How to Install iOS 6 Beta

Apple has released iOS 6 beta for developers only , which means inspite of having a preview of the iOS 6 firmware the general public cannot download iOS 6 and install it without buying a Developers Account which costs $99 per year . But we have figured out a way to download and install the firmware without registering the UDID of your device and still Activate it on iOS 6 . Follow the instructions below for details . Note that iOS 6 includes over 200 new features which includes new Maps app with turn-by-turn navigation , SIRI for iPad 3 and FaceTime over 3G cellular network .

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Steps to Install iOS 6 without Developers Account :

  1. Download and Install iTunes 10.6.3 latest version
  2. Launch iTunes on your computer and connect your device with the USB . Select on your device name on the left panel
  3. Backup all data on your device on iTunes
  4. Now click on the Summary tab for your device on top
  5. Hold Down SHIFT key on a PC / Option key on a Mac and click on Update button
  6. Browse and select iOS 6 ipsw file for your device and click on OK . Please note that sharing and linking to iOS 6 ipsw files hosted on Non-Apple server is illegal . Follow this link to help yourself find the iOS 6 beta ipsw firmware files .
  7. Now sit back and let iTunes do the update
  8. Once done your device will reboot as show the updated version of iOS under Settings > General > About as shown here ipod touch 4 ios 6 download
  9. If you are stuck at Apple logo or connect to iTunes Screen after iOS 6 installation , just enter DFU mode and restore to iOS 5.1.1 by pressing Restore button on iTunes
  10. After installing iOS 6 you will get to see these awesome 3D maps on the default map application in homescreen . There is also voice guided navigation on all routes . iOs 6 3D maps sample germany

Please Note : iOS 6 beta 1 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 4th gen, iPad 2, iPad 3 , Apple TV 2 and Apple TV 3 only . Installing any of the beta builds requires iTunes 10.6.3 . With beta iOS versions you can always downgrade your firmware and baseband .

Supported Devices requiring No UDID Registration :

  • iPod Touch 4 – working confirmed
  • iPad 2 – confirmed
  • iPad 3 – confirmed
  • iPhone 4/ iPhone 4S – We received both working and not-working confirmations from our readers .  Looking at the stats we received iPhone users are recommended not to upgrade to iOS 6 beta without a developers account and registered UDID .