How to install iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina public betas

It wasn’t long ago when Apple announced its latest software developments at WWDC. The iOS 13, macOS Catalina, and the all-new iPadOS were all announced. Now, while their builds have been in the developer beta for a while now, that required you to actually have a developer account. Which, in true Apple sense, would require you to spend money. Thankfully, the public beta is out now. So basically, anyone who wishes to live on the bleeding edge of technology can now install it. Well, are you one of those? If you are, read on, as we show you how to install iOS 13, iPadOS, macOS Catalina public betas on your Apple devices.

How to install iOS 13 on your Apple iPhone

List of devices that support iOS 13:

  • Apple iPhone XS
  • Apple iPhone XS Max
  • Apple iPhone XR
  • Apple iPhone 8
  • Apple iPhone 8 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 7
  • Apple iPhone 7 Plus
  • Apple iPhone 6S
  • Apple iPhone 6S Plus
  • Apple iPhone SE
  • Apple iPod 7th-gen

Steps for installation:

1. First off, head over to Apple’s beta software portal. Make sure to use Safari, since the process won’t work with any third-party browser.

2. Next up, scroll a bit and tap on “Enroll Your Devices”. In the next prompt, select “iOS”.

3. You will now get an option to “Download Profile”. Tap on it and the Beta profile will be downloaded to your device.

4. Once done, head over to Settings. Here, a new section called “Profile Downloaded” should be added. Select it and proceed to install. It might prompt you to restart your device.

5. Finally, head over to General -> Software update. Here, you will find the update to iOS 13 public beta. Download and install it.

How to install iOS 13 on your Apple iPad

List of devices that support iPadOS:

  • Apple iPad Pro (all generations)
  • Apple iPad (fifth generation and newer)
  • Apple iPad mini (fourth generation and newer)
  • Apple iPad Air (second generation and newer)

Steps for installation:

1. First off, head over to Apple’s beta software portal. Make sure to use Safari, since the process won’t work with any third-party browser.

2. Next up, scroll a bit and tap on “Enroll Your Devices”. In the next prompt, select “iPadOS”.

3. You will now get an option to “Download Profile”. Tap on it and the Beta profile will be downloaded to your device.

4. Once done, head over to Settings. Here, a new section called “Profile Downloaded” should be added. Select it and proceed to install. It might prompt you to restart your device.

5. Finally, head over to General -> Software update. Here, you will find the update to iPadOS public beta. Download and install it.

How to install macOS Catalina on your Apple MacBook

List of devices that support iPadOS:

  • Apple MacBook (2015 and later)
  • Apple MacBook Air (2012 and later)
  • Apple MacBook Pro (2012 and later)
  • Apple Mac mini (2012 and later)
  • Apple iMac (2012 and later)
  • Apple iMac Pro (2017 and later)
  • Apple Mac Pro (2013 and later)

Steps for installation:

1. First off, head over to Apple’s beta software portal.

2. Next up, scroll a bit and tap on “Enroll Your Devices”. In the next prompt, select “macOS”.

3. You will now get an option to “Download the macOS Public Beta Access Utility”. It will enroll your Mac in the Beta Program. If you’ve already done that, you can skip this step.

4. Finally, head over to System Preferences -> Software update. Here, you will find the update to macOS Catalina public beta. Download and install it.

Enjoy your public beta

Well, that was it. Sound off in the comments below if you will be installing any of the above betas on your Apple devices. Do note that these are betas, so bugs are to be expected. And hey, if you find any, make sure to let us know about them below as well. And as always, stay tuned to Mr. Phone to get notified of all the buzz happening in the smartphone world.

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Varun Mirchandani
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Varun is your go-to guy for everything related to technology. Someone with a keen interest in the Android world, he installs a new custom ROM every week and is always living on the bleeding edge of technology. When not writing for Mr. Phone, you can find him gaming on his beastly gaming rig which is also his prized possession.