Apple dissected what’s new in the next version of IOS 11 during its speech at WWDC 2017. Among the highlights (there were so many strong points), the user can get excited about a relief Control Center, apple pay, smarter notifications via Siri and more.
But without doubt, the best part of the announcement iOS 11 was to learn that it will be available very soon. As today for some. But read on to find out if you need to download now or wait until the stable version is launched, which is expected to be launched in the fall next to the iPhone 8.
How to download previews of iOS developer 11
IOS 11 is currently available in developer preview today for members of the Apple Developer Program. If you are not a member, the service costs $ 99 (about £ 69, AU $ 140) per year. For those who need to refine their applications for the new software, updating your device sure make a lot of sense.
However, if you are not experienced, be careful before you put it on your daily driver. The initial software tends to be full of bugs and device might probably behave in unusual ways. Also, are you really going to pay $ 99 just for the sake of testing this yet to be released iOS 11?
How to download iOS 11 Beta
In the coming weeks, Apple will make iOS 11 beta available for the general public via the Apple Beta program which you can join for free here. Once you sign up, you will be notified about the installation of the new iOS as soon as it is made available.
However, the beta version will also not be bug-free but it will probably be more reliable than the developer preview. Yet it is perhaps not the best choice if stability is at the forefront for you.
Finally, your device must be compatible before you can download the software. If you own an iPhone 5 or earlier, you’re out of luck sadly. iOS 11 only works with the iPhone 5S and later, all iPad Air and iPad Pro models, iPad 5th generation, iPad mini 2 and later and iPod touch 6th generation.
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