Install iOS 9 Beta

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to demonstrate how to sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program.

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Steps

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    First of all, we go to the https://beta.apple.com/ web site
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    Then, we sign up with our Apple ID by clicking "Sign up"
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    Once we sign up, the site will ask us to accept the agreement
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    We make sure that we read the entire agreement. We can read it in Chinese. We can click either "Accept" or "Decline".
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    Once we've clicked "Accept", the site will give us some general information on the beta versions available
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    The default is the "OS X" beta, which is "OS X El Capitan". We can also find out some information on "iOS" 9 beta as well.
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    From the page, we can click "Enroll Your Devices"
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    The first step is to "Archive an iOS backup with iTunes"
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    We click the button to get the instructions for archiving. We are going to demonstrate how to archive an iOS backup with iTunes. This is a step that is necessary when we are using beta software.
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    We make sure that we are using the latest version of iTunes
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    We open iTunes and click "iTunes" and "Check for Updates..." In this video, iTunes will inform us that the latest version is used.
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    We plug in our device
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    We click on the phone icon in iTunes
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    We click "Summary"
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    We click "Back Up Now"
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    iTunes is going to ask us if we want to back up the applications that are not in the iTunes library.
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    We can click "Back Up Apps"
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    After the information has been finished being backed up, we click "iTunes"
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    We click "Preferences..."
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    We click "Devices"
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    We right-click the iPhone in the list
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    We click "Archive"
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    We click "OK"
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    Having successfully backed up the iOS data, it's time for the next step.
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    We open https://beta.apple.com/profile from our iPhone
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    The site will ask for our iTunes ID and password
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    Then, we can tap "Sign in"
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    Now, we tap "Download profile"
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    From the "Install Profile" menu, we tap "Install"
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    We type in the passcode for the phone
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    We read the legal lease
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    We tap "Install"
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    Then, we tap the "Install" button
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    Restarting will be required.
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    We tap the "Restart" button
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    After the phone is restarted, we tap "Settings"
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    We tap "General"
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    We tap "Software Update"
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    From "Software Update", we can tap "iOS 9 Public Beta 3"
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    In this video, it will take about 11 minutes to download the iOS release.
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    Once the download has been finished, iPhone will say that a software update will be available for our phone
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    We can tap "Details" or "Close"
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    Either way, we will get to the "Install Now" button.
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    We click "Install Now"
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    iPhone will ask for the password
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    We enter it.
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    iPhone will show additional Terms and Conditions that we should read
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    Then, we can tap "Disagree" or "Agree"
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    We tap "Agree" in the lower right-hand corner.
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    We tap "Agree" again in the pop-up window
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    The phone will reboot once more. It's a lengthy installation, but it is up and running now.
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    We swipe the first screen to the right
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    We enter our passcode
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    The iPhone will say, "Update Completed," and, "Your iPhone was updated successfully. There are just a few more steps to follow, and then you're done!"
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    We tap "Continue"
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    In this tutorial, iPhone will say, "To finish setting up iCloud, enter the Apple ID password for mikeholmes1@gmail.com."
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    If we use iCloud, we enter our iCloud password
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    Then, we tap "Next"
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    The iPhone will explain: "To help Apple improve its products and services, pre-release versions of iOS automatically send diagnostics and usage data. This can be changed in Privacy settings. Diagnostic data may include location."
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    We tap "Continue"
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    The iPhone will read: "Help app developers improve their apps by choosing to share your app activity and crash data with them through Apple."
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    We tap "Share with App Developers"
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    The iPhone will read, "Welcome to iPhone".
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    We tap "Get Started"
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    Everything will look almost the same as it did before. If we lock the phone, we will have the same lock-screen wallpaper.
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    We tap "Settings"
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    We tap "General"
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    We tap "About"
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    The iPhone will show that we are using the version 9.0 and that the beta is installed.
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That was how to install iOS 9 Beta onto your iPhone. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching!

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