During WWDC, Apple presented the new versions of iOS, iPadOS and macOS. While they are waiting for the stable version to be released in a few months, the Cupertino-based company is starting beta tests that provide an overview of the new functions.
Currently, you can only install iOS 15, iPadOS 15, or macOS Monterey if you have a developer profile. Still, the company plans to release beta versions of these updates for its operating systems to the general public in July. Even if you’re not a developer, there is still a chance to test out Apple’s new features before they are officially released.
Of course, you need a compatible device. And there is already a procedure in place to take advantage of these public betas when they are available.
In order to be able to participate in the Apple beta programs, you must first register with your Apple ID on the following page: https://beta.apple.com/sp/en/betaprogram/.
Once you have completed registration for the beta program, you can register your devices and follow the various instructions depending on the platform that interests you.
How do I install the iOS 15 beta and which iPhones are compatible?
Here is the list of devices compatible with iOS 15: iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE (first and second generation), iPod Touch (seventh generation).
To install the iOS 15 beta when it becomes available, you will need to download a configuration profile from beta.apple.com/profile on your iPhone. After completing this procedure, you will receive a notification when the beta version becomes available to the general public.
How do I install the iPadOS 15 Beta and which iPads are compatible?
Here is the list of iPads compatible with iPadOS 15: 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first through fifth generation), 11-inch iPad Pro (first through third generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro , iPad Pro 9, 7-inch, iPad (fifth to eighth generation), iPad Mini (fourth and fifth generation), iPad Air (second to fourth generation).
The procedure is similar to that of iOS 15. After your account has been registered for the beta program, you need to install a configuration profile from beta.apple.com/profile. You will receive a notification when the consumer version of the beta is available.
How do I install the beta of macOS Monterey and which Macs are compatible?
macOS Monterey is compatible with Late 2015 iMacs and newer, Late 2013 Mac Pro and newer, 2017 iMac Pro and newer, Late 2014 Mac mini and newer, Early 2015 MacBook Air and newer models, Early 2016 MacBook and newer models, and Early 2015 MacBook Benefits and newer models.
To install the beta, you need to go to the program registration page, select the macOS tab to access a link to download the utility to access public beta releases.
In all cases, whether for the iPhone, iPad, or Mac, Apple strongly recommends making a backup before installing a beta.
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