Last week, Apple stopped pushing watchOS 5 beta to Apple Watch users due to some issues with the software but now watchOS 5 beta 1 is available to all Apple Watch users who have Apple Watch Series 1, 2 and 3.
It’s true that watchOS 5 beta is available for developers only but we have a solution where all users can get this beta even if you are not a developer and does not have a developer account.
Apple introduced some cool features to watchOS 5 such as improvements to workout apps, Walkie Talkie, improved siri and more. If you want to try out the it on your Apple Watch then, we will guide you on how to install watchOS 5 beta 1 on Apple Watch.
Installing watchOS 5 beta on Apple Watch is pretty simple. All you need to do is download the appropriate profile configurations and you’re good to go. But before that, you need to make sure the following things are checked & ready:
- Must be running iOS 12
- Device Supported: Apple Watch Series 1, 2 , 3
- Apple Watch must be connected to the charger
- Download watchOS 5 Profile Configuration
Download WatchOS 5 Beta 1 Profile Configuration
Just keep on following the steps. The first thing you need to do is download the profile configuration of watchOS 5 Beta 1 which the most important step to get the beta. What this will do is, it will bring the watchOS 5 beta 1 software update in to Watch App Settings. So that you can directly install via Over The Air (OTA) by going to Watch App – General – Software Update.
- On your Safari Broswer, open this link
- Tap Slow Download
- Tap Allow
- Tap Apple Watch
- It will then redirect to the Watch App. Keep tapping install.
- Tap Restart
- Tap Done
After your Apple Watch reboots, it’s time to install watchOS 5 beta 1 on your Apple Watch. The profile configuration is already installed so let’s move in to next step:
Install watchOS 5 Beta 1 on Apple Watch
- Launch Watch App on your iPhone
- Tap General
- Software Update
- Tap Download & Install
- Tap Agree – Enter Passcode – Accept the term & conditions
The download may take several minutes so keep patient and make sure the Apple Watch is connected to the charger. watchOS 5 will be automatically installed on your Apple Watch. There is now further process.