iOS 4.2 beta?

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  1. Applenewstoday macrumors regular

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  2. Beaverman3001 macrumors 6502

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    I hope one releases soon, November is too long to wait :/
     
  3. mklnk macrumors regular

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    If there is a beta, how does one get involved?
     
  4. CrAkD macrumors 68040

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    i guarentee the beta will get released same day 4.1 drops or a week later to the day.
     
  5. lozpop macrumors 6502

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    Good news. I think I'm going to install the beta on the iPad, I want to try multitasking and folders on that big screen. :p
     
  6. Defender2010 macrumors 68030

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    I agree. Once the 4.1 update has gone public we will see a 4.2 beta within days or the following week. Should be interesting to see how 4.2 works on the iPad. 4.2 will be the first time all ios devices will be in tandem with each other by using the same software. Should be a great update.
     
  7. TraceyS/FL macrumors 68040

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    It i had an extra $99 I'd actually sign up and then do the beta....

    I want folders. Now. :D (without jail breaking)
     
  8. Xenc macrumors 6502a

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    You need to apply for the (paid) iOS Developer Program. Once the beta software is released you can download it from the iOS Dev Center and install it to your iPad through Xcode.
     
  9. Julien macrumors G3

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    Unless you have an extra iPad or are an early developer betas can be no fun.;)
     
  10. Applenewstoday thread starter macrumors regular

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    Nooo your right :(
     
  11. tonyunreal macrumors regular

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    4.2 will be applied to iPhone and iPod touch as well, so you won't see a beta until 4.1 is final.
     
  12. Warbrain macrumors 603

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    Which, considering it's GM and ready for release in a few days, will be soon.
     
  13. lozpop macrumors 6502

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    Will it be possible to find the 4.2 beta ipsw file "somewhere" and the install it through iTunes?
     
  14. Defender2010 macrumors 68030

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    Yes and yes! (only if u have the device registered on a developers account as a test device)

    Betas are buggy of course, but never so serious that it will totally mess up your device, and they get better (generally) with each release. One can always downgrade if it causes too much distress.
     
  15. lozpop macrumors 6502

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    So you can't simply install it on an iPad? The iPad must be registered as testing device? :(
     
  16. melman101 macrumors 68030

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    Yes, that's correct. Developers get 100 device slots for testing.
     
  17. Defender2010 macrumors 68030

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    Please read more carefully. I already stated that the device has to be registered by a developer to work.

    ie...the UDID of that particular device most be one of the 100 devices a developer is allowed on his/her account. Only then will betas work. Otherwise it will appear as an error in iTunes/Xcode when trying you are trying to install it.

    Can't really be much clearer.
     

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