The third iOS 16 beta release is out and you can get it now —and it’s okay for you to install software that may have minor bugs and other issues (as with most prereleases).
iOS 16 brings severalincluding to the iPhone one and .
In June, Apple released the first iOS 16 developer beta shortly after, but most did not have the right to download and install the software. Developer beta versions require membership in the Apple Developer Program, which costs $100 per year, and are not recommended for everyday use, as they may be full of bugs and make your phone difficult to use.
Fortunately, you can get iOS 16 Beta 3 right now, which should be a bit more stable than the developer version. All you need to do is enroll your device in the Apple Beta Software program and install a configuration profile to get iOS 16 beta on your device.
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Before you begin, back up your iPhone
Getting your hands on pre-release software can be exciting, but there are precautions you should take before upgrading. All pre-release software like iOS 16 beta can have bugs and other issues that can make your device hard to use, so you should back up your device in case you want to go back to iOS 15.
By default, iPhone should back itself up every time it connects to power and Wi-Fi during your normal sleeping hours. But if this backup feature is disabled, you’re good to go Parameters > Your name > iCloud > iCloud Backup and then hit Backup Now to backup your device.
Additionally, you can back up iPhone through Finder on Mac. Simply connect your device to your computer, open Finder, select your device, and then create a backup. Apple also recommends that you archive your backup so that it is not overwritten by other backups.
Sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program
After you have backed up your device, it’s time to register Apple Beta Software Program, which allows anyone to test pre-release software for free and provide feedback to Apple about quality, usability, and issues. You can test the iOS 16 beta right now (iPhone 8 and later).
To enroll in the Apple Beta Program:
1. go away Apple Beta Software Program Website on iPhone.
two. touch blue sign up button at the bottom of the page.
3. Use Face ID or Touch ID to sign in to the Apple ID added to your iPhone.
4. Read and accept the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement.
On the next page that appears, scroll down and tap Get Started Register your iOS device, a hyperlink must be provided in the visible paragraph. This will take you to another page where Apple will provide everything you need to do to download and install iOS 16 beta on your iPhone.
Install the iOS 16 beta configuration profile
If you scroll down this page, you will see a section called Profile Setup. To download and install iOS 16 beta on your device, you need to set up a configuration profile on your iPhone now.
Basically, a configuration profile allows a third party to control your device; in this case, Apple. You may be concerned about whether this is a breach of privacy, but rest assured, this configuration profile simply allows Apple to deliver and manage the iOS 16 beta on your device.
Click the blue button to install the configuration profile upload profile button and then tap give permission in the popup that appears. Next, exit your web browser, launch the Settings app, and tap Profile Upload at the top of the page. It should then show you a window for the iOS 16 public beta configuration profile. hit uploadenter your password and then tap upload two more times. finally, click start again to get the iOS 16 beta update over the air.
Download and install iOS 16 beta
Once your iPhone has rebooted, go here Parameters > General > Software update, hit Download and install and enter your password to start the iOS 16 beta update process.
If for some reason you don’t see the Download and Install option, you should either wait a few minutes to free up space or clear your memory. If you don’t have enough space, you won’t be able to download iOS 16, so clear your memory by deleting large files and downloading large apps.
You should see a download bar along with a rough estimate of how long the download process will take. Once the download is complete, restart your device and wait for the iOS 16 beta to install. When your iPhone turns on, you should see the iOS 16 beta downloaded to your device.