Download & Install iOS 9 Public Beta on iPhone / iPad

Install IOS 9 Beta

This post talks about the installation and download guide for iOS 9 public beta on your iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. The installation is not complex, and we’re guide to write a detailed step by step guide to guide you through the process.

Although this new beta is supported on a range of iDevices, it is a good idea to check if the compatibility is covered at all ends.

IOS 9 Beta Compatible Devices

Before you start, you can see if your device is supported by checking out the beta compatibility.

  • iPhone 4s, 5, 5C, 5S, 6, 6 Plus.
  • iPad Air 2, Air, 2, 3rd gen, 4th gen, mini 3, mini 2, mini.
  • iPod touch 5th generation

A word: This iOS 9 version is a beta release, so don’t be surprised if you experience a bit of instability, battery life drainage, and performance issues, as these are a common occurring in beta releases. Also, you can use a secondary device to try out this beta just to be on the safe side.

iOS 9 Public Beta Install Guide

That said, here’s what you need to do:

Step 1: First of all, make sure your device is on the latest iOS public version, by which we mean iOS 8.4. This can be downloaded from here.

Step 2: Then, you need to register for the Apple Beta Software Program. You can sign up for iOS 9 Public Beta Program by following instructions.

Step 3: Point the browser to beta.apple.com and click ‘Sign In’ as displayed in the screenshot. For users who are starting fresh, they need to click on ‘Sign Up’.

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Step 4: Enter Apple ID and password to sign up.

Step 5: Agree to the ‘Agreement’ by choosing the ‘Accept’ button on the bottom right of the screen.

Step 6: The next step is to enroll your iOS device into the beta program.

Step 7: Open the link in your iPad or iPhone: beta.apple.com/profile.

Step 8: Sign in with the Apple ID account on your iDevice.

Step 9: Now tap the button that says ‘Download profile’.

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Note: If the Apple Watch is paired to the iPhone then the following popup will appear. You should select ‘iPhone’ only.

Step 10: Tap the button that says ‘Install’ at the top right. Then it will ask you to input the ‘passcode’ to confirm the action if there’s one in place.

Step 11: Once the passcode has been entered, Apple will ask you to agree to a consent. Choose ‘Install’ at the top right.

Step 12: Then again you’ll be presented with a popup that asks you to restart your device. Tap ‘Restart’ to do so.

Step 13: Once the iDevice has restarted, go to Settings > General > Software Update, and the iOS 9 Public Beta download will be waiting for your profile. To get things rolling, select the ‘Download & Install’ button

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And that’s all you needed to do. If you run into any problems or just want to ask any question, feel free to leave comments.

July 15, 2015 Related Topics: Apple, Download, iOS 9, IOS Beta, news