How to Download and Install iOS 13.5.5 Beta 1 on iPhone

New updates are added on June 3, 2020: Apple has released the first beta or the beta 1 of the iOS 13.5.5 for the public beta testers as well. Firstly it was made available for the developers only and later on for the public beta testers. Those of you who enrolled in the beta program of the iOS will be receiving a new beta update via OTA on your iPhone. To manually check for it, you can go to Settings>>Software Update section. Without the availability of an official changelog, it is unclear as to what the latest iOS 13.5.5 beta 1 update brings in for the iPhones. We will keep you posted, once we have that information with us.


New updates are added on May 19, 2020: Apple has finally released the iOS 13.5 for the developers before rolling out the public beta for the iOS 13.5. It brings several new features for the Apple iPhone like Face ID improvements, COVID-19 exposure notifications log, etc. Here is the complete changelog of the update:

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iOS 13.5 speeds up access to the passcode field on devices with Face ID when you are wearing a face mask and introduces the Exposure Notification API to support COVID-19 contact tracing apps from public health authorities. This update also introduces an option to control automatic prominence of video tiles on Group FaceTime calls and includes bug fixes and other improvements.

Face ID and Passcode

  • Simplified unlock process for devices with Face ID when you are wearing a face mask
  • Passcode field automatically presented after swiping up from the bottom of the Lock screen when you are wearing a face mask
  • Also works when authenticating with the App Store, Apple Books, Apple Pay, iTunes, and other apps that support signing in with Face ID

Exposure Notification

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  • Exposure Notification API to support COVID-19 contact tracing apps from public health authorities

FaceTime

  • Option to control automatic prominence on Group FaceTime calls so video tiles do not change size when a participant speaks

Emergency Services

  • Option to automatically share health and other essential information from your Medical ID with emergency services when you place an emergency call (US only)

This update also includes bug fixes and other improvements.

  • Fixes an issue where users may see a black screen when trying to play streaming video from some websites
  • Addresses an issue in the share sheet where suggestions and actions may not load

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New updates are added on April 18, 2020: Apple has now released the public beta 1 of the iOS 13.4.5 that brings in some changes and new bugfixes for the iPhones.

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  • Fixes an issue where devices running iOS 13.4 could not participate in FaceTime calls with devices running iOS 9.3.6 and earlier or OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and earlier
  • Addresses a bug with the Settings app where choosing Bluetooth from the quick actions menu on the Home screen would fail

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New updates are added on March 26, 2020: The stable iOS 13.4 update is now live for the iPhone users. The stable update brings in tons of new features that have been teased and shown with the previous beta updates. Users can head over to the Settings menu and check for the update manually for upgrading their iPhones to the latest iOS 13.4. Below is the complete changelog of this new update:

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General
Known Issues
To install iOS 13.4 using the Restore Image, first install Xcode 11.4.

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Keyboard
New Features
– QuickType Keyboard now supports predictive input for Arabic.
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Live Conversion for Japanese and Chinese (Zhuyin).
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Swiss German layout for 12.9-inch iPad layout.

Resolved Issues
– 12.9-inch iPad layouts for several languages now match the hardware keyboard layouts.

Location Services
New Features
– When an app requests Always authorization for the first time after having previously been authorized for While Using the App, the device immediately presents the location authorization prompt. (57106235)

Photos
New Features
– New keyboard shortcuts are available in Photos on iPadOS, which create quick navigation between Tabs, Search, and Create Albums. While in full screen mode, you can also delete, duplicate, and enter Edit mode using a keyboard. (57195967)

RealityKit
Known Issues
– After updating to iOS & iPadOS 13.4, you won’t be able to synchronize scenes with peers using earlier versions of RealityKit, due to a fundamental change in the physics system. If two peers running a MultipeerConnectivityService have incompatible versions, they will remain connected in the underlying MCSession, but won’t synchronize scenes. iOS & iPadOS 13.4 adds a new NetworkCompatibilityToken class so a host can avoid inviting incompatible clients to its MCSession. Please see the NetworkCompatibilityToken documentation for additional details. (59262764)

SwiftUI
New Features
– When using a NavigationView with multiple columns, the navigation bar now shows a control to toggle the columns. (49074511)
– The onDrag and onDrop modifiers are now available on iOS. (49661347)

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New updates are added on March 14, 2020: Apple has released the 5th beta of iOS 13.4 for the users and it brings along some new features and bugfixes for the iPhones. Below is the official changelog of the update:

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General
Known Issues
– To install iOS 13.4 beta 5 using the Restore Image, first install Xcode 11.4 beta 2.

Keyboard
New Features
– QuickType Keyboard now supports predictive input for Arabic.
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Live Conversion for Japanese and Chinese (Zhuyin).
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Swiss German layout for 12.9-inch iPad layout.

Resolved Issues
– 12.9-inch iPad layouts for several languages now match the hardware keyboard layouts.

