Apple gives access to Beta software to the developer who has the developer account, and also those who join the Apple Beta software program can install the Public Beta version if available. These beta software versions are not very stable. iOS and iPadOS in the beta version may also have bugs.
So people are installing these beta versions to have early access to the new versions of iOS and iPadOS. After testing the beta version, you may have decided to go back to the iOS and iPadOS apps that were released. In this guide you will learn how to remove the iOS beta software from your iPhone.
How to uninstall iOS beta software
In this guide you will see how to uninstall the developer and public beta iOS version of your device, and then how to install the current version for public release.
Delete Public Beta Software Profile
If you are installing the beta version on your computer, you will need to restore iOS to remove the beta version
When we install the beta iOS or iPadOS on the device, we need to download and install a profile on the device so that we can see the available beta that has been updated in the “Software Update” section of the Settings. So to avoid getting more beta updates, simply delete the profile from the device, and here’s how you can do it.
- Make the Institutions on your device and then tap General.
- Tap on the option “VPN and device management” or “Profiles and device management”
- On the next screen, tap the installed Profile under the CONFIGURATION PROFILE section.
- Then simply tap the Delete profile button to delete the beta profile of your device. You need to restart the device to make changes effective.
From now on, you will receive the non-beta non-beta updates. To check the currently available update, go to Settings> General> Software Update and check the updates. If a non-beta update is not available and you want to remove the beta version now, you can restore the iOS.
Remove developer beta software by restoring
You can quickly remove a developer beta version from your iPhone or iPad by repairing your device. You can choose to delete and restore the Finder or the latest version of iTunes and then restore an archived backup you took before updating to the beta version.
Note: All backups created while using the beta versions may not be compatible with the older versions of iOS. You may not be able to restore your device with the latest backup if you do not have an older backup created with the current version of iOS.
To begin recovery, you need to have the latest version of macOS and iTunes on your computer.
- First, connect your device to the computer using a data cable
- Put your device in recovery mode, follow the steps in this guide to put your device in recovery mode.
- Now click on the Restore option when you see it on the screen. It will start downloading the non-beta version of iOS. It will take a while to download, and if it takes longer than 15 minutes, your device will leave the recovery mode screen. Do not worry, just let it download and repeat the above step to put your device in recovery mode and then repair it.
- If you restore, your device will be deleted and the current version will be installed on your iPhone or iPad. Once the recovery is complete, you can configure your device from the archive backup taken from a previous version of iOS.
New iOS update alert
When a beta release expires, you may see a warning: ‘A new iOS update is now available. Please update … ”Simply go to Settings> General> Software Update and install the newly available update on your device.
If you have any questions about uninstalling or installing the beta version on your iPhone or iPad, please leave a comment below.