As we already know that Apple unveiled iOS 9 beta for all latest iOS devices including iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, 4s and iPad 2. This new beta is made its debut at WWDC 2015. So if you are interested to install this latest iOS update on your own iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via iTunes then follow the given step-by-step guide carefully.
This highly anticipated iOS 9 update come with some new features such as such as Proactive Assistant, split-screen multitasking, a brand new transit view for Maps and number of fixes and improvements.
You can download and install iOS 9 beta for free on latest iOS devices, we’ve given the list of supported devices below:
- iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
- iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, Retina iPad mini
- iPad mini , iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3
- iPod touch (5th generation)
Before Getting Started:
- Take a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on your iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch) before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install the latest iTunes version on your PC.
- Verify the battery level of your iOS device, it must be fully charged or it is recommended that your device is properly connected to an AC power outlet.
- Download iOS 9 beta 1
According to some reliable jailbreak community sources, the iOS 9 will affect the TaiG and most probably PP jailbreak as there are some exploits which are already patched by the Apple. So people who have already installed a jailbreaked iOS version should ignore this upgrade as they may loss their device jailbreak.
How To Install iOS 9 beta via iTunes:
If OTA doesn’t allow to install the new update then another way to install iOS 9 beta through iTunes. But it is recommended that you have the latest version of iTunes installed on your computer before plugging your device.
Step 1: Connect the iOS device with your PC via its USB data cable. The iTunes will open and showing your device.
Step 2: From left pane inside iTunes click on your device and navigate to the Summary tab.
Step 3: Hit the button “Update” without holding the Shift key (Windows) or Option key (Mac).
Step 4: Now simply select the right .ipsw file of iOS 9 from extracted folder and hit the Open button. (you can download the right firmware file from this link download iOS 9 beta.)
Step 6: If iTunes give you a message that iTunes will update your iOS device to iOS 9, hit the Update button
Step 7: The iOS 9 beta release notes will be shown. Just hit the Next button and then Agree button
Step 8: Now iTunes will do all for you download the file, process it, extract the software and make the device ready for update to install.
Don’t unplug your iOS device from computer right up until the iOS 9 beta update has completed. It may take a couple of minutes. When your device is updated to iOS 9 and during this your device will reboot. Finally a Hello screen will showing. Just stick to on-screen directions to set up the device.
I hope this guide will help you to install the latest iOS 9 beta firmware on your iOS device. Let us know in the comments section below if you have any query or trouble while installing iOS 9 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.