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How to download tvOS 11 beta 2 to your Apple TV

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How to download tvOS 11 beta 2 to your Apple TV

Putting in the tvOS 11 beta is extra complicated than an iOS or macOS beta, however additionally it is for developers solely.

Replace June 21, 2017: Apple has simply launched tvOS 11 beta 2 for developers. If you have already got a tvOS 10 beta put in, continue to Gadget > Tool Updates and download away. In the event you've been looking ahead to beta 2 to get began with tvOS 11, stay studying and we're going to stroll you in the course of the arrange!

Apple hasn't introduced a public beta for tvOS the best way the corporate has for iOS and macOS. That suggests till it's launched to everybody q4, it is only to be had to developers. It additionally method putting in it at the Apple TV (4th era) is extra difficult than a easy download and pass. If you are a developer and you are having hassle getting the tvOS beta put in, here is what you wish to have to do.

In contrast to Apple's different running techniques, you'll be able to't again up your Apple TV; as such, Apple gives two choices for updating tvOS: over the air, which simply updates the device; and by means of USB-C, which restores the software to its manufacturing unit settings.

How to set up the tvOS 11 beta over-the-air

A observe, prior to we commence: "Over the air" is technically slightly of a misnomer, since you've gotten to use a USB-C cable to first of all attach your Apple TV to your Mac to set up the tvOS configuration profile. That being stated, as soon as you will have put in the configuration profile, you'll be able to be in a position to wirelessly update your Apple TV to any next beta variations.

Updating over the air solely updates the gadget tool; your configurations and apps will have to stay on your Apple TV as-is.

  1. On your Mac, move to developer.apple.com/download.
  2. Input your developer username and password to log in.
  3. Click on at the blue Download button to the correct of tvOS 11 beta configuration profile.
  4. Set up the Apple Configurator app from the Mac App Retailer.
  5. Attach your Apple TV (4th era) to AC energy.
  6. Attach your Apple TV (4th era) to your Mac the use of a USB-C cable.
  7. Release Apple Configurator.
  8. Click on on Upload Profiles to your Apple TV and upload the tvOS 11 beta configuration profile you downloaded in the past. (Or just drag and drop the record to the Apple TV icon.)
  9. Reboot your Apple TV as soon as the configuration profile is put in.
  10. On your Apple TV, click on on Settings.
  11. Click on on Device.
  12. Click on on Tool Replace.

Your Apple TV will have to now stumble on tvOS 11 and download and set up it identical to another update.

How to set up the tvOS 11 beta over USB-C

In the event you choose to wipe your Apple TV developer unit sooner than updating, you'll be able to use the Repair Symbol choice, which connects to your Mac by means of USB-C.

  1. On your Mac, move to developer.apple.com/download.
  2. Input your developer username and password to log in.
  3. Click on at the blue Download button to the proper of tvOS 11 repair symbol.
  4. Click on at the blue Download button to the correct of Xcode 9.
  5. Set up Xcode 9 on your Mac.
  6. Attach your Apple TV (4th era) to AC energy.
  7. Attach your Apple TV (4th era) to your Mac the use of a USB-C cable.
  8. Release iTunes.
  9. Choose your Apple TV when it sounds as if in iTunes.
  10. Grasp down the Choice key and click on on Test for Updates.
  11. Browse to and click on at the tvOS 11 beta you downloaded in step 3.

As soon as iTunes has up to date your Apple TV, hook it again up to your tv and you are just right to move.

Have you were given tvOS 11 up and operating on your Apple TV? Which way did you employ and the way did it be just right for you?

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