How to Download and Install the iOS 16 Developer Beta 3

At the WWDC 2022 event, Apple announced its latest operating systems that will be available for compatible devices this fall. The most anticipated release was iOS 16, which was discussed in detail and known to bring a host of new features such as a smarter lock screen ever, refreshed notifications, smarter widgets, live weather updates on the lock screen, fitness features, and much more. The latest iOS 16 beta 3 also included the new Apple Music support for full screen lock.

The final iOS 16 update for all compatible iPhones will be available after the iPhone 14 launches (perhaps in the fall). Nevertheless, the iOS 16 beta 3 is available to download and install on iPhone. Like every year, Apple is rolling out the iOS 16 developer beta. It doesn’t matter if you are a developer or not, but with a developer account, you can install iOS 16 beta 1 on your iPhone.

How to Download and Install the iOS 16 Beta 3 on iPhone

Here’s how to download and install iOS 16 developer beta on an iPhone:

Things to remember before you start:

  • iOS 16 is compatible with iPhone 7 and later. You can see the list of iOS 16 compatible iPhones here.
  • Betas are full of bugs and they can affect several features of your iPhone. We recommend that you back up your iPhone before installing iOS 16 developer beta. It’s also a good idea to download iOS 16 and install it on a second iPhone.
  • To download iOS 16 developer beta 1, you need an Apple developer account, which costs about $99 per year.

Download and install iOS 16 Beta 3 on your iPhone

  1. Open the Safari browser on your iPhone and go to
  2. You will see “Download new betas† Tap it and you will be navigated to the login page.

Here you need to sign in with the Apple developer account credentials.

  • Search now”iOS 16 beta” and tap “Install profile
  • You may see a pop-up on the screen and you need to click “Allow” and “Close to
  • Now the iOS 16 beta software profile will be downloaded to your iPhone.
  • Navigate to “Settings” and then “Profile downloaded
  • Press on the “to install” option and enter the device passcode for permission.
  • Tap the Install option again and the iOS 16 beta profile will be installed.
  • When it asks for a reboot, tap the “Restarting” choice.

Here’s how to install the latest iOS 16 beta after downloading the iOS 16 developer beta profile.

How to install iOS 16 Beta 3 on your iPhone

  1. Navigate to “General” in “Settings
  2. Search and open”software update
  3. Touch “Download and install
  4. When prompted for your device’s passcode, enter it and follow the instructions.
  5. The latest beta version of iOS 16 for developers is downloaded. Once it’s downloaded, tap “Install now

Download and Install iOS 16 Developer Beta 3 with Finder

If you are unable to download the iOS 16 beta directly, you can use Finder on macOS Catalina or later to do so. Here’s how:

  1. To download the iOS beta software recovery image from the Apple Developer download page.
  2. launch Finder and connect your iPhone to your Mac.
  3. Select your iPhone
  4. Press and hold the Choice key in the Overview panel and click restore iPhone
  5. Choose the iOS beta software recover the file and open it.
  6. Click now To recover to start the installation.

This way you can easily download and install the iOS 16 beta on your iPhone. Again, we remind you that betas can contain bugs, so install them at your own risk. You can also go back to the previous iOS version at any time.

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