ios_9_public_betaIf you are not a registered developer, but still want out of curiosity even before the official release of iOS 9 and entirely legal “try” the new operating system? This year, Apple allows this for the first time – with the free public beta of iOS 9to be made available to the public.

Last year, the manufacturer of Cupertino led the “Apple Software Beta Program” field. Interested users could advance one or over the months and several beta versions of OS X Download and test 10.10 Yosemite for the Mac. Developers had to be considered beyond. These were the new betas but always a little earlier than development versions. If you wanted to be, however, a closer look iOS 8 for iPhone and iPad before launch, so led no (official) way past the paid developer account.

Not so this year, because in addition to a public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan’s the first time the opportunity for users for free the new iOS 9 in advance “to try”. Also as part of the now enlarged “Apple beta software program”.

But how can you participate and when you can download the 9 public beta of iOS?

A specific date is not called Apple, the release of the public beta of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan still promised for July 2015

Registration to download the public beta of iOS 9 – Here’s how …

If you want to be informed as soon as the download is available, you have to register in advance for the “Apple Software Beta Program” …

  1. Go to the “Apple Software Beta Program” (Link) website.
  2. Click on the “Register” button and enter your Apple ID and associated password.
  3. Accept the program conditions – done.

iOS 9 public beta program
Once available, the public beta of iOS 9 or OS X 10.11 El Capitan in July, you will receive an email from Apple an emailto proceed with the download. Last year, testers were given a special license code for the Mac App Store – we reported. A similar approach should also Apple for iOS 9 in mind. We will inform our readers as soon as the procedure is known in detail.

Another important note: Beta versions should never be used with so-called “production systems” and in advance make also sure to back up your devices in case something goes wrong. This applies to both iOS and OS X.

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