Apple seeds iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5 beta 2 to developers

Apple has released iOS 17.5 beta 2 and iPadOS 17.5 beta 2 to developers. The update is now available over-the-air for iPhone and iPad, as well as via Apple Developer Center for download. iOS 17.5 beta 1 and iPadOS 17.5 beta 1 were released to developers two weeks ago, while the public beta releases followed soon after.

The software update will bring new features to users including sideloading, app installation from the web to users in EU, design enhancements across built-in apps such as Books and Podcasts, improvements to anti-stalking systems for Find My accessories, MDM improvements, and more. You can read more about how sideloading and third-party app stores will work on iPhone in the EU.

iOS 17.5

The update is less than 550 MB in size on iPhone 14 Pro Max. We are currently installing it and will share once we find any noticeable new changes.

Here is a list of iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.7 compatible devices:

  • iPhone 15 
  • iPhone 15 Plus
  • iPhone 15 Pro
  • iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • iPhone 14 
  • iPhone 14 Plus
  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max
  • iPhone 12
  • iPhone 12 mini
  • iPhone 12 Pro
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max
  • iPhone 11
  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPhone XS
  • iPhone XS Max
  • iPhone XR
  • iPhone SE (2nd generation)
  • iPhone SE (3rd generation)
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (6th-gen, 5th-gen, 4th-gen, 3rd-gen, 2nd-gen)
  • 11-inch iPad Pro (4th-gen, 3rd-gen, 2nd-gen, 1st-gen)
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • iPad (6th-gen, 7th-gen, 8th-gen, 9th-gen, 10th-gen)
  • iPad Air (3rd-gen, 4th-gen, 5th-gen)
  • iPad mini (5th-gen, 6th-gen)

You can download the iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.7 beta 2 software updates by following the below steps:

  1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to a stable Wi-Fi network.
  2. Do a complete iCloud backup of your device for safety.
  3. Charge your device to at least 50% battery.
  4. Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  5. Once the update shows up, tap on Download and Install.
  6. Enter your passcode or use Face ID or Touch ID to authenticate.
  7. Your device will download and install the update. This may take some time. Once the update is complete, your device will restart.
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