Ten to one, you are looking forward to testing iOS 11 on your iPhone. And why not, it’s got plenty of all new features to liven up your user experience on iOS devices. If you have a developer account, you will be able to download and install iOS 11.2 beta 6 on your iPhone and iPad with ease.
You will have to register your account for iOS 11 beta to get started. Besides, you need to have the strong Wi-Fi connection to easily download the beta file. One thing you need to know that you won’t have a smooth-sailing experience with the OS as it’s still in beta version. Hence, I would recommend you to try it out on your secondary device. Without making much ado, let’s follow this complete guide to take the newest iOS version for a test drive in advance! (ALSO READ: How to Install iOS 11 Public Beta on iPhone and iPad)
How to Download and Install iOS 11.2 Beta 6 on iPhone and iPad
How to Make an Archived backup of iPhone or iPad
Note: Make sure to back up your iOS device before going ahead with the process. Also, ensure that your device is compatible with the latest iOS version.
Step #1. First up, you need to connect your device to your Mac or Windows PC and fire up iTunes.
Step #2. Now, click on your device icon in the menu bar.
Note: Ensure that backup is set to This Computer and Encrypted backup is enabled.
Step #3. Click on Back Up Now. (Click on Encrypt Backup and then you have to add a password.
Step #4. Make sure to back up your apps as well.
Step #5. Now, press Command to open Preferences.
You can also click on iTunes in the menu bar and click on Preferences.
Step #6. Click on the Devices tab. Then, option-click on your Backup and select Archive.
How to Register your account for the iOS 11.2 Beta 6
You need to have a developer account with Apple ( without a paid account,) to download the iOS 11 developer beta on your iOS device.
Step #2. Next, you have to sign in with your developer account’s username and password. Then, you have to go to 11 beta section and tap the down arrow to expand downloads.
Step #3. Now, you will have to tap on Download next to Configuration Profile.
If asked which device you want to use, select iPhone (or iPad)
Step #4. The Beta software profile will show up on your phone. (On some occasions, it may take some time. Hence you may have to wait for it.)
Tap Install. You may have to type in your Passcode.
The, you need to agree to the consent form and tap on Install at the top right corner. Tap on Install again at the bottom of the screen.
Step #5. Tap on Restart.
How to Install the iOS 11.2 Beta 6 on iPhone and iPad
Step #1. Open Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Tap on General → Software Update.
Step #3. When the update shows up, tap on Download and Install.
Then, you have to enter your Passcode.
Step #4. Tap on Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
Step #5. You need to tap on Agree again to confirm.
Your iOS device will reboot to install iOS 11.
How to Get Started with iOS 11.2 Beta 6 on iPhone and iPad
After your iOS device has rebooted, it will be running the brand new iOS 11.
Step #1. Unlock your device as usual and tap on Continue.
Step #2. Now, you will have to enter your Apple ID password.
Step #3. Finally, tap on Get Started.
Now, go ahead and explore iOS 11.2 beta 6 to your heart’s content! As it’s still in beta, it may not provide you a great experience. You might have to face common problems like battery drain and freezing. So, be ready to encounter them bravely! If in case you cannot download iOS 11, check this out.