Here’s how you can download and install iOS 9 Public Beta on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The installation is very straightforward, and we have a complete step-by-step tutorial to guide you through the process.

Although iOS 9 beta is supported on a wide range of devices, it’s still a good idea to make sure you are covered from head to toe in terms of compatibility. Check out our article posted here to see if your device is supported: iOS 9 Beta Compatibility For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

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Important Note: This version of iOS 9 is a beta release. Performance issues, instability, battery life drainage and other issues are common with beta releases. We’ll recommend installing this on a spare and test device only. DO NOT install the beta on your main primary device. You’ve been warned.

All set? Let’s go!

Step 1: First up, make sure you are running the current latest public version of iOS, which is iOS 8.4. You can download iOS 8.4 from here: Download iOS 8.4 Final IPSW Links For iPhone And iPad.

Step 2: Next, if you haven’t registered at Apple Beta Software Program yet, do so now: Sign Up For iOS 9 Public Beta Program Right Now, Here’s How.

Step 3: Point your browser to: beta.apple.com and click on ‘Sign In’ as shown in the screenshot below. If you’re starting fresh, then click on ‘Sign up’.

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Step 4: Enter your Apple ID and password to sign in.

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Step 5: Accept the ‘Agreement’ by clicking on the ‘Accept’ button on the bottom right hand corner.

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Step 6: Now you’re going to enroll your iOS device into the beta program.

Step 7: Open the following link on your iPhone or iPad: beta.apple.com/profile.

Step 8: Sign in with the same Apple ID account once again on your iOS device.

Step 9: Now tap on the blue ‘Download profile’ button.

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Note: If you have an Apple Watch paired to your iPhone then you’ll get the following popup as shown in the screenshot below. Tap on ‘iPhone’ only.

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Step 10: Tap on the ‘Install’ button on the top right of the display. You’ll be required to input your passcode to confirm the action if you have one in place.

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Step 11: Once you’ve entered your passcode, you’ll be asked to agree to a ‘Consent’ from Apple. Click on ‘Install’ on the top right once again.

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Step 12: You’ll be presented with a popup asking you to restart your iPhone or iPad. Do so by tapping on ‘Restart.’

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Step 13: Once your iPhone or iPad is done restarting, head over to Settings > General > Software Update, and the iOS 9 Public Beta 1 download will be sitting there for your approval. Simply hit the ‘Download and Install’ button to get things rolling.

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Want to try OS X El Capitan public beta? Follow the instructions here: OS X El Capitan Public Beta: How To Download And Install Right Now [Tutorial].

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