Apple Unleashing iOS 9, OS X El Capitan Public Betas Today

Rafagon

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According to Ars Technica, betas for the general public for both iOS 9 and El Capitan should be available to any user with an Apple ID interested in installing them.

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You can sign up for the public beta here. You'll be given a configuration profile to install, which will enable your phone or tablet to grab the iOS 9 OTA just as it would see a standard iOS 8 update. New public beta builds should follow every few weeks, and you should be able to upgrade from the iOS 9 beta directly to the "Golden Master" build of the OS on release day without wiping your device.
 
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Mine took no time at all. Pretty fast
Not sure then for my case, but I do know that Apple beta website was very slow. :p

I haven't dived into the new OS yet very much, but I love the swipe for mail to mark as read and to delete. Also, the beachball loader...and the updated spotlight to show you much more, and to understand sentences.
 
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For you does it show in App Store you installed beta 3? For me it doesn't. These updates for me have been odd and I have to reinstall the original then the 3rd or whatnot.
I'm on Yosemite. I haven't worked up the courage to install El Capitan betas yet—and I may just end up waiting for the real thing in the fall. It's not too far away.
 

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I think this is where I put my foot in the mouth. It's not always great to have the most current version of software. After using El Capitan for a week, I started to experience several issues from compatibility issues to the system reporting that it was always busy. The all too famous wheel would not stop spinning with any operation, so as a last resort I reverted to Yosemite using a Yosemite install drive and Disk Utility to erase the partition and install Yosemite. I'm going to wait for the release of El Capitan in September. That is enough beta testing for now.
 
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I think this is where I put my foot in the mouth. It's not always great to have the most current version of software. After using El Capitan for a week, I started to experience several issues from compatibility issues to the system reporting that it was always busy. The all too famous wheel would not stop spinning with any operation, so as a last resort I reverted to Yosemite using a Yosemite install drive and Disk Utility to erase the partition and install Yosemite. I'm going to wait for the release of El Capitan in September. That is enough beta testing for now.
I've had a few rainbow wheel issues, but it didn't continue for long. Once was when I would open notification center, but all has been fine besides a few slowdowns.