How to install the beta for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS 11 Big Sur, and tvOS 14 (without being a developer)

With the announcement yesterday of Apple’s new operating systems, the time has come for test software. If you are one of the adventurers who live on the edge and want to install the latest software, read carefully. Because we will see how to install beta for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS 11 Big Sur and tvOS 14 without being a developer.

Of course, from SamaGame we want to clarify that installing beta software is not recommended for the average user. The current beta is for developers, so can adapt its own applications and report bugs in systems. The public beta will be released next month where any user can install it.

With this review, we’ll be using the Beta Profiles website to download everything you need without being a developer.

How to install iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 beta for developers

The beta versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 follow the same installation pattern. There are two methods of doing this, Profile and OTA being the more comfortable of the two. For OTA installation, We will download the profile of iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 on the iPhone or iPad we want.

When downloading from Safari, we will see a notice stating that we already have the right profile. To install it, you must:

  • Open Settings> Downloaded Profile.
  • We will press Install.
  • We enter the lock code.
  • We may need to restart the device.
  • Once the profile is installed, we go to Settings> General> Software update.
  • We download and install iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.

To install the beta for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 from a Mac, we follow these steps:

  • We download the IPSW file corresponding to our model to the computer.
  • We connect iPhone or iPad to Mac by cable.
  • We open the Finder and search for the device.
  • While pressing the Option or Alt button, we click on Restore device.
  • We will choose the IPSW file with the beta of iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.

Completed, the process can take a long time, so plan well when you are going to do it.

How to install the watchOS 7 beta

WatchOS 7 beta can only be installed via the OTA profile. For that, proceed as following:

  • Download the profile to your iPhone.
  • Install it from the Watch app on an iPhone with the beta version of iOS 14.
  • You will need to confirm several times and enter the lock code.
  • It will be downloaded and installed. Keep in mind that a 50% battery is needed and connect to the charger to finish.

How to install macOS 11 Big Sur beta

With the nomenclature change to macOS 11 Big Sur, Apple’s new desktop operating system is taking a leap forward. For those who want install macOS 11 Big Sur beta, they should follow these steps through the profile only:

  • On your Mac, download the macOS 11 Big Sur profile.
  • A pkg package with a .dmg file will be downloaded.
  • Open it and double click. Follow the steps to install the profile on your system.
  • You will need to enter your administrator password.
  • Now go to System Preferences> Software Update.
  • Press + R to force search for macOS 11 beta.
  • Update and wait for the process to complete. It is quite long.

Comment installer tvOS 14 beta

TvOS 14 beta is the most complicated of all. In my experience, the best way to do it is through the profile and don’t connect it to the Mac, as the latter method gives an error. By following these steps, you can have it without complications:

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  • Turn on your Apple TV.
  • Using the remote, go to Settings> General> Privacy.
  • Hover the tvOS « pointer » over the « Share Apple TV Analysis » menu without going there.
  • Press the Play / Pause button on the remote (hold).
  • A hidden menu will appear to add the tvOS 14 profile.
  • Install it and go to Settings> System> Software Update and update the system.