Here is how to download iOS 10.2 public beta 6 to your iPhone and iPad

iOS 10.2 update is on its way to users worldwide with a number of new features. To prepare for the final release of the new software, Apple has just launched iOS 10.2 public beta 6 for members of the beta software program. If you are among those who are interested in checking out iOS 10.2, chances that you will need to go through the public beta download and install process.

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In this tutorial, we will run you through the steps to download and install iOS 10.2 public beta 6 to your iPhone and iPad

Before we begin, remember that this is just beta version and bugs are inevitable, so we recommend you install the beta on the secondary device. If you depend on your current device, make sure you create a recent backup of your device or wait for the final release to avoid possible risks.

  1. How to create a backup of your iPhone and iPad

Like any other update releases, the first thing you need to is to create a backup of your iPhone and iPad to avoid data loss. However, make sure that your backup is up-to-date before moving ahead.

Step one: First off, you need to plug your iPhone or iPad into your Windows PC or Mac and launch iTunes

Step two: Next up, you are supposed to click on the iPhone or iPad icon when you see it in the Menu bar. Make sure the backup is set to this computer before moving to the next step

Step three: Once you are done, click on Back Up Now and Back Up Apps if required

Step four: You now need to press Command to open Preferences. Once you are in, select the Devices tab

Step five: Perform an option-click on your Backup and select Archive

  1. How to register your account for iOS 10.2 public beta

If you are now the member of the beta software program, you won’t need to register your account again. However, if this is the first time you have joined Apple public beta, you now need to sign up your Apple ID for the program. Here is how you do it:

Step one: First off, head to here on your iPhone or iPad. Once you are in, type in your Apple ID email address and password

Step two: Next up, tap Sign in and accept to the terms and conditions

  1. How to enroll your iOS device in iOS 10.2 pubic beta

After you have registered your account for iOS 10.2 public, the next step to enroll your device. Here is how you do it:

Step one: Go to here and tap iOS tab and select Download Profile

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to tap Install and enter your passcode

Step three: Tap on Install and hit Install to confirm. After that, you need to tap on Restart to reboot your device

  1. How to download and install iOS 10.2 public beta 6 to your iPhone and iPad

Once your iPhone and iPad finish rebooting, you now can download iOS 10.2 public beta 6 like you always do with any other iOS update

Step one: Launch the Settings app from your home screen. Scroll down to General and tap on it

Step two: You are now supposed to tap on Software Update and tap Download and Install when you see the update on the screen

Step three: Enter your passcode when asked. Agree to the terms and conditions and confirm

Step four: Once you are done, your device will reboot and the process will begin. This could take a while, so make yourself a sandwich.

Also read: Here is how to customize the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro

Let us know by dropping a comment below if you stumble any issues during the process

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