Today Apple released the second beta version of iOS 14 beta 2 for developers and the second beta version of iPadOS 14. The new beta versions should contain fixes for numerous bugs found in the first beta. iOS 14 Supported Devices list in our news.
The beta profile of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 is now available for registered developers, which means you won’t need an IPSW file for installation. However, if you want to use this file for installation, you can download it from one of the links at the end of this article.
iOS 14 Supported Devices List
- XS Max
- 8 Plus
- 7 Plus
When the first beta versions of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 were released, a beta profile was not available for them. However, now that it is out, you can install the profile on your device and download the update “over the air”.
It is very simple and does not require the use of iTunes. You don’t even need access to a PC to install second beta updates. More details below.
How to install iOS 14 Beta 2 on iPhone
Step 1: Open this link (alternative) on your iPhone through Safari. Download the file to your device, after which it will open automatically.
Step 2: Three times, click Install, and then Restart.
Step 3: When the iPhone starts up, go to Settings -> General -> Software Update. Here you should see the iOS 14 beta 2 update. If it’s not there, wait a couple of minutes and try again. If the update does not appear, restart the iPhone again.
After installing the second beta version, the following will appear in the Settings automatically, and you can install them “over the air”. Yes, the second beta of iOS 14 contains fewer bugs, but they still exist. In addition, most third-party applications do not yet support the new version of the system.
Recall that Apple also released a beta profile for iPadOS, which means the installation process for the second beta version of iPadOS 14 will be just as simple.
iPadOS contains many new features and improvements, however, bugs can not be avoided. We recommend waiting for the release of the public beta next month. If you are willing to take a chance – read on.