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How to Leave iOS 14 Beta & iPadOS 14 Beta

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Did you participate in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public beta to try out Apple’s major software update early? Well, now that the final stable versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are available to the general public, you may not be interested in receiving beta versions of system software anymore.

To participate in the iOS 14 / iPadOS 14 beta, you would have signed up for the Apple Beta Software program. Once you enroll your devices and download the beta profile, your device becomes capable of receiving beta firmware updates from Apple. Although you’ve updated to…

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How to Report Bugs to Apple in macOS Big Sur Beta

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Is your Mac currently running the macOS Big Sur Public Beta or Developer Beta? If so, you might be interested in knowing that you can report bugs and glitches directly to Apple using Feedback Assistant.

Feedback Assistant is an app that comes pre-installed when you update your Mac to macOS beta system software. It has been available for years now and features automatic on-device diagnosis, remote bug reporting, and status reports for bugs that you have reported. Developers and participants of the Beta Software Program can use this app to report any sort of…

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How to Unlock YouTube's Picture-in-Picture Mode in iOS 14

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Picture-in-picture mode is officially coming to iOS 14, but the one app you’ll want to use it with is a little late to the game. YouTube is rolling out support for picture-in-picture mode right now, so you probably won’t be able to try the feature even with the iOS 14 public beta on your iPhone unless you turn to a…

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How to Install watchOS 7 Public Beta on Apple Watch

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If you’re interested in trying out watchOS 7 public beta on an Apple Watch, you can now enroll compatible Apple Watch models in the watchOS public beta testing program.

With watchOS 7, the Apple Watch gains a handful of new features, new workouts, hand washing detection, a sleep tracking app, and more.


Similar to the public betas for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and macOS Big Sur, the watchOS 7 beta is available to anyone. However, a notable difference is that watchOS betas can not be downgraded by the user, and instead the Apple Watch must be returned to Apple if it…

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How to Install MacOS Big Sur Public Beta

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Now that MacOS Big Sur public beta is available to download, some adventurous Mac users may wish to install and try out Big Sur themselves, whether to check out the new user interface, experience the new features, or just to try out the next major releases of macOS before it hits the general public.

If you’re interested in installing macOS Big Sur Public Beta, this tutorial will explain how to do so.

Important reminder: macOS Big Sur Public Beta is not intended for widespread use. Beta system software is notoriously buggy, unreliable, and prone to issues and…

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How to Install iPadOS 14 Public Beta on iPad

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iPadOS 14 public beta is available for any curious iPad user to try out on their devices. Of course beta system software is less stable than final versions, so this is really only appropriate for advanced users, or those with a spare device they don’t mind lending to be in the beta test program.

For those interested in learning how to experiment with the iPadOS 14 public beta, we’re going to cover how to install it onto a compatible iPad, iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini.

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How to Install iOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone

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Do you want to try out iOS 14 on your iPhone right now? As long as you’re willing to experiment with your device, you can try out the iOS 14 public beta right now.


Apple revealed the latest iteration of iOS at their online WWDC 2020 event last month and the first developer beta was available on the day of the announcement to developers who’re part of the Apple Developer Program. However, regular users were left out until the public beta roll-out. After weeks of waiting, Apple has finally seeded the first public beta of iOS 14 to users who’re part of the…

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iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Public Beta Downloads Now Available to All

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Apple has released the first public beta versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

The public betas of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 offer an early look at the upcoming system software and new features, including home screen widgets on iPhone, an App Library screen, instant language translation capabilities, new Messages features, and many other refinements and changes to other apps and system features.

Anyone can choose to participate and enroll in the public beta for iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, which is an easy process. Due to the buggy nature of…

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How to Enroll in iOS 14 & iPadOS 14 Public Beta on iPhone & iPad

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The Public Beta of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are now available to any user who wishes to participate in the beta system software testing programs for upcoming iPhone and iPad software.


The Public Beta program is freely available, unlike the Developer Beta that costs $99 annually to be a registered Apple developer. Thus, anyone can run the software if they want to, as long as they have an iOS 14 compatible iPhone or iPadOS 14 compatible iPad.

If you’re interested in enrolling in the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 public beta programs, read on to learn how you can enroll your…

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Anyone Can Install iOS 14 Beta Without a Developer Account, But You Shouldn’t

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As you may already know, iOS 14 betas are available to download now for developers. While developer betas are intended to be limited to registered developers, technically speaking, anyone can actually install the iOS 14 dev beta onto a compatible iPhone or iPod touch right now. But that doesn’t mean you should.


Beta software is notoriously unreliable compared to final versions, and using developer beta versions in an unauthorized manner is not supported by Apple.

If you are interested in running beta system software of iOS 14, a much better solution is to…

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