Should I install IOS 10 beta public on my ipad and iphone ? Anyone installed?

Discussion in 'iOS 10' started by Math889, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. Math889 macrumors 65816

    Jan 7, 2016
    Should I update to IOS 10 now or is better to wait?
  2. lagwagon Suspended


    Oct 12, 2014
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    That's a question only you can answer. Beta isn't for everyone. You WILL have bugs, you MAY have app issues (depending on which apps you have)

    Not everything will work 100% of the time. It's not meant to be an early access to the next software so you can go around bragging to friends how cool you are with something they don't have (not saying that is your intention)

    Read up on all the risks before diving in if it's your first go at it.
  3. kch50428 macrumors 6502


    Oct 30, 2015
    North Iowa
    If you're asking if you should, the answer is probably "No" -- unless you're one who's comfortable with things as discussed above in post #2.
  4. bigchrisfgb macrumors 65816

    Jan 24, 2010
    Not on your iPhone under any circumstances. On your iPad yes if your iPad isn't essential and backed up.
  5. CasinoTech macrumors newbie


    Apr 15, 2015
    Phoenix, AZ
    I did and it's working fine for me.

    Some apps can be a little laggy to open but overall things run smooth.

    No notable app crashes yet and as for everyday use, its gotten me through today just fine.

    I say it's a relatively safe bet if you wanted to give it a try.
  6. Armen macrumors 604


    Apr 30, 2013
    That's always my intention :p

    "See, I click this icon and it crashes my eh?"
  7. Lloydbm41 macrumors 601


    Oct 17, 2013
    Central California
    I installed it on my SE and so far not a single issue. I enjoyed being able to delete useless Apple crapware like tips. Felt good to have this simple feature.
    Also like raise to turn on to see notifications. Small things but useful.
    Only bug I have found so far is responding to this post. Every time I hit the backspace it pushes the screen all the way down to the bottom of the webpage. If I hit enter, it pushes me half way down.
  8. Kyle4 macrumors 6502

    Aug 14, 2010
    I installed it on my iPhone 6s as a daily driver and regret it. I use my device more than anything for listening to music and there are serious issues with Bluetooth and the music apps (like low volume, dissappearing volume indicator etc). It's cool to try out and see develop but not on a main device. I didn't install it on my iPad and am glad I didn't.

    Ultimately the choice is up to you, you just need to be prepared to put up with some annoying bugs for a bit.
  9. Math889 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jan 7, 2016
    I will install on my Air 2 and see how it goes.
  10. Aditya_S macrumors 6502

    Jan 25, 2016
    I want to become an iOS developer so is that a good enough reason to install iOS 10 Public Beta to test my apps?
  11. TH3D4RKKN1GH7 macrumors 6502a


    Mar 25, 2009
    The only thing I'm ever concerned about is battery life. I'm on my second 6S due to battery issues. I have a smart case though so I'm thinking of taking the plunge.
  12. vikingjunior macrumors 65816


    Aug 17, 2011
    I downloaded it to my daily driver and see no major issues. Enjoying the added features!
  13. Math889 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jan 7, 2016
  14. perezr10 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 12, 2014
    Monroe, Louisiana
    If you like Bluetooth DONT DO IT. It's real buggy right now. It'll constantly drop the signal.
  15. EJ8 Suspended


    Oct 13, 2010
    If you want to yes. Otherwise no.
  16. vikingjunior macrumors 65816


    Aug 17, 2011
    It's buggy but not terrible.
  17. gwhizkids macrumors 68040


    Jun 21, 2013
    Not following you: are you running apps on TestFlight? If not, how would the public beta help you?
  18. SoYoung macrumors 6502a

    Jul 3, 2015
    There is no problem to install the beta on your daily driver because if its not run well enough for you, you can always easily go back to iOS 9.3.2. I install this on my air 2 and and it runs well so I think I will try its on my 6s plus to try the new 3d touch options and raise to wake or something like that.

    The only thing I really don't like so far is the new notification center. Especially on the iPad its a step backward.
  19. Aditya_S macrumors 6502

    Jan 25, 2016
    I'm not using TestFlight but I want to test my apps on iOS 10 instead of iOS 9 so that way I won't spend too much time just to find out it won't work when iOS 10 gets released. I'm also new to coding so I want to learn how to integrate all the new APIs and tools in iOS 10 to get more experience.
  20. Devyn89 macrumors regular


    Jul 21, 2012
    I installed it on my Air 2 and it's been fine, other than a few tiny sizing hiccups in a few apps.
  21. gwhizkids macrumors 68040


    Jun 21, 2013
    In my mind (assuming you can afford it), you should probably be in the Dev Beta program. Also, doesn't XCode provide an emulator (not the same, I know)? All that being said, you can install the Public Beta for any reason you want or for no other reason than you like bleeding edge stuff. I'm sure I don't need to tell you, though, that you should do an archived backup of your system before you install the iOS 10 public beta profile. Then, if you're done testing your app and want to revert, you will be able to do so.
  22. ZEEN0j macrumors 65816


    Sep 29, 2014
    What are you on about? I thought that was the reason we all update. :p

    OT, if you are not experienced with betas then you should at least wait until beta 5, 4 at the earliest. It's usually pretty stable at that point. I'm thinking about updating my iPad but will wait with my iPhone as that's more important to me.
  23. perezr10 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 12, 2014
    Monroe, Louisiana
    Listen to something on bluetooth for 10 minutes and count how many times your signal gets lost.
    Especially if it's a podcast, that's even worse.

    If you're into listening to podcasts on your iPhone via bluetooth, DON'T DO IT.
  24. batristain macrumors 6502


    Sep 15, 2014
    I have two iPhones - personal phone and work iPhone. I installed the PB on my personal phone - so far no issues. On my personal iPad Pro the only issue I've noticed is with my Logitech keyboard case - whenever I hit the return or delete key it jumps my screen to the bottom - very annoying. I'm hoping this gets corrected in the next release . I'm going to wait until the next release comes out before I look to downgrade my iPad. I have a MBA but since getting the iPad Pro I mostly use it for surfing the web and answering emails. I haven't tried any of my games yet to know if there are any issues with those but I suspect not....not a big deal if there are....

    GOod luck!
  25. RadioGaGa1984 Suspended


    May 23, 2015
    Funny I'm having zero issues with Bluetooth

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