Announced at WWDC in June 3, 2019, iOS 13 is Apple's newest operating system for iPhones and iPads. It is packing with many great new features and improvements, including a systemwide Dark Mode, a QuickPath keyboard, new Find My app, revamped Photos and Maps, Sign In with Apple option, new Reminders app, new Siri voice, new HomePod features, even making your old iPhone faster and last longer. And the iOS 13 on the iPads are actually coming in an update called iPadOS.
Currently, iOS 13 is available for developers and public beta testers ahead of its official release likely in September. Don't want to wait that long to try out the new features of iOS 13? Now you can install a public beta. In this article we'll explain how to enroll in the Apple Beta Software Program, and how to get and install iOS 13/iPadOS beta on your iPhone or iPad.
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus
iPad Air 2
The new iPad mini 4
iPod touch 7th-generation
iOS 13 won't come to older devices that support up to iOS 12 like iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air, iPad mini 2/3. If you own one of these devices you'll be stuck with iOS 12 forever.
Please note that iOS 13 betas are test versions with glitches & problems that need to be fixed. Before you begin to try out the public beta, it is important to create a backup or your iPhone or iPad to avoid unexpected data loss if something goes wrong. Instead of creating a backup of your device in iTunes or iCloud, we suggest you try FoneGeek iOS Data Backup & Restore. With it, you can take one click to back up data from iPhone or iPad to Windows/Mac computer. Here's how to use it:
Now that you've backed up your iPhone or iPad, you're ready to download and install the iOS 13/iPadOS public beta. Before doing this, you much enroll your iPhone or iPad in the free Apple Beta Software Program. Follow the steps given below:
Once you're enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program, you can easily install the iOS 13/iPadOS public beta on your iPhone or iPad. Please note that installing the iOS 13 beta is a risk, which may brick your device and necessitate a factory reset. So install it at your own risk and never on a primary device.