The beta version of tvOS 13 and the public beta version are now available for developers and developers. However, you have to keep in mind that the official version of tvOS 13 will be available very soon. On September 19, we can install tvOS 13 on our Apple TV.
If you want to install TVOS 13 beta on your Apple TV, then you are at the right place. Next we will follow all the steps so that you can try before all devices of the operating system TVOS 13.
During WWDC’s opening speech, Apple described the new features of tvOS 13. It features redesigned startup screens, original TV content available for broadcast via the TV + application, multiple user profiles and compatibility with the drivers of DualShock 4 and Xbox One games.
Undoubtedly, there will be many and many Apple fans who will be eager to try these new features before the new operating system collapses, and developers would like to see how well their applications work with it.
However, before making any decision, consider the following precaution. If you only have one Apple TV – and especially if you don’t have an alternative means to watch Netflix and the like – we strongly recommend you install the beta version on your Apple TV, as you can Can break.
Apple warns: “Attempting to install this version of tvOS in an unauthorized way could put your device in an unusable state and require an out-of-warranty repair.”
What you need to run tvOS beta
Ready to install the beta version? This is what you need:
- Apple TV 4K or Apple TV 4th Generation. (Previous Apple TV models are not supported)
- If you are a developer or developer, you will also need the following:
- Register as a developer: Go to the ‘Apple Developer Program’ registration page and click ‘Enroll’. You can register for free, but if you want to download the software, it will cost you $ 99 (about € 87 per year).
- Latest version of Xcode.
- Latest version of Apple configuration.
- The latest version of MacOS.
- Your Mac and Apple TV must be on the same network.
If you want to try out the public beta version, you’ll have to wait – we hope it will be launched in late June or early July 2019. When the public version is ready, you can register here on the Beta Seed Program website.
You must be over 18 years of age and have a valid Apple ID, and you must also be willing to accept a ‘confidentiality agreement’, which means that you agree not to share update information or screenshots Huh.
How to install tvOS 13 beta for developers and developers
There are two ways to install the beta version if you have the Apple TV (4th generation), but only one of them works if you have the newest Apple TV 4K, so we’ll start there.
To run the developer beta, you need to do the following:
- Go to the Apple Developer download page on your Mac and download the tvOS beta software configuration profile .
- Connect and turn on your Apple TV.
- Open Xcode on your Mac.
- In Xcode, choose ‘Window> Devices and Simulators’.
- Click on ‘Devices’.
- Now, go to Apple TV and open ‘Settings’.
- Select ‘Remote controls and devices> Remote App and Devices’.
- Your Apple TV should look for possible pairing devices and discover the Mac.
- Go back to Xcode on the Mac and you can select the Apple TV (it will be in the left column under ‘Discovered’).
- You will see a request to connect to Apple TV.
- Enter the verification code that appears on the Apple TV here and click on ‘Connect’.
- Once Xcode has been paired with Apple TV, a network icon will appear next to Apple TV in the left column.
- Now open the Apple Configurator on your Mac.
- If this is the first time you set up an Apple TV, click on ‘Prepare’ and follow the instructions on the screen.
- If you are adding profiles for an Apple TV that you have previously set up, click on ‘Add> Profiles’. (You can also drag a profile from the Finder and drop it directly on the Apple TV icon).
As we said earlier, there are two ways to install the beta version on 4th generation TVs, Apple suggests another way – using ‘restore image’ – here.
How to install tvOS public beta
The tvOS beta is not yet available to the public, but it should not be long in late June or early July. The installation process is described below:
- Sign up for the Apple Beta Software program here . Click on ‘Register’ and enter your Apple ID. Log in and then click on ‘Accept’ to accept the terms and conditions.
- On your Apple TV, click on ‘Settings> Accounts’.
- Click on ‘iCloud’ and enter the email address and password of the Apple ID you used when you joined the ‘Public Beta’ program.
- Click on the ‘Menu’ button on your Siri remote.
- Click on ‘Menu’ again.
- Now click on ‘System> Software updates ‘ and activate ‘Get public beta updates’.
- Click on ‘Get public beta updates’.
- Accept the ‘terms and conditions’.
- You should now be able to install the beta version. Open ‘Settings’ again.
- Click on ‘ Software updates> Update software ‘.