News

How To Move From An iOS Beta Version To Official Release

Looking for a way to downgrade your device from iOS Beta to official version? Here is how you can

how to update

The latest versions of the mobile operating systems are keep coming to the devices almost every year with new features and updates. Apple released its iOS 11 last year in September for the users along with some new additions including Animojis and AR apps. However, in order to test the platform and its user-experience, the companies first release a beta version of the OS. These beta versions aren't the finished products rather a software under the development for users to know how the coming update works. Tech giants like Apple and Google rolls the beta version for testing purpose and to find out the bugs via feedbacks.

In order to get early access to the upcoming product and explore new functionality most of us download the available beta version. But, these versions come with limited functionality and bugs that make our phones unstable. This requires you to know the process for downgrading an iOS beta version to a official release of iOS.

In this article, you will get to know how to downgrade an iOS version as well as how to upgrade the beta version to the latest public release.

How To Downgrade An iOS from Beta version

It is obvious to upgrade your iPhone with the latest available iOS beta version. But, if you are done exploring new updated iOS available with bugs and imperfection it's time for switching back to the official release.

1. The very first step you will be taking is backing up your data including photos and contacts. The downgrade of the iOS version may cause you data loss so it is advised to backup the data. The iCloud is the best option for storing personal data, you can also store it locally or can use other cloud storage services.

2. Now, you need to download the firmware of the latest available iOS update on your computer. Search the web, you will find the latest iOS release available specifically for your iPhone.

downgrade ios

3. While you are downloading the latest available iOS release make sure that “Find My iPhone” is disabled on your iPhone. To check, go to Settings > Apple ID > iCloud > Find My iPhone.

4. Connect the iOS device to your computer using USB cable and launch the iTunes.

5. Tap the Summary option available on the left side of your computer screen, you will see the details of your iPhone.

6. While holding the Shift key (for Windows) or the Option key (for Mac), click the Restore iPhone. Make sure you hit the Restore iPhone while holding the respective keys on Mac or Windows.

7. In this step, a new window will pop up in front of you and ask you to choose the firmware you want to downgrade your iPhone with. You will see the firmware you have downloaded earlier.

8. Once you select the firmware the iTunes will restore your iPhone by installing the iOS.

After the restore process is completed your iPhone will run on the officially released iOS version.

How To Upgrade From Beta To Officially Released iOS version

So, you were toying with the iOS beta version of the upcoming update and Apple suddenly dropped the full version officially. Now, you need to upgrade your iPhone from beta to latest available iOS version.

1. To upgrade from beta to official release go to Settings > General > Profile and tap on the iOS Beta Software Profile.

2. A screen will appear showing you the Beta Software profile you have used for signing in.

3. With all the other details you will see the Delete Profile option, tap on that to delete the profile.

4. Now, your iPhone will delete the Beta Software profile, however, the job isn't done yet. Your iPhone is still running on the Beta Software.

5. Now you need to go to the Settings > General > Software Update and if there is an update available it will start appearing there and you can install the latest iOS version. As you have deleted the Beta Software profile the iPhone will no longer show you the Beta version updates.

update ios

These two methods will help you in switching from iOS beta version to the official releases. You can either go back to the previous iOS update or jump to the latest released iOS upgrade of the beta version you are using. Currently, the publicly launched iOS 11 is available for the users.

Manish
Written By
Manish

With a mixture of literature, cinema, and photography, Manish is mostly traveling. When he is not, he is probably writing another tech news for you!

Want To Hire The Best Service Provider?
MobileAppDaily will help you explore the best service providers depending on your vision, budget, project requirements and industry. Get in touch and create a list of best-suited companies for your needs.
News

Technology Firm Proxy raises $13.6M In Series A Round

2 min read  

Proxy, a technology company that deals in keyless, badgeless office entry, has successfully raised $13.6 million in Series A round of funding. The investment was led by Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm headquartered on Sand Hill Road.With the fresh investment, Proxy aims to turn mobile de

News

Twitter Enrolled Its Twitter Lite Android App For Testing In Philippines

4 min read  

Twitter, the microblogging social media platform is testing a new version of its Android app for the regions with slow internet speed. The platform with 328 million daily active users across the globe came up with ‘Twitter Lite’ for Android users. The company is testing the Twitter LIte

News

The Guide To Install A Spy App For iPhone And Android In 2020

2 min read  

To keep an eye on the activities of your kids and ensure their safety online, you may have to install the spy app on the target iPhone or Android device. Depending on the device type, there are various spy apps available online.You just need to visit the official app website, learn about the int

News

Apple Is Providing Battery Replacement Program For 13-inch MacBook Pro

4 min read  

Looks like Apple’s battery woes are not the case with iPhones only. And, how can the technology giant miss on something that is related to battery replacement? Well, such replacements are in the rage and so is the Apple. The very latest feed has come from the giant in the form of a news that t

MAD Originals
MAD Originals

Cut to the chase content that’s credible, insightful & actionable.

Get the latest mashup of the App Industry Exclusively Inboxed

  • PRODUCTS
  • SERVICES
  • BOTH
Join our expansive network, build connections and expand your brand presence.