Apple releases Beta 6 of iOS 10.3 & macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developer

Just a week earlier after the iOS 10.3 beta 5 was released for developers testers, Apple has now seeded the iOS 10.3 Beta 6 to developers along with the sixth of macOS Sierra. This 10.3 beta 6 brings several new feature along with bug fixes, improvements and security enhancements.

What’s new in previous iOS 10.3 beta 1:

  • The Find My iPhone app now includes Find My AirPods
  • Reduced Motion is now supported in Safari for web apps
  • SiriKit now includes the ability to support paying bills, schedule future ride-hailing rides, and check the status of payments.
  • CarPlay now has a dedicated shortcut to launch recently used apps
  • CarPlay will now show EV charging locations
  • Navigation improvements have arrived for conversations in the Mail app
  • HomeKit now supports expanded switch accessories
  • New 3D Touch Weather actions
  • Spotlight Search now has a border
  • The Podcasts app now officially has a widget similar to the Music app
  • There’s a new user security section in Settings

What’s new in iOS 10.3 beta 2: 

  • 32-bit app alert – The alert that warns customers legacy 32-bit apps will not work with future versions of iOS now includes a “Learn More” button.
  • Three UK WiFi Calling -WiFi calling was enable by British Carrier and with today’s beta 2 update, the feature is now available for users running iOS 10.3.

What’s new in iOS 10.3 beta 3: 

The third beta version of iOS 10.3 brings a new App Compatibility section, which can be found in Settings → General → About → Applications, where legacy 32-bit apps are named and shamed. That is 32-bit app may slow down 64-bit devices and notes they won’t work with future versions of iOS if they are not updated.

What’s new in iOS 10.3 beta 5: 

Find My iPhone
Find My iPhone now supports Location and Play Sound for AirPods.
• Location and Play Sound should now work as expected.
• Play Sound emits a noise from the AirPods that reaches a high volume after a few
seconds. Please remove both AirPods from your ears before testing this feature.

iCloud Backup
Nightly backups should no longer fail with the error message “Some files were unavailable
during the last backup.”

LAN Asset Cache
LAN Asset Cache functionality should now work as expected.

Lightning Video Adapters
Lightning video adapters should now work as expected.

Managed and Shared Devices
• On managed devices, users should no longer be able to override the current iCloud Document Sync setting.
• Shared iPad settings should now work as expected.

Xcode Simulator 

• The legacy iCloud button in Settings has been removed. iCloud settings are now available
within the new Apple ID settings pane.
• Scrolling in the Today View should no longer crash.
• Attempting to enable iCloud Drive through the iCloud Drive app before the user is signed into iCloud should no longer cause Settings to crash.

iOS 10.3 Developers Beta 6 is available for download to registered developer’s via OTA over-the-air on iPhone 7- 7 Plus and other compatible devices like iPhone 6s-Plus, iPhone 6 – Plus-, iPhone 5-5C-5S-SE from iOS settings app running previous beta or you can download iOS 10.3 Beta 6 through Apple’s online developer center and Apple Beta Software Program.

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