Apple has just released tvOS 12.1 public beta 1. If you have a curious heart that likes digging into the pre-release features, you would be willing to install tvOS 12.1 public beta 1 on your Apple TV.
Beta testing offers a great chance to take a peek into the pre-release features. As a user, you can try out the yet-to-be-released functions and share your thoughts about them. Along the way, you will also come across bugs and issues that you will report on various forums to help the tech giant refine the operating system.
How to Download and Install tvOS 12.1 Public Beta 1 on Apple TV [4th Gen and 4K]
Register Your Account for Apple’s Beta Software Program
Step #1. Head over to Apple Beta Software Program page and click on sign up.
Step #2. Now, enter your Apple ID and password. Then, click on Sign In.
Step #3. Next, you will have to agree to the terms and conditions.
Now, you need to enroll your Apple TV for tvOS 12.1 public beta 1. Ensure that you have signed into your TV with the same Apple ID that you have used for registering your account.
Enroll Your Apple TV for tvOS 12.1 Public Beta 1
Step #1. Launch the Settings app on your Apple TV → Click on Accounts.
Step #2. Now, click on iCloud, iTunes and App Store, or Game Center.
Then, sign in using your Apple ID and password.
Step #3. Next, you need to click on Menu on the Siri Remote.
Step #4. Click on Menu again.
Step #5. Next up, click on System → Software Updates.
Step #6. Up next, turn on Get Public Beta Updates and then click on Get Public Beta Updates.
Important: At any time, you don’t want to get the updates for public beta, come back here. Then, click on Get Public Beta Updates and turn it off.
Step #7. Now, Agree to the terms and conditions.
Install tvOS 12.1 Public Beta 1 on Apple TV
Step #1. Open Settings app on your Apple TV → System → Software Updates.
Step #2. Now, click on Update Software.
Step #3. Next, click on Download & Install. Next up, it’s business as usual.
It’s time to start digging into the tvOS and explore the new features. Don’t fail to keep us updated if you come across something really cool.
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