Location Services
New Features
– When an app requests Always authorization for the first time after having previously been authorized for While Using the App, the device immediately presents the location authorization prompt. (57106235)

Photos
New Features
– New keyboard shortcuts are available in Photos on iPadOS, which create quick navigation between tabs, search, and create albums. While in full screen mode, you can also delete, duplicate, and enter Edit mode using a keyboard. (57195967)

RealityKit
Known Issues
– After updating to iOS & iPadOS 13.4, you won’t be able to synchronize scenes with peers using earlier versions of RealityKit due to a fundamental change in the physics system. If two peers running a MultipeerConnectivityService have incompatible versions, they will remain connected in the underlying MCSession but won’t synchronize scenes. iOS & iPadOS 13.4 adds a new NetworkCompatibilityToken class so a host can avoid inviting incompatible clients to its MCSession. Please see the NetworkCompatibilityToken documentation for additional details. (59262764)

SwiftUI
New Features
– When using a NavigationView with multiple columns, the navigation bar now shows a control to toggle the columns. (49074511)
– The onDrag and onDrop modifiers are now available on iOS. (49661347)

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New updates are added on March 09, 2020: Apple has now released the iOS 13.4 beta 4 update for the users and it carries tons of new updates and bugfixes for the iPhones. Below are the changes that you will see in this new beta:

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[General]
Known Issues
– To install iOS 13.4 beta 4 using the Restore Image, first install Xcode 11.4 beta 2.

[Keyboard]
New Features
– QuickType Keyboard now supports predictive input for Arabic.
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Live Conversion for Japanese and Chinese (Zhuyin).
– QuickType Keyboard now supports Swiss German layout for 12.9-inch iPad layout.

[Resolved Issues]
– 12.9-inch iPad layouts for several languages now match the hardware keyboard layouts.

[Location Services]
New Features
– When an app requests Always authorization for the first time after having previously been authorized for While Using the App, the device immediately presents the location authorization prompt. (57106235)

[Photos]
New Features
– New keyboard shortcuts are available in Photos on iPadOS, which create quick navigation between tabs, search, and create albums. While in full screen mode, you can also delete, duplicate, and enter Edit mode using a keyboard. (57195967)

[RealityKit]
Known Issues
– After updating to iOS & iPadOS 13.4, you won’t be able to synchronize scenes with peers using earlier versions of RealityKit due to a fundamental change in the physics system. If two peers running a MultipeerConnectivityService have incompatible versions, they will remain connected in the underlying MCSession but won’t synchronize scenes. iOS & iPadOS 13.4 adds a new NetworkCompatibilityToken class so a host can avoid inviting incompatible clients to its MCSession. Please see the NetworkCompatibilityToken documentation for additional details. (59262764)

[SwiftUI]
New Features
– When using a NavigationView with multiple columns, the navigation bar now shows a control to toggle the columns. (49074511)
– The onDrag and onDrop modifiers are now available on iOS. (49661347)

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New updates are added on February 29, 2020: Apple has rolled out the beta 3 updates for iOS 13.4 and it carries tons of new features and bugfixes for the iPhones. Below are the changes that you will see in this new beta:

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  • Known Issues
    • To install iOS 13.4 beta 3 using the Restore Image, first install Xcode 11.4 beta 2.
  • Resolved Issues
    • Fixed an issue that could cause the Settings app to quit unexpectedly after a user viewed specific app settings and then returned to the main Settings page. (59124369)
  • Keyboard
    • New Features
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports predictive input for Arabic.
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports Live Conversion for Japanese and Chinese (Zhuyin).
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports the Swiss-German layout for 12.9″ iPad layout.
    • Resolved Issues
      • 12.9″ iPad layouts for several languages now match the hardware keyboard layouts accurately.
  • Location Services
    • New Features
      • When an app requests Always authorization for the first time after having previously been authorized for While Using the App, the device immediately presents the location authorization prompt. (57106235)
  • Photos
    • New Features
      • New keyboard shortcuts are available in Photos on iPadOS, which allow you to quickly navigate between tabs, search, and create albums.
      • While in full-screen mode, you can also delete, duplicate, and enter Edit mode using a keyboard. (57195967)
    • Resolved Issues
      • Fixed an issue where Photos might not sync as expected to Apple Watch. (59324590)
  • SwiftUI
    • New Features
      • When using a NavigationView with multiple columns, the navigation bar now shows a control to toggle the columns. (49074511)
      • The onDrag and onDrop modifiers are now available on iOS. (49661347)

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New updates are added on February 23, 2020: There are tons of new features and enhancements with the latest iOS 13.4 Beta 2 update which has been pushed by Apple for iPhones. Below are the changes that you will see in this new beta:

