Apple has kept its promise and started pushing out the iOS 10 beta for the general public. If you own an iOS device, you need to sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program first. This program is open to every one. A word of caution from us that you shouldn’t install the beta on your primary iPhone. Yet if you plan to do so, then do take a backup of your iOS device first.
The iOS 10 first public beta will give you a taste of all the new features that will be available. For your convenience, we compiled a list of the new iOS 10 features that you need to know about. This first public beta is meant for the enthusiasts who wish to provide feedback and be part of a larger testing group.
Apart from big changes in the Messages, Music, Photos, and Maps app, the iOS 10 beta is peppered with a variety of new improvements and tweaks.
Once you’ve registered yourself with the Apple Beta Software Program, you need to download a Profile from the program’s page and install it on your device. Following that, you need to check for the Software Update in the Settings app and download the new beta. This entire process might take anywhere between 15 minutes to 30 minutes, mostly depending on your Internet connectivity. We recommend that you connect your iOS device to a Wi-Fi network for downloading the 1.7GB iOS 10 beta.
We would like to stress on the fact that the iOS 10 public beta is not meant for those using iPhone as their primary device. The said update might have some rough edges and expect some erratic behaviour. Tread with caution.