Stop Receiving Developer Betas

Restore Shipping Software

When your device is enrolled in the Apple Developer 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 your Profiles

To stop receiving the iOS beta updates, follow the instructions below to remove the iOS 16 Beta Software Profile. Go to Settings - General - VPN & Device Management and tap the iOS 16 Beta Software Profile that appears.

delete ios 16 beta profile

Remove the iOS 16 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 beta updates. When the next commercial version of iOS is released, you can install it from Software Update.

delete ios 16 beta profile

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 beta sofware.

Learn how to restore your iPhone →

Open your Profiles

To stop receiving the iPadOS beta updates, follow the instructions below to remove the iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 Beta Software Profile. Go to Settings - General - VPN & Device Management and tap the iOS 16 & iPadOS 16 Beta Software Profile that appears.

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Remove the iPadOS 16 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 beta updates. When the next commercial version of iPadOS is released, you can install it from Software Update.

delete ios 16 & ipados 16 beta profile

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 beta sofware.

Learn how to restore your iPhone →

Open Software Update in System Preferences

Launch System Preferences, and select the Software Update icon.

macOS System Preferences Software Update

Unenroll your Mac.

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

macOS Software Update

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 beta updates. When the next commercial version of macOS is released, you can install it from Software Update in System Preferences.

macOS unenroll

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 beta sofware.

Learn how to restore from your Time Machine backup →

Go to Settings.

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

tvOS beta unenroll

Wait for next tvOS release.

Once your setting has changed, your Apple TV will no longer receive tvOS beta updates. 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.

Remove the watchOS 9 Beta Software Profile

To stop receiving the watchOS beta updates, go to the Apple Watch app on your paired iPhone, tap the My Watch tab, then go to General > Profiles and tap the watchOS 9 Beta Software Profile that appears. Tap Remove Profile. If asked, enter your device passcode, then tap Remove. Once the profile is deleted, your Apple Watch will no longer receive watchOS beta updates.

delete watchos 9 beta profile

Wait for next watchOS release

When the next commercial version of watchOS is released, it will automatically install if you have Automatic Software Update turned on. Or, you can manually check for updates by going to the Apple Watch app on your paired iPhone, tapping the My Watch tab, then going to General > Software Update.

Open your Profiles

To stop receiving the HomePod Sofware beta updates, follow the instructions below to remove the HomePod Sofware version 16 Profile. Open the Home app on iPhone (or iPad) paired to your HomePod mini and touch and hold a HomePod, then tap Accessory Details. Scroll down, tap Profiles & Device Management and tap the HomePod 16 Beta Software Profile that appears.

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Remove the HomePod 16 Beta Software Profile

Tap Remove Profile. If asked, enter your device passcode, then tap Remove. Once the profile is deleted, your HomePod mini will no longer receive HomePod Software beta updates.

HomePod Sofware version 16 profile

Wait for next HomePod Software release

When the next commercial version of HomePod mini is released, it will automatically install if you have Automatic Software Update turned on. Or, you can manually check for updates by going to the Home app on your paired iPhone or iPad, tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner in the Home app, tap Home Settings, then go to Software Update.