Apple has just rolled out the fifth Beta iteration of iOS 7 (with build number 11A4449A) for developers via its Developer Program. Contrary to earlier expectations that iOS 7 Beta 5 would arrive on 12 August in line with the release pattern, the company has released the new firmware update in just about a week's time following the iOS 7 Beta 4 release on 29 July.

iOS 7 Beta 5 is now available for download and installation via Over-The-Air (OTA) update as well as through iOS Dev Center. The OTA update is reportedly supported for the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4
  • iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G
How to Install iOS 7 Beta 5 Without UDID or Developer Account [TUTORIAL]
How to Install iOS 7 Beta 5 Without UDID or Developer Account [TUTORIAL]

Apple recognised developers enjoy the exclusive privilege of downloading and testing the iOS 7 Beta iterations first hand via iOS Dev Center. However, there is good news for non-developers, who can download and install the latest Beta iteration of iOS 7 manually (without UDID or developer account), using our step-by-step guide.

iOS 7 Beta 5 Feature Enhancements and Bug-Fixes

Here are some of the noteworthy feature enhancements and bug-fixes ported into iOS 7 Beta 5:

  • The install screen matches the colour of youriPhonebezel, withtheAppleand progress bar of contrasting colour.
  • Includes a new and improved power down screen with enhanced animations.
  • Animation speeds and reliability are globally improved.
  • Icons within the Settings app have been redesigned to enhance consistency with homescreen icons.
  • Banner notifications can now be pulled down to reveal Notification Center, unlike beta 4 which was noticeably buggy.
  • Blurs and transparency effects are tweaked.
  • Control Center can now be disabled in apps.
  • Phone app gets some button changes on the dial screen.
  • Skype is now compatible with iOS 7 beta 5.

iOS 7 Beta 5 Download Links for Developers (Registered UDID)

Here are the direct download links for iOS 7 Beta 5 for registered iOS users and Apple recognised developers:

iOS 7 Beta 5 Download Links for Non-Developers (Without UDID)

  • iPhone 5 GSM (Model A1428) (LINK)
  • iPhone 5 CDMA (Model A1429) (LINK)
  • iPhone 4S (LINK)
  • iPhone 4 (GSM Rev A (8GB) (LINK)
  • iPhone 4 (GSM) (LINK)
  • iPhone 4 (CDMA) (LINK)
  • iPod touch (5th generation) (LINK)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1458) (LINK)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1459) (LINK)
  • iPad (4th generation Model A1460) (LINK)
  • iPad mini Wifi (Model A1432) (LINK)
  • iPad mini Wifi+Cellular ATT (Model A1454) (LINK)
  • iPad mini Wifi + Cellular Verizon (Model A1455) (LINK)
  • iPad 3 Wi-Fi (LINK)
  • iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for ATT) (LINK)
  • iPad 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for Verizon) (LINK)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A) (LINK)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi (LINK)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM) (LINK)
  • iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA) (LINK)

iOS users who have already updated their devices to iOS 7 Beta or Beta 4 can proceed with the Beta 5 update, using our guide given below (Courtesy of Jailbreak Nation)

How to Install iOS 7 Beta 5 Without UDID or Registered Developer Account

  • Back up your important data on iOS device via iTunes
  • Download iOS 7 Beta 5 for your device
  • Connect your device to computer (PC or Mac) via USB cable
  • Launch iTunes and hit alt + shift key (in Windows) or Command + Option (on Mac OS) and then click update button.
  • Browse and locate the iOS 7 Beta 5 IPSW file you downloaded earlier and click on update.

NOTE: Users who want to restore their stock firmware after upgrading to iOS 7 Beta 5 can follow our guide to Downgrade iOS 7 Beta to more stable iOS 6 versions.

Important Update: Those who have already installed iOS 7 Beta 5 can directly update their device to iOS 7 Beta 6 via Over-The-Air (OTA) update and there is no need to manually download or install the same via external links or developer account. Go to Settings > General > Software update and tap Download and Install.

Get a glimpse of the feature changes ported into iOS 7 Beta 5 in the demo video below (courtesy of Redmond Pie):

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