iOS 14 beta and iPadOS 14 beta updates are now available to download for iPhone and iPad. Here are all the ways you can install it.
Registered Developers Can Now Download iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Betas on their Compatible iPhone and iPad Devices
More interested in learning about iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 features instead? Then check out our detailed announcement post here:
- iOS 14 Announced With New Home screen, Widgets, and Improved Siri
- PadOS 14 Announced With New Design Language, Siri Improvements, Home Screen Widgets & More
We'll cut straight to the chase and show you all the methods which you can utilize in order to download and install iOS 14 beta or iPadOS 14 beta. But before you do that, just make sure your device compatible with the newly announced betas here:
Download the Update Over the Air
This method requires no computers, no cables and you can kick everything off from the comfort of your couch. Sounds like something you can most certainly comprehend with? Learn more about the method by going to this link:
Over the air installations can be a little choppy if you have a lot of apps and services running on your iPhone or iPad. Therefore, the clean install method is the route you should take in order to experience everything as bug-free as possible. This is especially important if you are installing the beta for the purpose of testing out your apps on the new software update. You can learn more about it by going to this link:
Download the Update for Free
There is a way to download the iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 beta for free, without a developer account. All you have to do is download the iOS configuration profile and off you go. But this is a method which we will not recommend as it can harm your device and may cause lots of stuff to go wrong. But if you insist that this is exactly what you want and need to install iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, then find more details here:
Though this is extremely exciting for the fanboys among us, but I will highly recommend staying away from the betas for the time being. Download iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 beta when the public beta becomes available in a few weeks time. Usually at that point all the major bugs and issues have been worked and the software is extremely tolerable. It's not perfect, but usable. If you still wish to go ahead with it, then the choice is entirely yours.
If, for some reason, you feel that you have made a mistake updating to iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 beta, then you can always downgrade back to iOS 13. Simply follow the tutorial posted here: