After two developer versions, Apple has released the first public beta versions of iOS14 and iPadOS 14. So here is how you can install them, take some precautions. As promised at the WWDC 2020 virtual opening conference, Apple has just released the beta version of iOS14 and iPadOS 14 to the public. The opportunity to take advantage of those who want to rub their shoulders with Apple’s new mobile operating system.
Be careful however if the pleasure of discovering new functions is a very good motivation, the betas are non-finalized programs. This involves at least two things First, there may be lots of bugs, problematic instability every day, and some of your applications might not function properly. The second, beta testers, minimizes gameplay and therefore helps improve the software by reporting bugs that you encounter as accurately as possible.
That said, if you’re still motivated, here’s how to install the public beta of iOS14 and iPadOS 14 on your iPhone and iPad.
First thing, before you start, backup your iPhone or iPad. If you’re used to doing them in the cloud, just go to Settings / Apple ID / iCloud / iCloud Backup and Back up now. If you are still using a computer, connect your iPhone to your PC or Mac, then in iTunes or Finder, start the backup.
From your iPhone or iPad, go now to beta.apple.com. Authenticate or register. Then on the Apple Beta Program page, choose iOS or iPadOS.
On the home page, in the Start section, click Register your device. You will now need to download a profile that will allow the installation of beta. You can also go to beta.apple.com/profile.
Press the Download Profile button and authorize the download.
On your iPhone or iPad, always go to Settings / General / Profile. Tap on the iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Beta Software Program profile. At the top right of the screen, tap Install. Enter your code, and confirm your agreement again by tapping on Install, and Install again.
Your iPhone or iPad offers to reboot to apply the changes. Restart.
Which iPhone and iPad are compatible with iOS 14? iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max iPhone XR iPhone X iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus iPhone SE (1st and 2nd generation) iPod touch (7th generation) 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st to 4th generation) 11-inch iPad Pro (from 1st to 2nd generation) iPad Pro 10.5 inch iPad Pro 9.7 inch iPad (5th to 7th generation) iPad mini (4th to 5th generation) iPad Air (3rd generation) iPad Air 2
Once the iPhone has restarted, go to Settings / General / Software update and tap on Download and install the Public Beta … which is offered to you. Also make sure that the automatic update is activated. Future betas will be installed without intervention.