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How To Get iOS 16 Developer Beta On iPhone

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Apple has released the iOS 16 developer beta to give you a taste of what’s emerging. You can now install the iOS 16 developer beta on your iPhone if you have an Apple developer account. Continue reading to find out how to get started.

Installation Requirements for the iOS 16 Developer Beta.

The majority of iOS 15-compatible gadgets will also work with iOS 16. The entire list of iOS 16 compatible devices is shown here.

  • 13th iPhone.
  • Mini iPhone 13.
  • Apple iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max (iPhone 13 Pro).
  • 12th iPhone.
  • Mini iPhone 12.
  • iPhone 12 Pro is a high-end smartphone.
  • Max iPhone 12 Pro
  • 11th iPhone
  • The iPhone 11 Pro is a high-end smartphone..
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max (iPhone 11 Pro).
  • XS (iPhone XS Max).
  • iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
  • iPhone XR (iPhone XR).
  • iPhone X (iPhone X)’
  • The iPhone 8 is a smartphone that was released in.
  • iPhone Plus (iPhone 8).
  • SE (iPhone SE) (2nd generation or later).

Also Read: How To Downgrade From iOS 16 To iOS 15 Without Losing Data

Installing the iOS 16 Developer Beta requires the following prerequisites.

Creating a “Back Up” is the pre requisite & the most important step before installing the iOS 16 developer beta. The two methods for creating a backup are described here.

Method 1: Using iCloud to back up your iPhone

To create a back up follow below Steps:

1. Go to your iPhone’s Settings app and tap on your profile at the top.

2. From the “iCloud” menu, choose iCloud Backup.

3. Next, make sure “iCloud Backup” is turned on and click “Back Up Now.”

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This will back up the data on your iPhone to the cloud. The amount of time it takes to back up your device is entirely dependent on your internet speed and available storage space. As a result, make certain that you have a robust and stable internet connection.

Method-2: Create an iPhone Local Backup on a Mac or Windows PC

It’s also simple to make a local backup on a Mac or Windows PC.

Remember to encrypt your local backup if you want your iPhone backup to contain health data, Wi-Fi settings, internet history, and call history.

Follow the below steps to create an iPhone backup on Mac or Windows PC

1. Use a USB cord to connect your iPhone to your computer. Now, on your Mac running macOS Catalina or later, open Finder. Open iTunes on your Windows PC.

2. Next, choose your iPhone (in the Finder sidebar) or the top-left window (on Windows PC).

3. If you want to encrypt the backup, check the “Encrypt local backup” box. Then, click “Back Up Now.”

Also Read: How To Downgrade From iOS 15 To iOS 14? 

How to Download and Install iOS 16 Software Beta Profile:

1. First, launch Safari on your iPhone and go to Tap on the hamburger menu at the top left and sign in to your Apple developer account via the “Account” option.

2. Now, find the iOS 16 section and tap on it. Then, hit the “Download” button in the top-right corner of the screen.

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3. A pop-up window may then appear on the screen, stating, “The site is attempting to open Settings to display a configuration profile.” Make sure to select Allow -> Close.
4. Next, open the “Settings app” on your iPhone and tap on the “Profile Downloaded” option that appears below your profile.
5. Then, in the top right corner, tap “Install” and enter your device passcode.
6. You may need to tap “Install” a few more times to install the iOS 16 beta software profile. Then, tap “Restart” to restart your iPhone.

Get the Developer Beta of iOS 16 on Your iPhone

1. Once your iPhone has rebooted, head to the Settings app and tap on “General“.

2. Under the iOS 16 Developer Beta update, pick “Software Update” and then “Download and Install.”

3. After that, accept Apple’s terms and conditions, and the update will begin to download to your device. Hit the “Install” button once the download is complete, which may take 5 to 15 minutes depending on your internet speed.

When your device reboots, you will have iOS 16 running on your supported iPhone. Now, go ahead and customize the lock screen and test out the other new features in this update.

Also Read: How To Use Tags In Reminders On iOS 15

Using Finder to download and install the iOS 16 Developer Beta.

You might not be able to download the iOS 16 beta directly (over the air) on your iPhone in some instances. In this case, you can simply download the iOS beta on your device using Finder.

Follow the given Steps:

1. Visit the Apple Developer website and go to the “Downloads” section to get started. Download the iOS 16 beta software restoration image for your compatible iPhone from this page.

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2. Then, using an USB cable, connect your iPhone to your Mac. Then, on your Mac, open Finder and choose your iPhone from the left sidebar.

3. Select “Restore iPhone” from the Summary panel while holding down the Option key.


4. After that, click and open the iOS beta software restoration file. Finally, click “Restore” to begin installing the iOS 16 developer beta.

How Long Does It Take to Download and Install iOS 16?

It should take no more than 5 to 15 minutes to download the iOS 16 developer beta if your Wi-Fi connection is robust and there are no issues affecting Apple’s servers. The installation takes about 10 to 20 minutes on average. When you factor in 5 to 10 minutes for setup, the iOS 16 software upgrade should take between 20 and 45 minutes to complete.

iOS 16 Update Process Time
iOS 16 Download Time 5 to 15 minutes
iOS 16 Install Time 10 20 minutes
Set up iOS 16 5 to 10 minutes
Total Update Time 20 to 45 minutes


Installing iOS 16 Beta on Your iPhone in the Easiest Way Possible

That’s all there is to it. The installation of the iOS 16 developer beta is rather simple. And now that you know how to get early access to all of the new iOS 16 features, it’s time to start hunting for some fascinating hidden features. We will, without a doubt, continue to provide extensive guides and explanations for iOS 16’s significant and useful new features. So keep checking back for additional details on the latest iOS release. Meanwhile, let us know what you think about this update in the comments section below.

How to uninstall iOS or iPadOS beta software

If you installed an iOS or iPadOS beta on a PC, you’ll need to restore iOS or iPadOS to remove the beta version.

To deactivate the public beta, simply erase the beta profile and wait for the next software update.

Here’s what to do:

  • Go to Settings > General, and tap VPN & Device Management.
  • Tap the iOS Beta Software Profile.
  • Tap Remove Profile, then restart your device.

Bonus: here’s all you need to know about the new features of iOS 16:

  • The lock screen in iOS 16 is getting a major overhaul. You can change the clock font, font color, and wallpapers. You can also add widgets and reposition photos.
  • Focus can now extend to the lock screen. You can create new lock screens tied to your Focus modes, such as work and play, each with their customizations and widgets.
  • Messages adds the ability to edit/delete messages. SharePlay also will work in Messages.
  • Apple Pay can now let you use contactless payments with merchants using just iPhones, no extra hardware needed. Apple Pay Later lets you split a purchase into four payments over six weeks with no interest or fees.
  • iCloud Shared Photo library lets people share pictures seamlessly in a separate iCloud library.
  • Family sharing has gotten an upgrade, allowing parents to set up children’s devices much quicker and easier.
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Madhuri Verma
Madhuri Verma
Madhuri Verma, a professional content writer at Hawkdive is an MBA in finance and marketing and loves to play badminton in her leisure time.


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