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oi-Rohit Arora

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Updated: Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 14:07 [IST]

Apple announced a plethora of new devices at the WWDC 2022 keynote. There were a multitude of hardware products introduced, but iOS 16 Developer Beta simply stole the show. The iOS 16 is full of surprises and we can’t wait to test out the official version of the new Apple mobile OS on our iPhones and iPads. While the official rollout can take some time, the iOS 16 Developer Beta is available to download.

Step By Step Guide To Download iOS 16 Beta On Supported Apple iPhones

The iOS 16 Developer Beta 1 is available for download on compatible iPhones (Apple iPhone 8 and higher) for both regular users and developers. Since it is a beta version, some apps and features might not work as advertised and you might face some hiccups in the form of bugs and app crashes.

Moreover, it is highly recommended that you back up your iPhone before you install the new update since beta versions are notoriously unstable. Once you have backed up your iPhone using iTunes or iCloud, follow the step-by-step guide to download and install the iOS 16 Beta 1 on your compatible Apple iPhone/iPad. Make sure you have an active account on the Apple developer site, which usually costs $99 (Rs. 8,800 approx.) annually.

Visit developer.apple.com/download on your iPhone.Sign in with your Apple id and password. Make sure the two-factor authentication is enabled.Tap ‘Install Profile’ and tap ‘Allow’.Go to Settings > General > VPN & Device Management > iOS 16 Beta Software Profile.Tap ‘Install’ and enter your Apple device’s passcode.Tap the ‘Install’ button twice once you have read the terms and conditions.Tap ‘Restart’.Go to Settings > General > Software Update.Tap ‘Download & Install’.Enjoy iOS 16 on your compatible iPhone.

Step By Step Guide To Download iOS 16 Beta On Supported Apple iPhones

The iOS 16 brings a host of new features. Apple has added all-new personalization features, new means to communicate and share and several new enhancements. Some of the key iOS 16 features coming to your compatible iPhones include-

Lock screen widgets, Lock screen personalization features such as font, color, elements placement, etc., lock screen photo styles
New Focus mode features- Focus filters, Focus schedules, easier setup mode, etc.
iCloud Shared Photo Library- new sharing & collaboration tools
iMessage- Edit sent message, Undo sent messages, recover deleted messages, etc.
Mails- Smart search correction/suggestion, Undo send mail, follow-up, etc.
Safari- Shared tabs groups, new web APIs, etc.

Besides, Apple has added new features and made enhancements to Siri, Live text, Passkeys, maps, Apple pay & Wallet, Home & Health app, Fitness app, and more.

Step By Step Guide To Download iOS 16 Beta On Supported Apple iPhones

List of compatible Apple iPhones for iOS 16 Developer Beta

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Huawei P30 Pro

54,535

Apple iPhone 12 Pro

1,19,900

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

54,999

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

86,999

Samsung Galaxy S20

49,975

Vivo X50 Pro

49,990

Xiaomi Mi 10i

20,999

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G

1,04,999

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G

44,999

Motorola Edge Plus

64,999

Samsung Galaxy A51

20,699

Apple iPhone 11

49,999

Redmi Note 8

11,499

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

54,999

Redmi 8

7,999

Samsung Galaxy A10s

8,980

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17,091

Samsung Galaxy A20s

10,999

OnePlus 7T

34,999

Apple iPhone XR

39,600

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25,750

Honor V40 Lite

33,590

Black Shark 4

27,760

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44,425

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13,780

Apple iPhone 13 Pro

1,25,000

Apple iPhone SE 3

45,990

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Apple iPhone 13

82,999

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