July is here and so is the time when iOS and OS X users can sign up for the testing of macOS Sierra and iOS 10 public betas. It was in June that Apple unveiled its next generation of iOS and OS X at the WWDC 2016 which allowed developer access right away with the actual release scheduled for September. Here are some simple steps to sign up for the iOS 10 and macOS Sierra public betas.
Recommendation: Before you actually sign up for the public beta, try doing it for a secondary device. If that’s not really a possibility, take a complete backup of your device on the existing already-released version.
How to sign up for public beta
- Visit the Apple Beta Program site and click Sign Up
- Sign in with your Apple ID
- Accept Apple’s Software Program Agreement
How to install iOS 10 public beta
- Take a complete backup via iTunes- Complete guide
- Visit beta.apple.com/profile to download the beta profile and follow the onscreen instructions to install it
- Go to Settings-> Software Update to install the new updates
How to install mac OS Sierra public beta
- Take a Time Machine backup of your Mac
- If already signed up, you must have a mail from Apple consisting the download link for public access utility
- If you haven’t, Enroll your device again at the beta program page to receive the link
- Once everything is downloaded, run the installer and follow the instructions
- Click on Update to get the macOS Sierra update up and running
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