iPhone iOS 13 on an unsupported device

DaniloGeekDude

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I have an "old" iPhone6+ that is, according to Apple, no longer will support the iOS 13 version.
Do you guys know how I could bypass this limitation? I wish to install the public beta version of iOS 13.

Thanks and Kind Regards.
 
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chrfr

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I have an "old" iPhone6+ that is, according to Apple, no longer will support the iOS 13 version.
Do you guys know how I could bypass this limitation? I wish to install the public beta version of iOS 13.

Thanks and Kind Regards.
It’s impossible. Apple doesn’t have a version of iOS 13 that will run on any of the unsupported devices.
 
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Shirasaki

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By far the best option is to find a used iPhone 6s Plus online and buy it to use iOS 13, assuming that device is legitimately purchased before and not blacklisted.
And, even if there is a way to “bypass” the limitation, those tools are restricted to Apple internal iOS development team and definitely wont be released.
iOS ain’t like macOS, which can be hacked all around. Maybe it is time for you to upgrade your device.
 

Freakonomics101

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Even if you were to somehow find a loophole, your device will be bricked because it’s not assigned to your device.
 

DuncanGarp

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I don't know how to break it to you but it's simply not possible. iOS 13 requires 2GB of ram to run and your phone only shipped with 1GB.
That's too bad as I have the same iphone 6+ device. How do you actually tell the RAM size versus the MEM size as I have a 64gb MEM? Thanks.
 
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krebphone

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That's too bad as I have the same iphone 6+ device. How do you actually tell the RAM size versus the MEM size as I have a 64gb MEM? Thanks.
Take apart your phone and examine the RAM chips if you don’t believe what everyone is telling you.
 

Cobold

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Don't forget, that ist is not ONLY about RAM (by the way: ALL iPhone 6 and 6+ do have 1GB of RAM, no matter what storage size they have)!

iOS13 does not include any drivers for unsupported devices like the iPhone 6+, so even IF you could install it, your WLAN, cellular, maybe even touchscreen, Touch-ID, speakers, .... would not work.
It is simply impossible.
 
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Wokis

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Don't forget, that ist is not ONLY about RAM (by the way: ALL iPhone 6 and 6+ do have 1GB of RAM, no matter what storage size they have)!

iOS13 does not include any drivers for unsupported devices like the iPhone 6+, so even IF you could install it, your WLAN, cellular, maybe even touchscreen, Touch-ID, speakers, .... would not work.
It is simply impossible.
Isn’t it the same SoC as well as radio in the still-supported ipad Mini 4?

Not to give anyone hope or anything. I don’t think anyone with the wit and resources to pull this off will ever bother.