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

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 has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he closely follows the events in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises. Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.