How to install iOS 6 beta on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Yesterday at the WWDC conference, Apple announced iOS 6 , OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and> MacBook computer updates. A few hours after the presentation, developers had a beta test release of iOS 6 and an iTunes 10.6.3 multimedia player in their hands.
The iOS 6 operating system has received over 200 new features available for users of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In particular, the Maps application with mapping, developed by Apple, turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to enjoy three-dimensional views called Flyover, was included in the system. Siri, now available for the new iPad in addition to the iPhone 4S, supports English, French, German and Japanese, and now also Spanish, Italian, Korean, Chinese and Cantonese. The service provides easy access to information on the progress of sporting events, recommendations on restaurants and movie rentals.
iOS 6 offers integration with Facebook with the ability to publish statuses directly from the Notification Center, General Photo Stream via iCloud and the new Passbook app - the easiest way to collect all pass tickets (for example, boarding passes) in one place.
- The operating system iOS 6 beta is intended only for testing by developers; there is no open access jailbreak for iOS 6 yet.
- Before using this iOS 6 Beta installation guide, make sure that you have activated the UDID of your iGadget (for example, here ). Without activation, this instruction is of no value to you (!)
Install iOS 6 Beta on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
Step 1 : In order to install iOS 6 on iPhone, iPad or iPad, it is necessary that the UDID of the device is listed in the developers list. If you install a beta firmware version without registering a unique identifier, your iOS device will turn into a “brick”.
You can use one of the services on the Web, for example imzdl.com , which will ask you to specify the UDID of your device. To find out the identifier, connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to iTunes and in the "Devices" section, in the "Overview" tab, click on the line with the serial number.
Step 2 : After registering the UDID, download and install iTunes 10.6.3 by following this link .
Step 3 : Download iOS 6 beta for your iOS device (IPSW file):
- iPad 3: Wi-Fi , Wi-Fi + Cellular (GSM) , WiFi + Cellular (CDMA) ;
- iPad 2: Wi-Fi , WiFi + 3G (GSM) , WiFi + 3G (CDMA) , Wi-Fi Revised ;
- iPhone: 4S , 4 (GSM) , 4 (CDMA) , 3GS ;
- iPod touch: 4th generation ;
- Apple TV: 2nd generation , 3rd generation .
Step 4 : Connect the device to the computer using the USB cable and launch iTunes.
Step 5 : Click the iOS device icon in the iTunes sidebar. Now press Alt (Option) for Mac users and left Shift for Windows users on the keyboard and click Restore (Do Not Update or Check for Updates) and release the button. iTunes prompts you to specify the location of the iOS 6 file. Select IPSW and click Open.
Step 6 : After completion, iDevice will reboot. Congratulations, you have successfully installed iOS 6 on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.