How to Get iOS 17 Public and Developer Beta on Your iPhone

iOS 17 is finally here, and if you're an iPhone enthusiast or developer, you're probably eager to get your hands on the latest beta version. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of enrolling and downloading the iOS 17 public and developer betas on your supported iPhone. So, let's dive in!

iPhone Models That Support iOS 17

Before we begin, let's make sure your iPhone is compatible with iOS 17. Here's a list of supported iPhone models:

  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation or later)

If your iPhone is on this list, you're good to go!

How to Enroll and Download iOS 17 Developer Beta

If you want to get the iOS 17 developer beta right now, here's what you need:

  • Enroll in Apple's Developer Beta program
  • Pay the $99 yearly fee
  • Have a supported iPhone model

Please note that the developer beta is not free to download. Previously, there were ways to download beta profiles for free, but those options are no longer available due to Apple's policies.

If you have already downloaded the BetaProfiles' configuration profile for iOS 16, you may still be able to receive the iOS 17 developer beta update. Check the “Download and Install iOS 17 Developer Beta on iPhone” section for more information.

Enroll in Apple Developer Program

To get early access to the iOS 17 developer beta, you need to enroll in Apple's Developer Program. Here's how:

  1. Download and install the Apple Developer app from the App Store.
  2. Open the app and sign in using your Apple ID.
  3. Choose whether you are an individual or a team and agree to the terms and conditions.
  4. Subscribe to the Apple Developer program and pay the $99 fee.

Once you are enrolled, you will have access to all future updates before they are released to the public.

Download and Install iOS 17 Developer Beta on iPhone

Installing the iOS 17 developer beta is straightforward. Follow these steps:

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Go to General > Software Update.
  3. Tap on Beta Updates.
  4. Select iOS 17 Developer Beta and wait for the download to start.
  5. Enter your passcode and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  6. Wait for the download to complete and tap on Install Now.
  7. Your iPhone will verify and install the update. It may restart during the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, go back to Settings > General > Software Update to check if the iOS 17 developer beta is successfully installed.

Congratulations! You are now enrolled in the Apple Developer Program and have the iOS 17 developer beta on your iPhone.

How to Enroll and Download iOS 17 Public Beta

After the iOS 17 developer beta, Apple will release the public beta for everyone to test. Here's how you can enroll and download the iOS 17 public beta:

  1. Visit the Public Beta Apple website (link not available yet).
  2. Sign in with your Apple ID.
  3. Enroll in the public beta when it becomes available.

Once you have enrolled, you can download and install the iOS 17 public beta from Settings > General > Software Update > Beta Updates, just like the developer beta.

Upgrading iOS on iPhone

Now that you know how to install the iOS 17 developer and public betas, you can explore the exciting new features that Apple has released. Check out the iOS 17 preview on Apple's website for more information.

Remember, beta versions may contain bugs and certain features may not work correctly. It's recommended to install them on a spare phone or if you're comfortable with the potential issues. Always take an iCloud backup before updating your software.

Enjoy exploring iOS 17 and its new features!