Unenroll Your Devices

to Stop Receiving Developer Betas

When your device is enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program, you will automatically receive new versions of the developer beta. At any time, you may unenroll your device so that it no longer receives these updates.

Open Software Update in System Preferences.

Launch System Preferences, and select the Software Update icon.

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Unenroll your Mac.

Click the 'Details…' button below 'This Mac is enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program.'

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Confirm Your Change.

A dialog will appear asking if you would like to restore your default update settings. Choose 'Restore Defaults', and your Mac will no longer receive developer betas. When the next commercial version of macOS is released, you can install it from Software Update in System Preferences.

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How do I restore a prior release of macOS?

To go back to a prior release of macOS, you can restore your Mac from the Time Machine backup that you created before installing the developer beta.

Learn how to restore from your Time Machine backup →

Open your Profiles

To stop receiving the iOS developer betas, follow the instructions below to remove the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile. Go to Settings > General > Profiles and tap the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile that appears.

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Remove the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile

Tap Remove Profile. If asked, enter your device passcode, then tap Remove. Once the profile is deleted, your iOS device will no longer receive iOS developer betas. When the next commercial version of iOS is released, you can install it from Software Update.

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How do I restore to a prior release?

To go back to a prior release, you can restore your iOS device from the backup that you created before installing the developer beta.

Learn how to restore your iOS device →

Open your Profiles

To stop receiving the iPadOS developer betas, follow the instructions below to remove the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile. Go to Settings > General > Profiles and tap the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile that appears.


Remove the iOS 13 & iPadOS 13 Beta Software Profile

Tap Remove Profile. If asked, enter your device passcode, then tap Remove. Once the profile is deleted, your iPad will no longer receive iPadOS developer betas. When the next commercial version of iPadOS is released, you can install it from Software Update.


How do I restore to a prior release?

To go back to a prior release, you can restore your iPad from the backup that you created before installing the developer beta.

Learn how to restore your iPad →

Go to Settings.

To stop receiving the tvOS developer betas, go to Settings > System > Software Update > and turn off Get Beta Updates.

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Wait for next tvOS release.

Once your setting has changed, your Apple TV will no longer receive tvOS developer betas. When the next commercial version of tvOS is released, it will automatically install if you have Automatic Software Update turned on. Or, you can install it from Settings > System > Software Updates > Update Software.