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How to Install the Public Beta of iOS 12 on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

iOS 12 Public Beta
Written by Hassan Abbas

On Monday night, Tuesday, June 26, Apple released the first public beta version of iOS 12. Registered developers got access to testing the next version of the operating system for the iPhone and iPad earlier this month after the annual WWDC 2018. Now try out the new features Upcoming updates can be made by all users thanks to iOS 12 Public Beta.

iOS 12 Public Beta

iOS 12 Public Beta

Supported devices

For iOS 12 declared compatibility with all devices iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which supports iOS 11. In other words, this is a large part of Apple’s smartphones and tablets, including the old generation up to 2013 models.


iPhone X, iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus, iPhone 6s / 6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5s.


iPad Pro (12.9 inches, 2 nd and 1 st generation), iPad Pro (10.5 inches), iPad Pro (9.7 inches), iPad Air 2 / Air, iPad (6th generation, 2018 year of release), iPad (5th generation, 2017 release), iPad mini 4 / mini 3 / mini 2.

iPod touch

iPod touch 6th generation.

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Backing Up Data

Apple recommends always backing up data and files before installing the beta version of iOS. Before installing the publicly available beta version of iOS, we recommend that you back up and archive it using iTunes.

How to back up through iTunes:

Step 1: Make sure you are using the latest version of iTunes.

Step 2: Connect iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your computer and open iTunes.

Step 3: In the device list, select your iOS device.

Step 4: Click the “Overview” tab.

Step 5: Click on “Make a copy now“.

Step 6: Wait for the backup to finish.

Step 7: In the program, open “Settings” → “Devices“.

On a Mac: Click the backup you created by holding down the Control key, then select “Archive”.
On Windows: find your backup copy (Users → username → AppData → Roaming → Apple Computer → MobileSync → Backup), copy and save it somewhere else.

Step 8: Now you can install the beta version of iOS.

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How to install iOS 12 Public beta

Despite the number of steps, installing the publicly available beta version of iOS 12 is a simple process. In most steps, you just need to confirm your actions by clicking on “Allow” and “Install”. We remind you that at least 50% of the charge on the device or connection to the power supply is required to successfully install the update.

Step 1: Launch the Safari browser on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Step 2: Open the official website of the Apple Beta Program at:

Step 3: Click the “Register” button.

Apple Register Page

Apple Register Page

Step 4: Enter your login and password and log in with your Apple ID.

Step 5: Click the iOS tab.

Step 6: Scroll the page to the “Getting Started” item and click on the “Register your iOS device” link if you are a new member of the program.

Step 7: Click “Upload profile” to load the configuration profile.

Step 8: The site will try to open the Settings application to display the configuration profile – click Allow.

Step 9: On the “Set profile” page in the “Settings” application, click “Install” in the upper right corner.

Step 10: Confirm the action by entering the passcode (if any).

Step 11: On the “Consent” page with the terms of use of the iOS Beta Software License Agreement, click “Install” in the upper right corner.

Step 12: Click Restart to restart the iOS device and apply the changes.

Step 13: After the reboot, open the Settings application → “General” → “Software update“.

Step 14: After checking for an iOS 12 update, click Download and Install.

Step 15: Wait for the download to finish and prepare for the update.

Step 16: Click Install Now to start the installation.

Step 17: Enjoy iOS 12!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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