Developers at Apple have just released the iOS 8.1 Beta 1 for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple TV. The update is still in Beta stages and we expect to have the Beta 2 or 3 before the official release of the iOS 8.1. The update was released for the developers bur we have posted the direct links to iOS 8.1 Beta 1 for all iDevices yesterday so you can download the required ipsw files for your desired device from the given link.
Today we will guide you how to install the iOS 8.1 Beta 1 on your iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, 5C, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus and all those iPad, iPod Touch or the Apple TV. The best thing about this iOS 8.1 Beta is that it has all the fixes for the present issues that have been found on many devices currently running iOS 8, iOS 8.0.1 or iOS 8.0.2. So we can assure you that you will love to the latest iteration of the iOS on your device with the new fixes.
After you have downloaded the iPSW file required for your device all you have to do is follow the instructions sheet given below. But before starting to install the iOS 8.1 Beta 1 on your iDevices make sure to have a backup of all the data you have on your device. The best option is to back up your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch with iTunes or iCloud. So if the Beta version expires you can have an access to your important data that you have stored in your device.
How to install iOS 8.1 Beta 1 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
All you have to do is follow these steps by opening the iTunes and connecting your iDevice with it.
Step 1-After you’re done downloaded, connect your device to iTunes and start Apple’s software up. In the device summary menu, Shift Click (Windows) or Alt Click (Mac) the update device button. This will open up an explorer tab and allow you to select the IPSW file you just downloaded.
Step 2-Select the iOS 8.1 beta ipsw file that you have and click open. iTunes will then proceed to install iOS 8.1 beta on your device.
The installation will take some time around 15-20 min in most cases. After the installation completes your device will restart automatically and you will be shifted to the home screen of your device. You can Follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google + for more guides and new iOS 8.1 beta firmware guides.