left side menu click on the Downloads tab. Here you will see the various developer beta profiles of iOS, iPadOS, MacOS, WatchOS and tvOS.
Here you can see the Install profile button at the right side. Click on that button which will download the beta profile to your iPhone. You will see a message as the beta profile is downloaded.
Click Allow on the popover shown to download the profile.Once downloaded you can get into the 3rd step of installing the profile.
For installing the iOS 16 beta profile go to settings page in your iPhone. There under your user account you will see a new tab called “Profile downloaded“
Click on the profile downloaded button you will see the below screen with the install button.
Click on the install button and the developer profile will get installed to the iPhone. You will be asked to restart the iPhone.
After restarting the iPhone you can go to settings > General > Software update. There you will see the new iOS 16 download option where you can download and install the latest version of iOS to your iPhone. This answers how to install iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 developer beta profile.
Last update on 2023-10-04 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API
If you want to try out the latest iOS16 today then you need to install the iOS 16 developer beta profile. This is possible inly if you have developer account. You can follow the above mentioned steps to install the iOS 16 in your iPhone or iPad easily.
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