Apple’s CEO Tim Cooks has finally announced its most-awaited iPhone iOS 11 beta exclusive for developers. The latest version – iOS 11 has launched at the Apple’s WWDC 2017 (Worldwide Developers Conference). For now, the most recent iOS 11 is available only for a developer, Apple’s developer member can now easily access and iOS 11 Beta 6 on iPhone and iPad.
The biggest tech giant has released the iOS 11 beta with some excellent features.
If you are a member of Apple’s developer program, then you can get all these amazing features of latest iOS update on your devices. Here is a quick guide on how to download and install iOS 11 Beta 6 on iPhone or iPad. Follow this step-by-step process to download and install iOS 11 Developer Beta 6.
Updated August 17, 2017: Apple has released iOS 11 beta 6 for developers. If your iPhone/iPad is already running the previous beta, you will be able to install the newest iOS 11 beta with ease. Just launch Settings app on your iOS device → General → Software Updates and then download the software. Just in case, you are yet to install the dev beta, go through this quick guide to download the iOS 11 beta 6 on your iOS device.
How to Download and install iOS 11 beta 6 on iPhone and iPad
Note: Only Apple’s Developer Program member will be able to download the latest iOS 11 beta 6. Before moving on to the tutorial, you should backup your data from the iOS device to iCloud or iTunes.
iOS 11 beta compatible devices
- iPhone 5S
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPad 4th Gen
- iPad Air
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Pro
- iPad mini 2
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 4
- iPod touch 6th gen
Before you move ahead and start installing iOS 11, you will be required to copy UDID of your Apple device. Here is the procedure to find UDID.
- Connect your iOS device to your PC.
- Open iTunes app and click the iPhone icon on the next to the drop-down menu.
- You will have to click on the serial number label (the label will change to UDID).
- Now you just need to the right click on the UDID to copy the 14 hex characters.
Assign Your iOS Device for Development and Testing Purpose
Step #1. Login your Account on Apple’s Developer page.
Step #2. Click on Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.
Step #3. Next, click on All under the devices in the left navigation panel.
Step #4. Now, click on ‘+’ button at the top right corner to add your device.
Step #5. Enter your UDID.
Step #6. Now, you have to go back to the Developer’s page and enter your device name with UDID and click on Continue.
Step #7. See the details and click on Register.
Step #8. Click on Done.
How to Install iOS 11 beta 6 using the configuration profile
Step #1. Download the configuration profile from Apple Developer Page.
- On your iOS device: download the configuration profile directly on your iOS device and follow the installation instruction.
- On your Mac device: save the file to your hard disk and send it in an email to your iPhone. Now open the email and follow the configuration profile installation instruction.
Step #3. Plug your device into power and connect to the internet via Wi-Fi.
Step #4. Tap Settings → General → Software Updates.
Step #5. Tap on download and install.
Step #6. When you tap install, if asked, enter your passcode.
How to Install iOS 11 beta 5 using iTunes
When you registered your iOS device for UDID, you have to click on the Platform in the navigation bar at the top. Make sure that you have the latest version of the iTunes.
Step #1. Click on iOS.
Step #2. Next, tap on Download.
Step #3. In the iOS 11 beta version, you will have to choose your device’s model from the drop down under the restore image.
How to Install iOS 11 beta 6 on iPhone and iPad
Let’s get started to install iOS 11 developers’ beta 5 on your iPhone and iPad by below process:
Step #1. Connect your iOS device to your PC and open iTunes.
Step #2. Navigate to iPhone icon on the drop down menu.
Step #3. Now you will have to hold down on the Option Key or Shift key and click the Check for Update button.
Step #4. You have to click on the .ipsw file that you had downloaded to install iOS 11 beta and click on Open button.
Step #5. Click on OK to continue.
Step #6. Now you will see the “Slide to upgrade” slide after reboot, you have to swipe on the slider to continue.
Step #7. Your iOS device will reboot again, and you will see a “Hello” welcome screen.
Step #8. You need to swipe on the “Slider to Setup” slider and tap on Continue and follow the onscreen instruction to complete the iOS 11 process.
Now your iPhone is ready to get the excellent features of iOS 11. Do you like the latest iOS features? You can share your opinion regarding the Apple’s newest OS with us in the comment section.