Can’t wait to try out iOS 11 even though the official release is still a bit far down the road? No worries, we will provide iOS 11 download links and will show you how you can install it on your iPhone or iPad all by yourself.
As you know, there will be a whole range of new features in iOS 11 in addition to the usual improvements to existing ones. Of course, all these new features, as well as the improvements require real-world testing before mass availability of the operating system begins. As such, Cupertino has been letting interested users try out iOS 11 Beta versions and collecting their feedback to ensure that the final build of the operating system is far more polished.
If interested, you can download iOS 11 public beta latest version and try out the new features today. While the installation is not exactly complicated, first-time beta testers could probably use some tips to go through the process in a hassle free manner.
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How to download the iOS 11
Before you begin the process, make sure that your device is iOS 11 compatible. Sorry to say, if you own an iPhone 5 or below, you’re out of luck. Following are the devices compatible with iOS 11.
iOS 11 Compatible iPhones
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
iOS 11 Compatible iPads
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (first-generation)
- 12.9-inch iPad Pro (second-generation)
- 9.7-inch iPad Pro
- 10.5-inch iPad Pro
- iPad (fifth-generation)
- iPad Air 2
- iPad Air
- iPad mini 4
- iPad mini 3
- iPad mini 2
iOS 11 Compatible iPod
- iPod touch (6th generation)
If you own any of the iDevices as mentioned above, follow the steps below to download iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad or iPod.
Back up your device
Before you begin downloading iOS 11 public beta latest version, it would be a good idea to back up all the important data on your device. It is important because although the iOS 11 public beta 6 is noticeably more stable compared to the developer preview, it still might have quite a few bugs. (Note that I’m yet to experience any issue on my device so far, but that doesn’t mean bugs aren’t there.)
Therefore, assuming that the beta could lead to glitches, it is always a safe option to keep back up of your important data. Also, it is recommended that you try out the iOS 11 betas on a secondary device (a device which you don’t use for your everyday important tasks).
iOS 11 Download for iPhone
The easiest way to download and install iOS 11 public beta on your iPhone is to go to Apple’s Beta Software Program website and sign in using your Apple ID. Those of you who do not have an Apple ID yet, you first need to create one.
Once signed in, you will have to agree to the Apple Beta Software Program Agreement.
Now, tap on “Download Profile” upon which you will be prompted to install the profile. Just follow the simple onscreen instructions, and you will be through with the process in no time. If everything goes as they should, you will be eventually be taken to the Settings app where you will have to tap on the “Download and Install” option.
If a new beta is available and you want to upgrade to it, just go to Settings > General > Software Update, and then tap on “Download and Install”. You will automatically receive iOS 11 update availability notification if your device is currently running iOS 8.1.3 and up.
iOS 11 Download for iPad
Just like with the iPhone, you first have to ensure that your iPad is compatible with iOS 11 before attempting download the public beta. The new software is compatible with all iPad Pro and iPad Air models, as well as the fifth generation iPad and iPad 2 mini and later.
The installation process is the same as that for the iPhone. Don’t forget to back up your important data as a failsafe measure.
iOS 11 Download for iPod
If you are among the select few still using an iPod, make sure that you are using the iPod Touch 6th generation as anything below that is not compatible with iOS 11. The download procedure is same as that for the iPhone and iPad.
iOS 11 Jailbreak
Well, we haven’t received any trusted iOS 10 jailbreak yet, so jailbreak for iOS 11 is quite far from the reality. We are still having our close eyes on all the Jailbreak Teams and will update you if any information arrives regarding the iOS 11 Jailbreak.
If you are using a 32-bit iPhone (older than iPhone 5S), you can jailbreak iOS 9.3.5 using Phoenix jailbreak. Users with 64-bit iPhones can go for iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak with Luca Todesco’s Yalu jailbreak tool.
iOS 11 Download IPSW Links
If you want to avoid the Apple Beta Program steps as mentioned above and want to download iOS 11 OTA or IPSW, check out our post for each iOS 11 beta IPSW download links.
- iOS 11 Beta 1 IPSW Links
- iOS 11 Beta 2 IPSW Links
- iOS 11 Beta 3 IPSW Links
- iOS 11 Beta 4 IPSW Links
- iOS 11 Beta 5 IPSW Links
- iOS 11 Beta 6 IPSW Links
We will be updating this page with latest iOS 11 beta releases, so bookmark it and keep checking for new updates.