How To Install iOS 11 Without Developer Account [No PC or Mac]
Apple has just announced the iOS 11, and its features during WWDC 2017 held on June 5, 2017. The company has concerned more about the performance and security than many cosmetic changes. This shows that Apple still cares about user's safety and quick access to data that you store on Apple devices. Apple has just announced iOS 11 but not yet released to the public to update their devices but has provided only to developer account. However, you can install iOS 11 without developer account.
Here are the steps to install iOS 11 without developer account. The wonder is, you don't even need a PC or a Mac to update your device.
- Download a configuration file on your iPhone or iPad. Visit this link from your iPhone or iPad to download on your iOS device.
- Once downloaded, you need to install Developer profile on your iPhone or iPad.
- Provide the security passcode, if prompted.
- Restart your iPhone or iPad.
- Once your device has restarted, go to Settings > General > Software Update.
- You should now see the iOS 11 Beta update showing up on your iPhone or iPad.
- Download and update your device.
Note: The update will take 20 minutes approximately to finish after the download completes. You need to be patient during the installation. Interrupting the installation may harm your device.
Using Beta and Understanding Risks
iOS 11 Beta is made available by Apple for the developers to test their apps. Apple might not have entirely fixed the bugs, and the operating system may contain several bugs that may be severe. Installing iOS 11 Beta might lower your device's performance, and you may see lags while using your apps.
Regular Apps Might Not Work
The apps that you are regularly using every day might not function as expected. iOS 11 is new to third party apps. As the operating system has not yet in reach to app developers, you cannot assure that the app you use regularly is fully compatible with the new iOS 11.
iOS 11 Beta is not optimised for battery yet. Only after a public release of the operating system, an end-user can install iOS 11. When it is in beta, battery drain will occur at significant rate than usual.
On a beta version of iOS 11, the analytics of your usage is sent to the developers. To protect your privacy, you may not install an iOS 11 Beta. On the other hand, iOS 11 Beta might contain security loopholes that can make any hacker to steal your sensitive data such as credit card, passwords, or photos.
If you are the one who wants to try iOS 11 Beta, you can follow the above method, but please understand the risks of installing a beta operating system. Let us know in comments after your experience the all new iOS 11 Beta. Apple is expected to release a stable version of iOS 11 during this fall. The company has not released the exact date yet. It is suspected that iOS 11 might be released to the public during the next Apple event when the company announces the next version of iPhone.
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