iOS 12 public beta has been released for those interested in trying iOS 12 before it officially launches later this fall. Now you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 12 prior to its public debut. And in this article we’ll guide you through the iOS 12 public beta install process step-by-step for your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
Backing up your device
Before we started, remember to backup your device. When you download and install iOS 12, remember that you are using in-development software, which is bound to have some bugs.
How to install the iOS 12 public beta
Step 1: From your eligible iOS device, use Safari to visit Apple’s public beta website. Tap the Sign Up button, sign in to the Apple Beta Program with your Apple ID. Tap the Accept button in the bottom right-hand corner of the Agreement page. On the iOS tab, find the enroll your iOS device link. Tap the Download profile button, the profile area of the Settings app will now open.
Step 2: On the Install Profile page, tap Install in the upper right-hand corner to install it. And then tap Restart to reboot your iOS device. Your iOS device will reboot with the iOS 12 public beta profile installed. Once your device reboots, open Settings> General> Software Update and you should see Checking for Update. Simply tap the Download and Install button. Agree the Terms and Conditions. This will begin the download process.
Step 3: Once the download is complete, tap Install Now to begin the install. Note that you will need at least 50% battery or be connected to a power source to install iOS updates.