How to install the iOS 12 Beta version on your iPhone and iPad

Apple yesterday released the iOS 12 Beta version for the developers. In this iOS 12, Apple has introduced a lot of new features Performance Improvement, Safari Privacy, Siri Shortcuts, Augmented Reality, Facetime Group Calling up to 32 members, Stocks, Voice Memos and Apple Books, Memoji, Photos etc.

The iOS 12 will now release for Developers soon it will available for all. If you want to install the iOS 12 for your iPhone and iPad follow the below steps to install them on your devices.

Before doing all those things you need to take the backup of your important data on your devices.

The requirement for Install iOS 12:

  • First, an Apple developer account (available at $99 per year)
  • Any of the aforementioned iOS devices
  • Windows PC or Mac, with iTunes installed (will know why down below)

Devices Compact for install 12.

  • iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 5s
  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch 2nd gen, iPad 9.7-inch, iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad pro 9.7-inch, iPad Pro 12.9-inch, iPad Air, iPad mini 2
  • iPod Touch 6th generation.

Installation throws the configuration file:

This iOS 12 beta version only for Developers if you have the developer version account you can install the iOS 12 on your device easily otherwise you must register the developer account in apple.

Register iOS device for the beta:

First, you need the UDID (Unique Device Identifier) for your iPhone and iPad to register your device to get the UDID code you must connect your device to the PC or Mac via throw the iTunes. After connecting the device select your device serial number you can get the UDID for your device copy that code to your clipboard.

After all those steps you can log in to the Apple Developer Website with your Apple Developer ID. You do not have the developer ID Sign up to the Apple Developer ID. Once you sign in to the Developer account you can get the certification, IDs and Profile. After login go to devise section and select the device and you want to install the iOS 12 beta version on your device.

After selecting the plus icon and select the name of the device and give the UDID code you copy before to clipboard. And click the continue button to complete the registration for getting the version 12 beta version.


  1. Now, you’ll need to head to the download page on Apple’s Developer website and scroll down to find the iOS 12 beta section. Then, tap the ‘Download’ button next to it to download the configuration file (.mobileconfig format).
  2. Once it is downloaded, open it on your iOS device and install the beta software. You’ll then need to restart the device to install the update and get it up and running.
If you cannot get the OTA/config download to work for you, you can manually flash the iOS 12 beta on your iPhone or iPad. Here are the steps you need to follow:

Installation through IPSW File:

  1. You’ll again need to navigate to the Download page on the Apple Developer website to get the iOS 12 restore images. The iOS 12 IPSW file for iPhone X is around 2.61 GB, and the file size for other iOS devices would in the same ballpark, so make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. And now to install the iOS 12 IPSW file, you need iTunes. Connect your iPhone/ iPad to your PC or Mac and hold Option on a Mac and Shift on the Windows PC, followed by a click on “Check for Update” option in iTunes.
  3. You’ll then see a dialogue box, where you can select the downloaded iOS 12 beta IPSW file and it will be flashed on your iOS device.

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