Are you looking forward to install iOS 11 on your device? And why not, iOS 11 has hordes of new features to perk up your user experience. The iOS version is all set to deliver major enhancements in the upcoming iPhone 8. It sounds like the Cupertino-based tycoon is truly ‘cranking it up to 11’ with its next iOS version.
The latest flavor of Apple’s mobile OS, i.e. iOS 11 is now available in public beta. It means anyone can download iOS 11 public beta on his/her iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch right now before the OS officially makes its debut this year.
Before you install iOS 11 on your device, it’s worth notable that while this is possibly a more stable build than the iOS 11 developer preview, it is still in the beta phase and is likely to have bugs. Therefore, we recommend you to back up your device before installing iOS 11 public beta.
The company itself advises downloading the beta version on a secondary device instead of the primary one. This is quite wise if you’ve such a device along with you.
The latest iOS version brings a bunch of new features and enhancements such as new Messages features, peer-to-peer payments via Apple Pay, reorganized Control Center, QR codes, Drag and Drop on iPad, and much more.
So if you want to try your hands on the latest iOS 11 features, here’s how to install iOS 11 right now on your device. In case you’re all set, let’s start the ball rolling out.
1. Install iOS 11 on iPhone
If you own an iPhone and excited to install iOS 11 public beta, first ensure that you have a compatible device. For those who’re unfamiliar, iOS 11 is compatible with iPhone 5S up to through iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. In case you own an iPhone 5 and below, you’re out of luck (sorry!).
If you’re having the compatible iPhone along with you, sign up for the Apple’s beta program if you haven’t already. Afterward, sign in using your Apple ID. Once signed in, agree to the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement.
Next, select the Download Profile option. Your phone will prompt you to open the Settings app where you need to tap on the Download and Install button to install iOS 11 on iPhone.
2. Install iOS 11 on iPad
Just like the same as with iPhone, you’ll need to ensure that you own a compatible iPad before starting the process. iOS 11 works with all iPad Pro and iPad Air models, iPad mini 2 and later, and the iPad 5th generation.
The installation process remains the same as with iPhone, only happening on your tablet. Don’t forget to backup your iPad before you get started with the download process of iOS 11 public beta on iPad.
Read more at 20 Coolest iOS 11 Features You Should Try Now
3. Install iOS 11 on iPod
For those who’re using an iPod will require iPod Touch 6th generation to install iOS 11. All you need to do is simply follow the same instructions as iPhone on your iPod to download and install iOS 11 public beta on iPod.
Once you get iOS 11 on your device, you can explore all its coolest features. You can run the beta version until Apple launches the final iOS 11 version in September this year. Every individual update will be available itself automatically as long as you have the profile installed on your device.