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Questions tagged [beta]

For questions about beta-versions of software or OSes. Be sure to add the right tag for the software/OS as well (e.g. [ios]).

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Something taking up 90GB of storage in MacOS Catalina 10.15 Beta

After installing MacOS Catalina 10.15 Beta (19A471t) there is something taking up 90GB of my Disk. I tried scanning with Daisy Disk but wasn't able to identify what those files are. How can I find ...
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Catalina import iTunes Library.xml from Music app

I formatted my Mac Catalina beta, because I expected the redesigned Music app to successfully import iTunes Library.itl file from Time Machine Backup. However, when I import > select the file, ...
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Re-download macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta

Is there a way to re-download macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta?
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Cannot find/download/install the iOS 13 Beta profile

I have a paid membership for Apple Developer Program, but for some reason cannot find a way to install the new iOS 13 beta profile. Am I doing something wrong? This is what the page looks like when I ...
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Dual Boot Created a New Volume

I created a second bootable volume called "Beta" in order to install the macOS Catalina beta. I successfully installed and booted to this new volume, but when I returned to the first volume (which has ...
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Command Line Tools beta 1 for Xcode 11.0 offered as an update in the current latest public release of macOS Mojave 10.14.5 [duplicate]

I am running the current latest public release of macOS Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) with the current latest public release of Xcode 10.2.1 installed. When opening System Preferences app → Software Update,...
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Dual boot macOS Catalina 10.15 beta and macOS Mojave 10.14

I wish to keep my fully working MacBook Pro using 10.14 but I want to install 10.15 beta on another drive so I can choose which OS to use at a given time. I've installed the profile from https://...
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How do I download a macOS beta point update?

What this question is not about Downloading macOS Developer Beta Access Utility Downloading a stable/GM release of macOS Downloading the .0 release of a new macOS beta (when it is released at WWDC) ...
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Is a 16-day Apple Beta Review time normal?

I've submitted an iOS beta Testflight build for external testing on Jan 9th and it went into review that same day and has not changed status since. Normally it's only a few days as our previous beta ...
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Stop public betas from downloading on iPhone [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE running iOS 12 with the beta profile installed. I don't always update to the next beta when it comes out. Is there any way to stop updates form downloading as they can take up ...
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Install Mojave 10.14.2 beta on a different partition

I wanted to test macOS Mojave 10.14.2 Public Beta so I downloaded and ran the macOS Public Beta Access Utility provided by Apple. However, I don't seem to have an option to download a full installer ...
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Cannot leave iOS 12 beta testing program on iPad

I installed the iOS 12 Beta Software Profile on my 9.7 iPad 2017 a few months ago. I got a notification today that iOS 12.1 beta is available for download, which I did not want to install, so I went ...
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Starting applications, `open` vs mouse click

What is the fundamental difference, for .app-bundles/applications, between open Application.app in a bash-shell and opening it by clicking on it in for example Finder or the dock? It seems the ...
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iPhone 7 Plus home button stopped working

I just got a notification that my Touch ID has stopped working. I have iOS Beta 12 installed. Now my home button isn’t working. I guess my phone got slightly wet by rain one day, but the button was ...
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Is there a publicly-accessible changelog for Mojave beta?

I have an Apple Developer account, but it is not a paid account - I'm not really a developer, I just like to be able to see what's going on. Therefore, when I try to access https://developer.apple....
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Not able to upgrade to iOS 12 from iOS12 Beta

Every 2 seconds I’m getting the notification above But when I go to the Software updates’ tab it says: Your software is up to date iOS Version: 12.0 (16A5365b) Model: iPhone 6Plus (64GB) ...
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Removing public beta failing

Information: Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 System Version: macOS 10.13.5 (17F77) iOS 12 Read the first: How to remove iOS 12.0 Public Beta from iPhone 8 in order to restore archived iOS 11.4 ...
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Can't boot into windows with Mojave

So I just installed the Mojave public beta version 10.14, when I turn off my machine and use the option button and select Windows it is always booting into macOS. Disk output /dev/disk0 (internal): ...
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Troubleshooting macOS 10.13 (beta) freeze

I have a MacBook Pro (13" Retina, Mid-2014) running the macOS 10.13 public beta (currently 10.13.6) and it freezes pretty regularly for a few seconds at a time. Then it thaws out and goes about its ...
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MacOS 10.14 Mojave public beta captive portal Wi-Fi issue

I can not connect to a public Wi-Fi hotspot that does not require a password but instead shows a captive portal pop-up window. The pop-up opens blank with the error "The web page couldn't be loaded" (...
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Can I fresh install a Beta version of macOS?

Current Beta access program enables one to upgrade to macOS Mojave from a stable release, but I want to try out a fresh installation instead of upgrading with previous data, so that I can assess it ...
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Grouping notifications on lock screen

With iOS 12 beta my notifications are grouped in Notification Center, but still ungrouped on lock screen, where is more importante to me. If I'm not wrong, in Apple Keynote, 3 weeks ago, they showed ...
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“Cleaning…” phase when deleting apps

I am currently on iOS 12 beta 2. I noticed a new phase when deleting apps and was wondering what it is and what it's doing. After pressing the "X" on the app I want to delete and select "Delete" on ...
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Trackpad secondary click requires more pressure than usual in Mojave beta

I've just updated my MacBook Pro Retina Early 2015 to Mojave via Apple Beta Software Program. Everything works smoothly except the Trackpad. Tap with one or tap with two or three fingers work as ...
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How do restore an iOS 12 beta backup to a new iPhone running iOS 11?

