Apple rolls out the first iOS 14.5 beta and iPadOS 14.5 beta after releasing the iOS 14.4 public build last week. As we all are familiar with the regular updates from Apple, this is one of the beta builds. The iOS 14.5 Beta 1 and iPadOS 14.5 Beta 1 updates are available for supported iPhones and iPads. Here you will know about the latest iOS 14.5 beta 1 and iPadOS 14.5 beta 1.
Update 1: Apple re-releases both iOS 14.5 Beta 1 and iPadOS 14.5 Beta 1. And this time it is also available for public beta testers as well. It comes with a different build number 18E5140k. It fixes some bugs that are present in the early build released this week. It is available to beta testers over the air.
It is one of the weekly updates that majorly focused on bug fixes and performance improvements. You can expect a better performance in the latest update and since it is just released, we have to wait for feedback from users about bug fixes.
Along with iOS 14.5 Beta 1 and iPadOS 14.5 Bera 1, Apple also released macOS Big Sur 11.2, tvOS 14.5 Beta 1, and watchOS 7.4 Beta 1. Both iOS 14.5 beta 1 and iPadOS 14.5 beta 1 comes with build version 18E5140j.
Currently, the beta update is out for developers but soon it will release for public beta testers. If you want to know what’s new in the update then you can check the next section.
iOS 14.5 Beta 1 – What’s New
In the last iOS 14.4 updates, users reported some bugs and want to get these bugs fixed soon in later updates. The latest update comes with a few bug fixes.
iOS 14.5 Beta 1 update finally brings the support for dual 5G in dual sim mode worldwide. It means you can use 5G on both networks on your iPhone.
One of the main concerns is Unlocking the phone while wearing face masks. But this update brings an option to unlock iPhone using the Apple Watch. It means you don’t have to remove your face mask to unlock your iPhone if you’re wearing an Apple Watch.
- Latest Xbox & PS Controller support
- App Tracking controls
- Fitness+ AirPlay 2 streaming to third party apps
Download iOS 14.5 Beta 1 & iPadOS 14.5 Beta 1
The first iOS 14.5 beta and iPadOS 14.5 beta are out for developers. But as usual, both updates will go live for public testers as well. If you are on the last beta build which is iOS 14.4 RC then you can directly update to iOS 14.5 Beta 1. In case if you didn’t get an OTA notification then you can manually update your phone from Settings > Software Update.
If you are on the iOS 14.4 public build, then you will have to first install the beta profile on your iPhone or iPad. It will send all coming beta updates directly on your phone. You can follow the given steps to install the beta profile on your iPhone or iPad.
Install iOS 14.5 Beta Profile and iPadOS 14.5 Beta Profile
- Go to the Apple Beta Software program site.
- Then scroll down a bit and click on Sign in if you have Apple ID.
- On the next page, select the correct OS for your devices like iOS 14 or iPadOS 14.
- Scroll down till Getting Started and click on Enroll your iOS device.
- Now you need to install a profile from the next Page. For this, click on the Download Profile.
- After installing the Profile, reboot your device. And you are ready to install iOS 14.5 beta 1 on your iPhone.
After installing the beta profile, you can go to Settings > Software Update to install the latest update on your iPhone or iPad. You can also install iOS 14.5 Beta 1 with the full IPSW file using Finder or iTunes.