How to Download & Install iOS 11 Beta on Your iPhone & iPad

If you’re looking forward specific methods on how to update to iOS 11, read this guide, which will show you in detail about how to download and install iOS 11 beta on your iPhone and iPad.

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Aug. 10, 2017 | by Thea, Follow @iMobie_Inc

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In the coming fall this year, Apple will make iOS 11 available to public. It is said that iOS 11 is coming with many new features. As Apple says, it will make iPhone better than before, make iPad more capable than ever, and make your iPhone and iPad become the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they’ve ever been. If you can’t wait to try out iOS 11, read on, here is the handy guide on how to update to iOS 11 before it’s released to the general public.

Well, before talking about how to download and install iOS 11 beta on your iPhone or iPad, please be notice that this updating operation is much risker than a traditional iOS update because it may break your device or lead to data lose. But if you still want to have a try, you can follow steps below to make it. Before you start, we highly suggest you make a backup of your iPhone or iPad, or you can just try it out on your secondary device if you have one.

You don’t need a computer to install the iOS 11 betas due to a special configuration profile that allows you to make it on your iPhone or iPad directly. In the early time, you need to pay for a developer account so that you can download the iOS 11 betas on your device. But now, Apple’s public beta program is open, so there’s no need to be a paying developer to use iOS 11 Beta. Next, let’s follow steps below to take the newest iOS version for a test drive in advance!

Also Read: The Most Conmon iOS 11 Beta Problems and Solutions >

How to Download iOS 11 Beta on iPhone/iPad

Step 1. Open safari and go to develop.apple.com on your device.

Step 2. Click on “Download New Betas”. Then log in your developer account.

How to Download iOS 11 Beta - Step 2

How to Download iOS 11 Beta - Step 2

Step 3. Go to 11 beta section and tap on Download, if asked which device you want to use, select the one you need (iPhone or iPad).

Step 4. The beta software profile will appear on your device, tap Install and type in your Passcode.

Step 5. Agree to the consent form and tap Install button on the top right corner, and then press Install button again at the bottom of the screen.

Step 6. Now, tap on Restart to apply changes.

How to Download iOS 11 Beta

How to Download iOS 11 Beta

Note: During the process, some steps may take some time. Hence you should wait for it patiently.

How to Install iOS 11 Beta on iPhone/iPad

Now, follow steps below to install iOS 11 beta on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 1. Open Settings on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Tap on General > Software Update.

Step 3. When the update shows up, tap on Download and Install. Enter your password.

How to Install iOS 11 Beta on iPhone & iPad

How to Install iOS 11 Beta on iPhone & iPad

Step 4. Tap Agree to the Terms and Conditions. Then tap Agree again to confirm.

Note: After rebooting your device, it will be running the new iOS 11. You can get started with iOS 11 after finishing the setup steps.

Bonus Tip: How to Manage and Transfer iOS Data Easily

When comes to manage or transfer iOS data, what come to our mind first it using iTunes. However, using iTunes has many limits, like you cannot use iTunes to transfer data from iPhone to computer directly, can’t transfer non-purchased items, can’t sync data without data lose and so on. So, in this part, we recommend you an awarded iTunes alternative - AnyTrans, which is dedicate to help Apple users manage and transfer kinds of iOS data in a smart way.

AnyTrans is compatible with Mac & PC computer, and supports all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod. It supports transferring all kinds of iOS data including photos, music, videos, notes, calendars, contacts, apps, reminders, messages, etc. Whatever you want to transfer, it can do it for you. What’s more, you can use it to transfer data in multi-direction, like between iTunes and computer, from device to iCloud, between iCloud and computer, and even between two iDevices and two iCloud accounts.

AnyTrans on Mac Overview

AnyTrans on Mac Overview

The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to update to iOS 11, we have to remind you again, make a backup for your device before iOS 11 beta downloading. And as it's still in beta, it may not provide you a great experience, so, you have to take a risk of facing common problems like battery drain, data lose and freezing and so on. So, be ready to encounter them bravely! If in case you can downgrade from iOS 11 to iOS 10. By the way, if you want to mange and transfer your iPhone/iPad data in an easier way, you can download AnyTrans to give it a try.

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