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How to Leave the iOS 16 Beta Testing Program

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Are you in the iOS 16 or iPadOS 16 beta testing programs and want to stop getting beta updates? Whether you’re in the public beta or developer beta, you can leave the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 beta programs at any time by removing the beta profile from your device.

Generally there’s not a lot of reason to remove the beta profile if you’re in the middle of the beta testing period, but some users may have installed just the beta profile and not the system software itself, and now want to remove it.

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How to Install tvOS 16 Public Beta on Apple TV

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Interested in checking out the tvOS 16 public beta on your Apple TV? Much like how you can run the public betas of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura, you can also give tvOS 16 public beta a try if you’re adventurous and up for it.

tvOS 16 doesn’t have a ton of crazy new features, but it does support new game controllers like the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con and Pro controller, and there is more integration with tvOS apps and apps for iPhone and iPad.

So, want to check out tvOS 16 public beta? Why not?


As usual with beta system software, expect that tvOS 16…

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How to Install macOS Ventura Public Beta

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Adventurous Mac users may be interested in trying out the macOS Ventura public beta on their Mac, which is now available for any user to download and install.

As is usual with beta system software, the macOS Ventura public beta is buggy, and users should expect to encounter quirks, bugs, and incompatibilities with certain things and apps. For this reason, it’s recommended to install the macOS Ventura public beta on a secondary Mac, and not a primary workstation.

Requirements for MacOS Ventura Public Beta

If you wish to run the macOS Ventura public beta, you…

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How to Install iPadOS 16 Public Beta on iPad

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Now that iPadOS 16 public beta is available for any user to download, some curious iPad enthusiasts will undoubtedly be interested in installing the public beta onto their device.

As is usual with beta system software, assume the iPadOS 16 public beta to not be as stable as a final software version, meaning things like crashes, bugs, and apps not working as expected is normal. For this reason, only advanced users should bother running the beta, and preferably on a secondary device that is not your primary hardware.

iPadOS 16 beta includes some interesting new…

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How to Install iOS 16 Public Beta on iPhone

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If you want to try the public beta of iOS 16 on your iPhone, you’re in luck because it’s now available to download and update for any adventurous user.

iOS 16 includes some nifty new features for iPhone, most notably the redesigned customizable lock screen with widgets, but there are also other fun and interesting features like the ability to edit sent iMessages, have different lock screens for different Focus modes, the ability to schedule email sending, you can handoff FaceTime calls, and much more.

As usual, it’s important to remember that beta system…

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How to Install MacOS Ventura Beta Right Now

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MacOS Ventura beta is available to install and run for Mac users who are interested in trying out the developer version of the upcoming Mac operating system.

Installing the Ventura beta is pretty easy, though it’s currently only available to registered Apple Developers. Other users will have to wait until the public beta is released next month, or for the final version in the fall.

Requirements for Installing MacOS Ventura Beta

You will need access to the macOS Ventura beta profile, which requires a developer account. Technically you can find the profiles…

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How to Get Universal Control on Mac & iPad Right Now, with Betas

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Universal Control, the feature that allows a single Mac to control multiple Macs and iPads by sharing a keyboard and mouse, is surely the most hotly anticipated feature of macOS Monterey. Though it was delayed past the the initial release of Monterey, you don’t have to wait any longer to try out Universal Control and share a keyboard and mouse between a Mac and iPad, because you can get the feature right now.

The caveat here is you must be willing to run macOS Monterey 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4, both of which are currently considered beta system software. Thus, by…

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How to Leave iOS 15 Beta & iPadOS 15 Beta Programs

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Many of the more casual users who beta tested iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on their iPhone and iPad may wish to remove the beta updates from their devices, and leave the beta program. And now that the final versions of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are available, perhaps you’re no longer interested in the new beta builds of 15.1 etc.

By leaving the iOS/iPadOS beta program, you will no longer receive beta updates on that device, instead you’ll get the final stable versions that the general public gets.

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Make a MacOS Monterey Beta Bootable USB Install Drive

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Advanced Mac users may wish to create a bootable installer drive for macOS Monterey 12 beta. The typical advantages to creating a bootable install drive is that you can obviously boot a Mac from it, which enables the ability to erase and format a Mac, as well as install macOS Monterey beta onto the Mac. This is useful for clean installs, installing onto multiple Macs, troubleshooting, and more.

This tutorial will walk through the steps to create a bootable macOS Monterey beta boot drive for both the developer beta and public beta.

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How to Beta Test iOS Apps with TestFlight

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Have you ever wanted to try out beta versions of your favorite apps? Perhaps, you want to get early access to certain app features that the developers are working on? TestFlight makes it easy to beta test apps on iPhone and iPad, so let’s review how it all works.

For the unfamiliar, Apple offers an app called TestFlight that allows developers, beta testers, and even regular users to try out test versions of apps that haven’t been published on the App Store yet. This essentially gives you early access to new features weeks or sometimes even months ahead of…

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