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Apple has launched its iOS 9.3 beta 5 to professional developers and beta testers just days after it released the previous iOS 9.3 beta 4 developer version. The new beta version comes with advanced Night Shift mode toggle and fully restored Apple Pencil features.
Apple has also released the fifth beta version for watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2. An iPhone running on iOS 9.3, when paired with the new updated watchOS 2.2 will enable users to sync multiple Apple Watches. iPhone 6S users will also get new Quick Actions for Settings, Weather, Compass, Health, iTunes Store and App Store.
The most notable changes in the iOS 9.3 will be for the education market, with Apple launching new Shared iPad mode, which comes with multi-user support. Users can also make use of the new Classroom app that allows users to simultaneously download apps on multiple devices. Educators can use the app to navigate through the content to ensure all their students are on the same page, so to speak.
The updated Night Shift mode will sync with users' device location and clock to analyse sunset times and then automatically switch to warmer colours on the iPhone or iPad's display to ensure that users' don't strain their eyes. Night Shift mode will also be capable of recognising day-time during which it will switch back to its normal display. The new Control Center toggle allows users to turn the Night Shift mode on and off on demand.
The iOS 9.3 also comes with new Touch ID and password protection for Notes, new added features in the Health and Activity apps, iCloud for iBooks PDF sync support and new 3D Touch shortcuts for iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.
Apple Car Play users will now have a "New" and "For You" section that users can now make use of for better, more customised music locating. There will also be an added Nearby feature, which when synced with CarPlay Maps will offer more information about places close to the user's location.
The new updates are expected to rollout later in March, presumably following Apple's upcoming media event, which is slated to take place in the next few weeks.