Apple has released iOS 6 Beta for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch which is feature rich and one would love to try it out. Though the final iOS 6 will be released by fall this year, however, to try out new features in iOS 6 installation on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch requires Apple Developers Account to register your UUID.
The installation of iOS 6 Beta itself is not problem but its activation is for general user without Apple Developer Account which cost $99. The solution to this problem though illegal is offered by a number of websites, but to make out which one is real and which one is fake is difficult. The right way of acquiring Beta release and its activation is by having Apple Developer Account. For education purpose you can Google for download links and free UUID registration.
Step-by-Step Guide for Installation of iOS 6 Beta
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad 2
- iPad 3
- iPod touch 4
Register your UDID here.
Get iOS 6 Beta for above devices.
Download and install iTunes 10.6.3
STEP 1: Register your UDID with above link.
STEP 2: Connect your device to computer to back up using old iTunes.
STEP 3: After installation of iTunes 10.6.3 back up your device again.
STEP 4: Download iOS 6 Beta from above link.
STEP 5: Hold down on the Alt+Option (for Mac Users) or Alt+Ctrl (for Windows users) buttons and click the Restore button in iTunes to upgrade to iOS 6 Beta.
STEP 6: Find the .ipsw file (iOS 6 Beta downloaded file).
STEP 7: Click update / install to start installation of iOS 6 Beta.
STEP 8: On completion restore backup for re-installing all your previous apps.
You have now iOS 6 Beta installed on you iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Beware that iOS 6 Beta is for developers only with few bugs. To see new features included in iOS 6 Beta Click Here. This iOS 6 beta is in testing stage, and may lag, crash or freeze on your device. Some users of iOS 6 Beta are reporting better experience in terms of features and performance. Keep in mind that if your device is an unlocked one, installing the Beta will lock your device.
Disclaimer: This process is for education purposes only. You should only try this method if you are confident and interested in testing / using new features offered by iOS 6 Beta. Otherwise wait for official release of iOS 6, till then follow news related to iOS 6. We are not responsible for any loss of data / damage to your device during this process.