Install iOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone or iPad Without a Developer Account

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If you're a little too excited and can't wait until the public beta version launches next month, you're in luck; you can test out iOS or iPadOS 14 without a developer's account. To do this, you must first download the iOS 14 developer profile, then run it on your device.

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iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, due this September, will bring a wealth of new features to compatible iPhones and iPads. Such as; built-in call recording, built-in Safari translation, Apple Pencil support for websites, CarPlay/maps, wallpaper settings, and UI navigation to list a few.

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In this Visi tutorial, we'll cover how to download and install iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 without a developers account.

***IMPORTANT*** You should avoid installing iOS/iPadOS 14 on your primary device. This early on, the operating system has several bugs that could potentially cripple your phone or tablet. We recommend using an older but compatible iPhone or iPad.

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Install iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 on your iPhone or iPad

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As mentioned above, you won't need a developer's account to proceed; you only need to download the iOS dev profile. You should also ensure your device has at least 75% battery, or connect your original charger.

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  1. 1
    Using Safari on your iPhone or iPad, visit this link.
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    Tap Allow to download the iOS 14 configuration profile.
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    Tap Close to exit the dialog and return to the home screen.
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    Launch the Settings app.
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    Tap Profile Downloaded just above Airplane Mode.
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    Tap INSTALL in the upper-right corner
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    If prompted, enter your passcode.
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    Tap the arrow in the upper-left corner.
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    Feel free to peruse the INTERNAL SETTINGS or the SIGNING CERTIFICATES.
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    Review Apple's Consent (terms and conditions), then tap Install in the top-right corner, then tap Install once again to confirm.
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    Tap Done.
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    From Settings, tap General.
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    Tap Software Update.
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    Tap Download and Install
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    It may take a few minutes to verify the update.
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    Tap Install Now.
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    The update will take several minutes to download and install.
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    Once the update is complete, your device will reboot
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    Head to Settings > General > About to confirm you're running iOS or iPadOS 14.
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    Enjoy!
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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