How to Download and Install iOS 12 on iPhone iPad iPod touch

iOS 12 is currently in beta, if you want to try it out on your iPhone iPad now to take an early look at the new features come with iOS 12, then read this article to learn about how to download and install iOS 12 beta on iPhone iPad.

By Thea Lewis | Posted: Jul. 06, 2018, Last Updated: Jul. 06, 2018
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You know that iOS 12 is coming. Apple says iOS 12 is designed to make your iPhone and iPad experience even faster, more responsive, and more delightful. It will be the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. Believe that you also aware that each iOS update brings with a number of attractive features as well as a few inevitable problems such as data loss, system crash, stuck on Apple logo etc., let alone the beta iOS 12 version.

However, there are still many iOS users willing to upgrade their iPhone iPad to iOS 12 even take the risk that comes with the beta. If you’re are one of those users wondering how to download and install iOS 12 beta on your iPhone or iPad, then you can follow the steps below to update your iPhone iPad to iOS 12.

How to Download and Install iOS 12 Beta on iPhone iPad

Before updating to iOS 12, here are some important things you need to know at first:

1. Get to know which devices iOS 12 supports, you can see this page.

2. Make a full backup of your iPhone iPad with iTunes or iCloud. This is the most important thing because data loss is almost certain to happen.

3. Make sure you have enough free storage space for iOS 12 update, check it by going to Settings > General > Usage. If you don’t have enough space, delete unwanted files from your device to free up more space.

Steps to download and install iOS 12 Beta on iPhone iPad:

Step 1 Go to > Sign up for the Apple beta software program.

Download and Install iOS 12 Beta on iPhone iPad - Step 1

Download and Install iOS 12 Beta on iPhone iPad – Step 1

Step 2 On your iPhone or iPad, run a backup using iTunes or iCloud.

Step 3 From Safari on your device, go to and sign into your Apple account.

Step 4 A dialog box for the iOS Beta Software Profile will pop up, click the Download Profile button, then click Install.

Make sure your iDevice have enough power or plug in your device to a power source until the upgrade is complete.

Step 5 Go to General > Software Update on your device. You’ll see an option for the iOS 12 Public Beta. Click Download and Install. Follow the prompts to finish it.

Bonus Tip: How to Recover Lost Data after Updating to iOS 12 Beta

For the sake of your data security, it is indeed necessary for you to backup your iPhone iPad before updating to iOS 12 beta. Once you encountered data loss, you can use the traditional restoring method to restore the whole backup to your device, or you can use a practical iOS data recovery – PhoneRescue for iOS to selectively restore data from the backup to your device without erasing anything.

Moreover, for those people who forgot to make a backup before updating to iOS 12, you can also use PhoneRescue for iOS to recover lost or missing data from your iPhone iPad directly. It can help you recover all kinds of iOS content including photos, contacts, call history, videos, text messages, WhatsApp messages, iMessage, voice memos, calendars, notes and so on. It is compatible with Mac & PC computer, supports all models of iPhone, iPad, iPod touch. Here is a screenshot of PhoneRescue for iOS on Mac.

3 Modes to Recover Lost Data After Updating to iOS 12

3 Modes to Recover Lost Data After Updating to iOS 12

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The Bottom Line

That’s all for how to update to iOS 12 beta, please remember to make a backup for your device before iOS 12 update. If you lose some important data after updating to iOS 12 or meet some system problems like stuck on apple logo, upgrade failure etc., you can have a try on PhoneRescue for iOS to get lost data back and fix system issues.

Thea Lewis

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as a movie lover, take pleasure in sharing workarounds of iOS & Android related problems.

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