Public beta is here, how to install it on iPhone and iPad?

Apple has released the public beta of the future iOS 16 operating system as well as its iPad counterpart. Before proceeding with the installation of a non-final version, here are some tips to do it calmly.

iOS 16 is in public beta // Source: Apple

Revealed at the recent WWDC 2022, the futuristic iOS 16 for iPhone and iPod was revealed in public beta, just weeks after it was released to developers. Its counterpart, iPadOS 16, is also available on the brand’s touchscreen tablets.

If you want to try the adventure ahead of the official launch at the beginning of the school year, here’s everything you need to know to ensure the experience runs smoothly.

How do I install the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 public beta?

The method does not change. You must sign up for the Safari public beta program on your iPhone or iPad. Click on Register Then follow the instructions. If you have participated in beta versions before, tap Sign in and fill in your Apple ID account credentials.

Choose the operating system you want to install (iOS 16 or iPadOS 16 depending on your device, macOS Ventura, tvOS 16, watchOS 9, or even HomePod 16) and save the destination device.

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You just have to follow the procedure shown. looked b Backup your device For security to prevent important data from being lost during migration and you cannot recover it again. This is the safest step and the highest priority to install the trial version.

After making sure that your iPhone or iPad has enough battery, you can finally proceed with the trial download. It starts with installing a demo profile. Download the profile that will then appear in the format Settings At the top or on the General tab, then Profile. Click on the profile to finish installing it.

Restart your iPhone or iPad as required. Once the device restarts, go to Settings > General > Software Update. You should see an offer to install the public beta of iOS 16 or iPadOS 16.

It is also possible to connect your iPhone or iPad to your Mac to download iOS 16 or iPadOS 16 from the Apple Beta program page. Download the required software, connect your device. Then open Finder to find your iPhone or iPad. You just have to tap the Option key, then check for updates to install iOS 16 in the beta you downloaded earlier.

What’s new in iOS 16?

It will be more modern and obvious redesign lock screen. It becomes more customizable, with the ability to add filters to its wallpaper, but also the font or the color of the writing. You can also add widgets and, most importantly, move notifications to the bottom of the screen for better visibility (and easier one-handed fingertip management).

iMessage It will allow editing of messages to correct errors, restoring them before the recipient reads them or turning them back to “unread”. Apple’s Messaging app also hosts the SharePlay function to share videos, watch a movie together, or view a page simultaneously with friends.

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SharePlay in Message and the ability to edit the status of its messages in the app // Source: Apple

The other function that you should enjoy the most is the possibility of extracting an element from an image by erasing the background to share it better.

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The function of removing the subject from the background of the image, then sending it wherever you want // Source: Apple

Automatically generated captions also appear to help deaf and hard of hearing users. However, this will only be reserved for iPhone 11 and later.

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Live feedback finally comes to Apple // Source: Apple

It’s also the complete camera text recognition system that improves on iPhone with one-click selection of detected texts (Live Text function) in photos and now videos that you can copy anywhere. Later, there will also be a door detection for the blind and visually impaired with reading of the written text.

Emails are enriched with collaboration tools like Safari or your own discussion groups. You’ll be able to get to know your friends or colleagues who work with you better, open your recommended tabs or collaborate on documents.

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Also… you will be able more easily to uninstall Apple apps that were still resisting, but also bypass CAPTCHAS you want to know if you are a bot or not. Focus mode is enriched and easier to configure or ID card will finally be added to Wallet even in France.

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Summary of new features for iOS 16 // Source: Apple

On the iPadOS 16 side, the big news is coming from the addition of Stage Manager which will allow you a new multi-window with different capabilities for grouping apps, but only on the iPad Pro M1 and iPad Air M1. It will also become easier to use a second screen.

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Summary of new features in iPadOS 16 // Source: Apple

What are the compatible iPhones and iPads?

Compared to the update to iOS 15, the iPhone list has narrowed. Take out iPhone 6s/6s Plus and 7/7 Plus which was able to take advantage of the latest version. They will not be eligible for iOS 16. The iPod Touch (7th generation) also leaves the list. Officially removed from Apple’s catalog after more than 20 years of loyal service, you won’t benefit from the next release.

Regarding iPads compatible with iPadOS 16, we note that the iPad Air 2nd gen and iPad mini 4th gen updates have stopped:

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