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iOS 11.2.5 Developer beta 2 for your Apple Devices

Walden Harper,

The release of iOS 11.2.5 is going to surprise many Apple users.

However, there is also a good chance for many third-party developers to learn more about this version by using and testing betas.

This is really important for those engineers, who are going to create some useful and helpful applications, which are based on iOS 11.

Learn how to make an archived backup

For starters, make sure you have a backup for your iPhone or iPad data. This should be done in order to save your private information and avoid some issues.

  1. Connect iPhone or iPad to your Mac/PC.
  2. Launch iTunes.
  3. Click on the device icon when it appeared.
  4. Your backup must be set to “This computer” and do not forget to enable “Encrypted backup”.
  5. Click on Back Up Now.
  6. Back up your apps, if asked.

  1. By pressing Command open your “Preferences”.
  2. Click “Devices” tab.
  3. Use control-click on “Backup” and select “Archive”.

Registration of your account for beta

You can register your account by doing following steps:

  1. Go to developer.apple.com on your device.
  2. Click “Download New Betas”.
  3. Log in by using your information.
  4. Go to “iOS 11 beta” and tap “download beta version”.
  5. Tap “Install” and enter your password.
  6. Click “Agree”.
  7. Press “Restart” to apply these changes to your iPhone or iPad.

Install the iOS 11 beta

This is very simple to do:

  1. Go To Settings > General > Software Update.
  2. Tap “Download and Install”.
  3. Enter your password.

  1. Agree to Terms & Conditions.
  2. Repeat the previous action to confirm.
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After a reboot, you will be able to install iOS 11 on your device.

Get Started Betawise

To use your beta version completely, you need to proceed next steps:

  1. Tap “Continue”.
  2. Enter your Apple ID passcode. Wait a minute
  3. Tap “Get Started”.

Now, your device is ready to use beta. However, you are not able to go back to iOS, since the file system of your device is getting a newer version, which completely disables the downgrade processes.