Just a week earlier after the iOS 10.3 beta 4 was released for developers testers, Apple has now seeded the fifth beta version of iOS 10.3 to developers along with the beta fifth of tvOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.2. This 10.3 beta 5 brings several new feature like XCode Simulator, iCloud analytics and more along with bug fixes, improvements and security enhancements.
- 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.
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
seconds. Please remove both AirPods from your ears before testing this feature.
During setup, users should no longer reach the “iCloud Analytics” page if they
have not yet
Nightly backups should no longer fail with the error message “Some files were
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.
• The legacy iCloud button in Settings has been removed. iCloud settings are
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 5 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 5 through Apple’s online developer center and Apple Beta Software Program.