Apple unveiled its latest operating system iOS 16 during the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2022 last month. Almost a month after the first unveiling, Apple has now launched the public beta version for iOS 16, which iPhone users can download now to experience iOS 16 ahead of the final rollout in September.
How to Install iOS 16 Public Beta?
To install the beta version of iOS 16, users must register themselves with Apple’s beta program. To do this, you need to visit the Apple Beta Software Program site and register yourself iPhone either ipad With beta program. To do this, follow the given steps:
- go to Apple Click on the Beta Software Program website, then ‘Sign Up’.
- Log in with your Apple ID. Apple will use two-factor authentication to verify you. Once done, tell Apple if you trust the browser you’re using.
- Accept the Terms and Conditions Policy.
- Now you need to make a backup.
- Once the backup is created, go to beta.apple.com/profile to download the configuration profile.
Now, once you have registered your device, you will see a software update in your device’s settings. Once you have backed up all the data and are confident about installing the beta, follow the given steps.
- go for Adjustment , General , software update, Here, you will see a new update waiting for you.
- Download and install the update, and your phone will be updated to iOS 16 public beta.
Apple notes that the beta is still in development, and users may face difficulties while using their device due to some features not working. The company also insists on backing up all the data before proceeding with the download. The idea behind the public beta for iOS 16 is to let users try out the latest software and provide feedback to the company on whether fixes or improvements are needed.
What’s new in iOS 16
iOS 16, the next version of iOS brings many new features and improvements to the iPhone. The most talked about feature is the customizable lock screen. Apple has finally given users more control over their lock screen, where they can change wallpapers, fonts, themes, and place widgets on the lock screen itself.
With iOS 16, Apple iMessages will also give users the ability to “unsend” and edit messages. Users will have up to 15 minutes to make any changes or delete messages sent by them. Apple is also introducing a “passkey” with iOS 16, which will be a replacement for passwords and make logging into websites and services easier and safer.
iOS 16 will be launched later this fall (September according to reports) and will come to iPhones in 2016 and later. This means that only the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11 series, iPhone 12 series and iPhone 13 series will get iOS 16 during the stable rollout. The Apple iPhone 14, launching later this year, will also come with iOS 16.