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How to install iOS 8 beta 5 right away without a developer account

August 5th, 2014 at 9:50 AM
iOS 8 Beta 5 How to Install Without Developer Account

Apple on Monday released iOS 8 beta 5, which can be installed right away on any supported iOS device that’s also registered with a developer account. However, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users who want to experience the latest iOS 8 beta don’t need to have access to a developer account to do so, BestTechInfo reveals, as a way to unofficially install the beta on an iOS device still exists – similarly, all previous iOS 8 beta versions had this particular “feature.”

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The procedure is rather straightforward, and users should be able to easily install iOS 8 beta 5 on their devices by following the available instructions. However, BGR strongly advises against installing any unofficial software such as iOS 8 beta 5 on devices that aren’t registered with Apple developer accounts. Because iOS 8 is still in beta, certain errors are to be expected, and certain features may not work properly on devices that shouldn’t be running the iOS 8 beta version in the first place.

Going back to a stable version of iOS – iOS 7.1.2 in this case – is possible. And Apple’s latest stable iOS release can still be jailbroken.

A video showing you how iOS 8 beta 5 can be installed on devices without a developer account follows below.

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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