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  • General
    • Known Issues
      After a user views specific app settings and then returns to the main Settings page, the Settings app might quit unexpectedly. (59124369)
    • To install iOS 13.4 beta 2 using the Restore Image, first install Xcode 11.4 beta 2.
  • CarPlay
    • Resolved Issues: Fixed an issue where the Siri interface may not appear as expected. (58685659)
  • Keyboard
    • New Features:
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports predictive input for Arabic.
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports live Conversion for Japanese and Chinese (Zhuyin).
      • QuickType Keyboard now supports Swiss-German layout for 12.9″ iPad layout.
    • Resolved Issues
      • 12.9″ iPad layouts for several languages now match the hardware keyboard layouts accurately.
  • Location Services
    • New Features: When an app requests Always authorization for the first time after having previously been authorized for While Using the App, the device immediately presents the location authorization prompt. (57106235)
  • Photos
    • New Features: New keyboard shortcuts are available in Photos on iPadOS, which allow you to quickly navigate between tabs, search, and create albums. While in full screen mode, you can also delete, duplicate, and enter Edit mode using a keyboard. (57195967)
    • Known Issues
      • Photos might not sync as expected to Apple Watch. (59324590)
  • RealityKit
    • Resolved Issues: The code-generated loading methods load Reality Files. (58925510)
  • SwiftUI
    • New Features: When using a NavigationView with multiple columns, the navigation bar now shows a control to toggle the columns. (49074511)
    • The onDrag and onDrop modifiers are now available on iOS. (49661347)

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If you want to try out the latest iOS 13.4 beta 2 updates on your iPhone then head over to Settings > General > Software Update and then tap “Download and Install” at the bottom of that page.


iPhone has set benchmarks not only with its hardware but also with its software. We see a lot of new and innovative features coming up with the release of a new iOS version. In fact, there are some of the features that are not yet on Android phones. iOS also provides all the features and functionality that you want to have on your smartphone for your extra convenience. And Apple has brought in the iOS 13.4 beta 1 that tags along a lot of new features for the iPhone. And it would be better to test out the features if you have an iPhone instead of just reading about the features.

And if you are looking for ways to download the iOS 13.4 Beta 1 update on your iPhone then, you are at the right place. As in this post, we will guide you on how to download iOS 13.4 beta 1 on the iPhone. However, note that since it is still in the beta stage it will come with serious bugs and issues which will be eventually rectified in the stable update when it will be made public. We would advise you to backup the data on your device before commencing with the procedure. So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself:

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How to Download and Install iOS 13.4 Beta 1 on iPhone

You need to make sure that your iPhone is compatible with iOS 13 or not. Then as advised above, you need to make sure that you have backed up your data before commencing with the procedure to install a beta 1 update on your iPhone. Moreover, you also need to have an Apple Developers account which you can buy for $99/year in order to download the official beta profile. Now with that being said, you can head over to the below-mentioned methods to install the latest iOS 13.4 beta 1 on your iPhone:

Pre-Requisites:

  • Before upgrading your iPhone to iOS 13.4, make sure to take iOS backup via iCloud or iTunes.
  • Your device must have at least 50% or more battery charge. If not, first charge your phone and then come back to upgrade your device.
  • You must download the official beta profile to upgrade your iPhone to the latest available beta update.

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, you need to visit the Apple Developers Page and download the image restore for your respective iPad model.
  2. Tap on the Download New Betas tab and then log in to your account with username and password.
  3. Now you need to hit Install Profile. A popup may appear on the screen, saying that the website is trying to open Settings to show a configuration profile. Tap on Allow and then Close.
  4. The above step will start downloading the iOS beta software on your device.
  5. Head over to Settings app → Profile Downloaded, and then hit Install, and then enter your passcode.
  6. You need to tap on Install at the top right corner and then tap on Install again at the bottom.
  7. Once the installation is complete, restart your device to complete the procedure.
  8. This will download the iOS 13.4 beta 1 update on your device.
  9. Now to install it on your iPhone, head over to Settings>>General>>Software Update.
  10. A new iOS beta profile will be shown to you.
  11. Tap on the Download and Install option and enter your passcode.
  12. This will initiate the downloading procedure.

That’s it! However, there is one alternate way also to install the latest iOS 13.4 beta update on your iPhone using the Finder application. And if you wish to install it via the Finder app, follow the instructions below:

  1. Firstly, download the iOS beta software restore image for your iPhone from the Apple developer page.
  2. Launch the Finder app and connect your iPhone to your Mac device.
  3. Select your iPhone from the sidebar.
  4. Then, you need to press and hold the option key and click on Restore iPad.
  5. Now you need to choose the beta file to restore the image and click on Open to initiate the process.
  6. Click on Restore to begin the installation.
  7. That’s It!

Note that the installation will take some time and once it is done, you will have successfully installed the iOS 13.4 Beta 1 on your iPhone. So, there you have it from my side in this post.

How to Remove the iOS Beta Profile?

  • To stop receiving the iOS developer betas, follow the instructions below to remove the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile. Go to Settings > General > Profiles and tap the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile that appears.
  • Tap Remove Profile. If asked, enter your device passcode, then tap Remove. Once the profile is deleted, your iOS device will no longer receive iOS developer betas. When the next commercial version of iOS is released, you can install it from Software Update.

I hope you guys liked this post. Let us know in the comments below if you come across any issues while following the above-mentioned steps. Until the next post…Cheers!

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