Every year we receive a new iOS version with updated and new features for our compatible iPhones. As we move forward in the year 2023 the launch of the new iOS gets closer and so does the hype around it. In just a few months Apple will have its June WWDC event where iOS 17 will be announced with its possibly new features and improvements. I am sure everyone is excited about this new version and is awaiting its release date. But we all know before the official release we are going to get the beta version to test out. So first, let us take a look at when is the iOS 17 beta release date.
IOS 17- Everything you need to know:
IOS 17 is in the works for this year. It is going to come with the new iPhone 15 series. Although there is no official news or updates from Apple, it is quite clear that iOS 17 will be the new software update version. It is said that iOS 17 is currently in the works and compared to the previous updates it will be a minor one.
According to Mark Gurman, iOS 17 is a small update with nothing special. In fact, he has not heard anything that is game changing or a surprise factor from iOS 17. Users might get a little disappointed with the revelation since there were high expectations after iOS 16.
IOS 17 beta release date:
At Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, iOS 17 beta is expected to be launched. Early June is when WWDC normally begins, so we don’t anticipate anything different in 2023. The company’s keynote speech on the first day of the conference will typically include a thorough discussion of iOS.
On the opening day of WWDC, Apple usually releases the first beta to developers. In other words, you may anticipate the release of the first iOS 17 beta at the beginning of June. After the WWDC event is done, iOS 17 beta is expected to release within a few days.
There will be 2 versions of iOS 17 beta. The first one will be the developer’s beta which requires one to pay the fees and the other is the public beta which is free of charge and can be installed by registering to the Beta software program. The developer’s beta will be the first to arrive in early June after the WWDC event is ended following the public beta version after a few weeks.
IOS 17 official version release date:
After iOS 17 beta versions are released we will get the official release of iOS 17. We don’t know yet how many beta versions are there for iOS 17 but it can be up to 6 beta versions. We can see the official release of iOS 17 in mid September with the release of the iPhone 15 series.
IOS 17 compatible iPhones:
We are not going to get the exact list of compatible iPhones until June after the WWDC event is held. But seeing that Apple usually drops support for iPhones that are 5 to 6 years old we may expect that iPhone 8 series and iPhone X may not get iOS 17 update since they were released in 2017.
- 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 or later)
Until next time, with another topic. Till then, Toodles.