Apple's iOS 9 public beta is now available for everyone sporting an eligible iDevice

Just recently, the third iOS 9 beta got seeded to developers with a couple of new features in tow. Apart from beta 3, we also knew that Apple is about to release an official public beta later in July, but little did we know that it will land only a day afterwards. 

The official public beta of iOS 9 is now official and available for anyone sporting an eligible device. Interestingly enough, this is the first time Apple has released a public beta of any of its platforms.

In order to partake into the beta program, you need to go straight to Apple's site and sign up with an eligible Apple ID, then you will be asked to enroll your device for the test version of iOS 9. You don't even need an iTunes-toting PC or Mac, as the beta can be snatched over-the-air.

It comes without saying that the beta is boasting a hefty amount of bugs, flaws, and should generally be expected to be pretty flawed in comparison with the latest official iOS version. That's normal, given that it's a "beta".

If you're wondering whether to hop on the train or not, have a look at our iOS 9 preview.

source: Apple 



1. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1176; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Just signed up and my iPad 4 is running the update as I post this. In typical Apple fashion, the sigh up process went quick and smooth. :)

2. AlikMalix unregistered

Let me know how it goes, my main curiosity with iOS9 is how it will be built separately for older devices - if it actually improve older devices - if that's the case - I will keep my iPad3 for much longer...

5. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1176; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

It's running pretty well on iPad 4, very smooth, with the exception of the task switcher that looks amazing but stutters a bit when swiping through the tasks.

3. waddup121 unregistered


6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31083; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Any multi tasking for iPhone, other than the new app switcher?

4. rotkiv3451

Posts: 85; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

I would like to install it, but jailbroken IOS 8 > IOS 9

7. Derekjeter

Posts: 1499; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I'm will start downloading on my iPad Mini 2. I hope all goes well.

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