tvOS 9.2 beta 1 for the fourth-gen Apple TV was released by Apple a few days back, which brings some new features to the stock system that shipped out with every Apple TV. Some of the features included consist of a revamped app switcher, new folders, more supported languages for Siri, and more. If you haven’t jumped on the beta update, then through this article you can learn how to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV 4.
The latest release is only for developers, it means you need access to a developer account in order to get tvOS 9.2 beta 1. You can also create a developer account by going to developer.apple.com. It’s also best to download Xcode 7.2 beta if you are going to be accessing or doing any work on your Apple TV on the new beta. In addition, folks using Xcode 7 will not be able to take screen shots, or use many of the device functions without updating to Xcode 7.3 beta in conjunction with getting tvOS 9.2 beta and you need a USB type-c cable. If you’re not aware simply follow the steps given below to install tvOS beta on your Apple TV 4.
How to Install tvOS Beta 1 On Your Apple TV 4:
- Download tvOS 9.2 beta 1
- Plug in your Apple TV using the USB type-c cable and open up iTunes.
- In iTunes, pick the Apple TV logo or icon. Afterwards, press Options + click on Mac or Shift + click on Windows on the Restore button and search for the tvOS iPSW file that was downloaded in step 1.
- Wait for your device to restore to the beta.
There is only one problem while updating to the beta version, you will need to reinstall all of your apps and re-adjust your Wi-Fi and users settings. This can be an annoying process unless you have a dedicated device for beta testing.