iOS 10 beta download links are now available to install on iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, 6, 6 Plus, SE, 5s, 5c, 5, iPad 4 and over, and iPod touch 6th-generation. Announced at WWDC 2016, iOS 10 is Apple’s latest update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices, brings a number of new features to the popular mobile platform. Final version of iOS 10 will be available to all consumers this coming fall.
The following guide will help you download and install iOS 10 beta on your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device the right way. To find out whether your device is compatible with iOS 10 or not, you can check out the list below
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
iPad Pro, 12.9-inch
iPad Pro, 9.7-inch
iPad Air 2
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini 2
iPod touch 6th-gen
It is highly recommended that you make a complete full backup of your device, as well as using iTunes before installing iOS 10 beta.
How to download and install iOS 10 beta:
Step 1: Before you can download iOS 10 beta, you need to first enroll into Apple Developer Program at https://developer.apple.com/programs/. If you have already registered on it, skip to Step 2.
Step 2: Login to Account section of Apple Developer Program using your Apple ID: https://developer.apple.com/account/.
Step 3: Now you need to register your UDID with Apple for the iOS device you want to install the beta. To find the UDID of the device, simply plug the device into iTunes, select it, and then click on the serial number for it to show the UDID, like shown in the screenshot below. Now copy this number using ctrl+c on Windows, or command+c on Mac.
Step 4: From the main Account section of the page, Click on Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles.
From the Devices section found in the left panel, click on All.
Now from right hand panel, click on “+”, and then add the UDID of your iOS device.
Step 5: Once the UDID has been added, head to the Resources > iOS > Download section. You can find this page directly at https://developer.apple.com/download/.
Select your device from drop down to begin downloading the iOS 10 beta firmware file.
Step 6: Coming back to the iTunes, once the firmware has been downloaded, simply extract the downloaded .zip file to get the .ipsw file for installation.
Step 7: Before restoring, make sure that iTunes installed on your Windows PC or Mac is the latest version. Once you are sure, it is the latest version, launch iTunes and also connect your iOS device to the computer.
Step 8: Now to install the beta, Mac you need to hold the Alt key, for Windows you this will be the Shift key, and then click on the Restore button. iTunes will now prompt you to select the ipsw firmware file. Select iOS 10 beta file you downloaded.
Step 9: Now sit back and relax as iTunes installs iOS 10 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Be patient as this could take some time depending on the speed of your computer and the type of device you are installing. After being installed, your device will reboot automatically and you will see Hello screen of iOS 10.