How to download, install Apple iOS 15, iPad OS 15 public beta
The first public beta versions of Apple iOS 15 and iPad OS 15 are now available. Here’s a step-by-step guide to download these updates.
Apple unveiled iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 at WWDC 2021 last month. It has now released the first public beta version of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. The stable version of both the updates are expected to release later this year in September, but before that, iPhone and iPad users can experience the new updates through the public beta versions. iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 come with new features, including upgrades to FaceTime, Siri, Live Text and more.
Compatible devices - iPhone 12 to iPhone SE and more
The public beta versions of iOS 15 and iPad OS 15 can be downloaded and installed on compatible devices. iOS 15 is compatible with these devices - 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 X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone SE (2nd gen), and iPod touch (7th gen).
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Compatible devices - iPad Pro to iPad Air 2 and more
As for iPad OS 15, it can be downloaded on iPad Pro 12.9-inch (5th gen), iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd gen), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (4th gen), iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd gen), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd gen), iPad Pro 11-inch (1st gen), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd gen), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st gen), iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, iPad (8th gen), iPad (7th gen), iPad (6th gen), iPad (5th gen), iPad mini (5th gen), iPad mini 4, iPad Air (4th gen), iPad Air (3rd gen), and iPad Air 2.
How to download and install iOS 15, iPad OS 15
First you will have to enroll into the Apple Beta Software Program with your Apple ID.
Once you've enrolled your iPhone or iPad go to the Settings menu.
Then open General and select Software Update.
Download the Software Update available which will be iOS 15 or iPad OS 15.
You will need to have at least 50 percent battery and a good Wi-Fi connection to download and install the update. Also, make sure that you have backed up your data before installing the beta update. Since this is the beta version of iOS 15 and iPad OS 15, some features may not work properly on the device.