A couple of days ago, Apple released iOS 5 beta 3 for developers. Before that, both beta 1 and beta 2 were released and many non-developers got them working on their devices, without needing a UDID registration. How to do that? Basically, workarounds are discovered in each beta firmware that let aspiring beta testers use iOS 5 beta firmware on their devices without a developers account. Though legally, the UDID of the device needs to be registered by enrolled Developers that past $99 per annum to Apple for being enrolled in the Developers Program. So how would you install iOS 5 beta 3 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch without a Developers Account? You'll find the tutorial down below.
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Right, so the procedure documented below is what you have to follow carefully on your iPhone.
Step 1: Download iOS 5 beta 3 ipsw for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and download iTunes 10.5 beta 3 as well.
Step 2: Restore your device to iOS 5 beta 3 then proceed with the PC free setup.
Step 3: On language selection, press the Home button quickly thrice. Once the Voice Over option pops up, press the Home button thrice again to bring up the Emergency Call option. Once that pops up, you need to tap on Emergency Call.
Step 4: Once the dial pad is display, dial 112 and initiate the call. Once the call gets underway, tap on Contacts. Once you have tapped on that, simply press the Home button to proceed to the Home screen.
Step 5: Enjoy your iPhone activated on iOS 5 beta 3 without a developers account.
Want to activate iPad and iPod touch on iOS 5 beta 3 without a developer account as well? Follow this procedure:
Step 1: Download both iOS 5 beta 3 ipsw for your iPad and iPod touch and iTunes 10.5 beta 3. Now restore your device to iOS 5 beta 3. Once done with the restore, you have to put it in recovery mode, while it is connected to the computer.
Step 2: Now unplug your device from the computer and power it off. Plug it in once again to your computer, so that it turns on.
Step 3: Once the device turns on, you will be greeted with the iOS 5 setup screen. Press the power button once so that the device goes into sleep mode. Press it once again to take it out of sleep mode. You'll now see the default iOS wallpaper. You know, with all the bubbles and stuff.
Step 4: Press the Home button thrice to bring up Voice Over. Now slide to unlock the device. Tap on the time that will be appearing in the top right corner of the status bar up top. As Voice Over begins speaking out instructions, swipe down from the status bar using three fingers to bring down the Notification Center. Once that comes down, simply tap on the Weather widget. Once the Weather.app comes up, simply press the Home button to proceed to the Home screen.
That's it! Your device, whether it be an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, is now fully activated on iOS 5 beta 3 without a developers account.
We already have posted workarounds for activating iOS 5 beta 1 without developers account and how to hactivate iOS 5 beta 2.
If you try this procedure out for yourself and face any problems, don't hesitate to drop a comment below to ask for help. Our team will help you out immediately.