I have an iPhone 7+ that is running iOS 12 beta. I got a new iPhone X and I want to have it mirror the 7+ by restoring the X from the backup. When I try to do this process, it seems that the X gets ...
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Zoom in on a photo in Quick Look in macOS Mojave Beta

One invaluable Quick Look feature which I used to use pre-Mojave was pressing the "alt/option" button when using Quick Look to view a photo, which zoom in on the photo to its actual size. However, it ...
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“System Extension Blocked” after upgrade to macOS 10.14 Beta (18A293u)

Keep popping up this window if I don't click "Allow". How can I disable it if I don't click "Allow"? After a period of time, will collapse to restart. Anonymous UUID: A82E64D9-FCAE-DEF8-9400-...
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Beta Command Line Tools offered as update—why?

Today the App Store is offering me the Command Line Tools for Xcode 10.0 beta 1. I do not recall ever signing up as a beta tester for any Apple software. Why do I get this update and how can I ...
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macOS Mojave (Developer Beta) - Safari User Agent change not persistent

I’m attempting to set a permanent new User Agent for Safari running on macOS Mojave (Developer Beta 10.14.0). However, it doesn’t work and changes to default each time. I ran the command below but it ...
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Get Messages Beta app to run on OS X Lion

I wanted to use iMessage/Messages on my 2008 MacBook. I am stuck on Lion. I saw the Messages beta, and installed it. However, it appears Apple disabled it after Mountain Lion was released. I really ...
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Does macOS 10.13.4 display 32-bit warnings like the beta versions do?

The beta versions of macOS 10.3.4 were reported to include warnings when you started a 32-bit app. From the release notes: To prepare for a future release of macOS in which 32-bit software will no ...
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iOS - Data corruption after downgrade

Yesterday, I downgraded my iPhone 7 from iOS 11.3 Developer Beta 1 to iOS 11.2 Release (It was being signed then) using the "Upgrade" option. Downgrade went fine, but after the downgrade, the device ...
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How to smoothly transition my iPhone back to iOS 11 non-beta?

I signed up and have been using iOS 11 Beta due to ability to record screen video. But now that iOS 11 is officially released, I am still getting the newest Beta of iOS 11. How do I smoothly ...
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iOS 11 split screen doesn’t work on iPad mini?

I’m running iOS 11 on an old iPad mini. When I open slide over, it works fine. But when I try dragging down or up on the tab, split screen doesn’t work. Am I doing it wrong? Or is it just not ...
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How to get rid of ios beta update messages?

I keep getting these, awful, pop-ups - almost every time I open my phone from lock. A new iOS update is now available. Please update from the iOS 11 beta. I'm on 11.2 (15C5092b). Software Update ...
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Was it safe to install High Sierra over 10.13.1 beta?

Back when High Sierra RC was released I thought I'd update since we have access to a developer account here at work. I downloaded a tool from developer.apple.com to register my MacBook Pro for RC ...
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What’s this bar under my keyboard?

I’m running iOS 11.1 public beta. There’s a strange bar which appears under my keyboard, regardless of where I’m typing. The attached screenshot shows an example. What is this? It doesn’t seem to do ...
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Beta to regular

I need some advice. I have my Macbook running MacOS High Sierra Version 10.13 Beta. I'd like to downgrade to MacOS Sierra, can someone please help me with resources, a link, or anything similar?
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How to update iOS11 Beta

I have already installad iOS11 Beta 1 with Apple Beta Software Program. But there are new beta releases (Beta 2 and Beta 3), when I navigate to settings-general-software update, it says, iOS 11.0 ...
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Just downgraded from iOS 11 beta to iOS 10 and now I can't pair my Apple Watch

I'm not sure if my Apple Watch is still running the beta version or what, but I downgraded from iOS 11 beta to iOS 10.3.2 (went to iOS 10.3.3 beta first) and now I can't pair my Apple Watch. I tried ...
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Can I downgrade from iOS 11 developer beta? I'm not worried about data preservation [duplicate]

I simply want to get rid of this buggy beta. I regretfully installed the beta on my dailydrive/main device. I'm aware that I may not be able to preserve all of my data because I didn't make any ...
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After installing iOS 11 public beta, then deleting profile, will I receive the official release of iOS 10.3.3?

I'm currently using an iPhone 5S. I installed the iOS 11 Public Beta a few days ago, and found that downgrading would risk my phone being stuck in recovery/DFU mode. I was wondering, if I deleted the ...
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iPhone 7 Plus stuck at Recovery Mode after downgrading from iOS 11

Understand that some people managed to resolve the "stuck at Recovery Mode" by installing back the iOS 11. iPhone 7 Plus stuck in recovery mode and can't restore/update even in DFU Would someone ...
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How can I move from iOS 11 Developer to iOS 11 Public

I’ve been on the developer beta since it came out, but for some stability improvements, I’d like to go to and remain on the public version. How can I move from iOS 11 Developer Beta to iOS 11 Public ...
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Beta iOS/stable watchOS conflicts?

I have an iPhone that I fully plan to put on the iOS 11 public beta later this month, but I also have an Apple Watch that's going to be stuck on watchOS 3. Are there going to be any issues from that, ...
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App Store wants to install Public Beta 3 but I’m no longer in the Beta Program?

I used to be in the beta program before Sierra came out, but I have since un-enrolled. I don’t have the beta profile in my App Store settings as mentioned here but the App Store still wants to update ...