General iOS7 Beta

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by wayneholbrook, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. macrumors regular


    Mar 30, 2010
    Miami Florida
    With WWDC announcement for June 10th to debut iOS7 when ip will the beta version be released to developers?

    With just 7 weeks to go, I'm surprised that beta 1 has not been released as of yet. Usually in the past there was a minimum of 4 betas all the way up to over 8 betas released before it was released to the public. Seems odd not to already been pushed out yet.
  2. macrumors 68040

    Mar 24, 2006
    Nottingham, UK
    a new iOS version is usually demoed at WWDC and then beta1 will be made available to dev's for a few months till new hardware in September/October time.
  3. macrumors G4


    Mar 16, 2009
    The Jailbreak Community
    The firmware will be "announced" and demoed at the Conference, not released to the public.
    The initial beta will come shortly after that leading up to the general release weeks later.
  4. macrumors regular

    Jul 17, 2012
    that's cause it's not releasing on june 10th. we will have a beta june 10th.
  5. Guest

    Dec 7, 2010
    Since the iPhone 5S is reported to be makes sense.

    iOS 7 preview at WWDC.
    iOS 7/iPhone 5S release aug/sep
  6. macrumors 6502a

    Feed Me

    Jan 7, 2012
    Location Location
    Apple will demo iOS 7 at the WWDC keynote on June 10th. They will then release iOS 7.0 Beta 1 the moment the keynote finishes.

    This is how they've always done it:
    Announcement + Demo --> Beta 1 release an hour or so later --> Beta 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, etc --> GM Release with the announcement of the new iPhone (whenever that occurs) --> Public release when the new iPhone starts actually shipping
  7. macrumors 6502

    Jan 7, 2013
    Algonquin, IL U.S.A.
    You have to be a Member of the $99 U.S.A. Dollar a Year ADC Program to test the Beta's. You also have to NOT live in a U.S.A. Embargoed Territory, and you have to Sign an NDA (Non-Disclosure-Agreement) with Apple as well. is where you go to Sign Up.
  8. macrumors G3


    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    Releasing a beta would mean having developers pore over it and leak the changes to the public. making WWDC's keynote rather moot since everyone would know everything. And letting someone else announce their stuff really isn't Apple's style even under Tim.

    So you'll get your betas after the keynote. Probably the same day or 1-2 later
  9. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 24, 2010
    Delayed? Anyone who expected the next iPhone released before Aug/Sept was kidding themselves. The new iPhone is always released with the new version of the OS. The new version of iOS was, of course, always going to be demoed at WWDC. Therefore the new iPhone can't come until several months after that. Also, Tim Cook told everyone not to expect new hardware before the Fall.

    You've been reading too much Digitimes.
  10. macrumors G5


    Nov 14, 2011
    Yes iPhone 5S is delayed just like iPhone 6 has a 5" screen. :)
  11. Guest

    Dec 7, 2010
    Which was everyone considering even MacRumors reported multiple times on it.

    People were guessing release dates from May all the way to Sep.

    I thought it was pretty funny.
  12. macrumors 65816

    Mar 17, 2009
    They used to do a demo in April and release it to the developers all the way up to June.
  13. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 24, 2010
    I am well aware. But iOS 5 and iOS 6 were both debuted at WWDC and it seems the logical schedule for Apple to continue having the developer previews launch at that point, when they have so many developers and workshops right there to kick it off.
  14. macrumors 6502


    Sep 1, 2010
    California, USA
    it would be silly for Apple to release a completely new OS with a new design straight to public without first demo-ing its features and telling devs how to code for the new features that are found in the OS....

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