In a surprise move, Apple has made available to download iOS 10.3 beta 7 alongside macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 to those registered on the company’s developer program portal.
This release comes only a few days after the beta 6 seed of both iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 to developers and testers of Apple Developer and Apple Beta Software Program portals.
Today’s release of beta 7 within a week only mean one thing, and that is the final production versions of both iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 are very close to general consumption release.
What exactly has changed in today’s release is currently unknown, when compared to the release from few days ago, given the fact that minor change in build numbers, last minute patches critical bug before the software hits the final consumer release channels.
Generally, uOS 10.3 features updated Find My iPhone app with ability to find the lost AirPods, ability to ask Siri for Cricket scores, SiriKit, HomeKit and CarPlay enhancements, moreover, new Apple File System (APFS) etc. macOS 10.12.4 on the other release feature Night Night Shift mode among minor changes.
iOS 10.3 beta 7 OTA update can be obtained by navigating to Settings > General > Software Update on the device itself with a previous version of iOS 10.3 beta installed. macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 OTA update can simply be grabbed by heading to Updates tab on the Mac App Store. If you don’t have a previous version of iOS 10.3 or macOS 10.12.4 beta installed on your compatible devices, you will need to get started by first heading over to developer.apple.com.
Update x1: Just in! As these seeds are currently available to those on Apple Developer Program only, but are also gone live for both public testers of Apple Beta Software Program. Beta 7 of both iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 public beta 7 is now available.
Update x2: Seventh beta of iOS 10.3 seed is backed up by the fact that Apple has issued a changelog that mimics that of previous beta releases. Update weighs in at just ~400MB+ when installed over-the-air suggests, that’s changed. Expect iOS 10.3 to ship to all compatible iPhones and iPads sooner rather than later.
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