Apple recently announced the brand new iOS 16 operating system for the Apple iPhone, and while the stable release of the software is months away, the company has started rolling out the Developer Preview and will soon be unveiling the public beta.
While there are several new features, many of which are intended for regular users to improve user experience, there is also a developer mode which, as the name suggests, is intended for developers or advanced users.
The new developer mode on iOS 16 allows app developers to run locally installed apps. The option is disabled by default even if you are running a developer beta, but it can easily be enabled.
In this step-by-step guide, we will show you how to enable developer mode feature on Apple iPhone running iOS 16 operating system.
How to enable developer mode on Apple iPhone running iOS 16
Step 1: Open the Settings application on your Apple iPhone.
Step 2: When the app opens, select the “Privacy & Security” option.
Step 3: On the newly loaded page, tap on the “Developer Mode” option.
Step 4: After that, turn on the switch for Developer Mode option.
Step 5: You will be prompted to restart the smartphone. Choose the Restart button.
That’s it. After following the step-by-step process above, your Apple iPhone will restart for the changes to take effect and when the device boots up, you will be prompted to unlock it with the passcode. Once the iPhone is unlocked, a prompt will appear on the screen to enable developer mode. Just tap on the “Turn On” option and the feature will be enabled.
Once the feature is enabled, you can install the .ipa file using Apple Configurator and Build and Run in Xcode to install and run apps directly with Xcode.