How to remove iOS 16 beta without computer

iOS 16 is considered to be one of the biggest updates and it is clear that users will get curious and want this update at the earliest. This is where the beta comes in. Before the official release as iOS version, Apple tends to release a series of beta test versions to the users. The goal is to test the iOS update and look for any bugs and glitches, and improve to a more superior version. Users around the world tend to download the beta version, but it has its own drawbacks rather than the benefits of getting the features at the earliest.

After downloading the beta version, many users may consider downgrading iPhone to the previous version, or simply uninstall the beta version of iOS. There can be many reasons to uninstall iOS 16 beta from your iPhone, it can extend your battery life or degrade performance and many others. If you’re planning to install the beta or have it already installed, there are a few things to keep in mind. First off, it is an unfinished software update that has a lot of software bugs and will cause battery drain issues. The developer beta will cost you $99 per year, while the public beta is free.

What happens if you remove the beta version?

Before uninstalling the beta version of iOS, please know that it will not go back to the current version, your device will still run the beta software. To completely remove the beta, you need to restore your iPhone, it will downgrade to the latest update, in iOS 16 beta, you will be downgraded to iOS 15.

How to uninstall iOS 16 beta without computer:

There are many methods that we can use to remove the beta version. It is not always necessary to have a PC to uninstall the beta version. If you don’t have a PC or laptop with you, you can uninstall the beta using your iPhone. Follow the steps below to uninstall iOS 16 beta without using PC or laptop.

  1. On your iPhone, go to settings.
  2. Click on general.
  3. Select VPN and Device Manager.
  4. Click on the iOS 16 Beta configuration profile.
  5. Tap Delete Profile.
  6. A prompt with appear, enter your passcode there.
  7. Click No Delete to confirm.
  8. Restart your iPhone to complete the iOS 16 beta removal process.

If you don’t plan on restoring to your iPhone from the backup of the previous version, I recommend sticking with the beta version. If you didn’t get backup of iOS 15/previous version, you will lose all your data in this process.

There are other methods by which you can remove the public beta. One method is via PC/laptop. Click the link below to uninstall iOS 16 public beta and downgrade your iPhone to iOS 15.


If you’re looking for the developer beta and want to learn how to download and install it on your iPhone, click the link below.


Until next time, with another topic. Until then, Toodles.

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