How to Install iOS15 and iPadOS15 on Supported Devices

Apple will be launching its new operating systems iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 for iPhone and the iPad later this year. Ahead of the official release, you can try out iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 right now as a beta tester. This means that the build you gonna download will be containing bugs. Here is all you need to know about the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 beta, including how to install iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on your devices.

How to Install iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on Supported Devices

Even though the OS looks like a stable one still you might face issues on a daily basis. In spite of all these, if you would like to go ahead and experience the beta version, Apple has made iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 operating systems available for a certain number of devices. We will gonna tell you exactly step by step how you can install each OS. Before you engage with the process of installing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on your iPhone and iPad, there are few things you should know.

Risks Associated with Installing a Beta Software

First of all, don’t expect public betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 to be as stable as Apple’s current software. These betas are buggy and sometimes glitches may also occur there is a possibility to crash anytime and causes your iPhone or iPad to lose important data. Here comes the importance of backup. You should back up your data to either a Mac or iCloud or external hard drive or somewhere else you can restore from later.

The public betas of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 get upgrades once every two weeks until the official or final release. So you need to be ready with a good internet connection. The next thing is that not all features of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are available to you through these beta builds. Also, you need to note that your experience with the beta builds may be different from what other users see in their betas.

List of Supported iPhone Models for iOS 15 Beta

Features of iOS 15 and iPodOS 15

  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone SE 2020
  • iPhone SE (first-gen)

iPod Touch

  • iPod touch (7th generation)

How to Install iOS 15 Beta?

  1. Go to the Apple Beta Software Program website from Safari browser on your iPhone and click Sign UP. (You may click Sign In with your Apple ID if you are already enrolled)
  2. Sign Up by selecting “Enroll your devices” from the drop-down menu shown on the top right side of the web page (you will be mostly redirected automatically) and click the “Accept” button after reading carefully Apple’s terms of agreement.
  3. You can choose “iOS” accessible from the utmost left of the page. Here comes a reminder from Apple asking you to back up your data just like we already warned you in the segment titled Risks associated with installing beta software.
  4. Now click on the “Download profile” button. You will perceive a warning saying this website is trying to download a configuration profile on your iPhone. You have to tap on “Allow”. This brings you a pop-up saying you can install the profile from the Settings app.
  5. Go to the Settings app on your iPhone. You can see the downloaded profile on the top of it.
  6. Click on the “Profile Downloaded”. You just need to install it by entering your passcode.
  7. Restart your iPhone to activate the latest beta build.
  8. Congrats, you did it! Your iPhone will be running iOS 15 now.

How to Install iOS 15 Beta

Note: If you have already installed another profile (like a developer profile) you will need to remove that first before downloading and installing the public beta profile.                          Settings > General > Remove Profile

List of Supported iPad Models for iPadOS 15 Beta

How to install iPadOS 15

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch first-generation or higher
  • iPad Pro 11-inch first-generation or higher
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch
  • iPad Pro 9.7-inch
  • iPad fifth-generation or higher
  • iPad Mini fourth- and fifth-generation
  • iPad Air second-generation or higher

How to Install iPadOS 15 Beta?

The commencing of the process is the same as that of iOS 15 beta.

  1. Go to the Apple Beta Software Program website from Safari browser on your iPad and click Sign UP. (You may click Sign In with your Apple ID if you are already enrolled)
  2. Sign Up by selecting “Enroll your devices” from the drop-down menu shown on the top right side of the web page (you will be mostly redirected automatically) and click the “Accept” button after reading carefully Apple’s terms of agreement.
  3. You can choose “iPadOS” accessible from the second option from the left of the page. Here comes a reminder from Apple asking you to back up your data just like we already warned you in the segment titled Risks associated with installing beta software.
  4. Now click on the “Download profile” button. You will perceive a warning saying this website is trying to download a configuration profile on your iPad. You have to tap on “Allow”. This brings you a pop-up saying you can install the profile from the Settings app.
  5. Go to the Settings app on your iPad. You can see the downloaded profile on the top of it.
  6. Click on the “Profile Downloaded”. You just need to install it by entering your passcode.
  7. Restart your iPad to activate the latest beta build.
  8. Congrats, you did it! Your iPad will be running iPadOS 15 now.

If this method did not work on your iPad, Do not Worry! As another option, you can go to the Software update and download the iPadOS 15 Beta.

Install and Test the Latest iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 Public Beta on Your Device

As you know Apple normally introduces vital updates for iPhone as well as iPad OS every year. Months before the official launch, they make the beta test versions available for the public. They contain bugs and even glitches and are not complete. But it would be thrilling if you want to try it out before it gets widespread.

We highly recommend you not to install it on your primary device. For testing and other purposes, you may use a secondary device. We also recommend you to backup your devices before commence. Beta testing is the best way to find issues including bugs and glitches which helps eventually to bring out a stable build at the end. Do let us know via comments in case of any queries regarding how to install iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on your devices.

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