Apple has started rolling out the third beta version of the iOS 10 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The update as of now is only available for those having a configured developer profile with Apple and will be seeding out to them as an over-the-air download if they installed the first two betas.
The latest update with build no 14A5309d features an array of new changes that include new Touch ID accessibility options, haptic feedback when locking the device, better keyboard sounds and more. We bring you a list of some of the most important changes the update has brought:
Haptic feedback while locking phone: A small haptic vibration will now let iPhone users know if the device has been properly locked or not. On iPads and iPod touch a new sound will be heard when pressing the power button
- Touch ID changes: Now unlock an iPhone with Touch ID with just a finger on the button. This feature was listed in beta 2 but did not function
- Keyboard sound: A muted popping-style keyboard sound introduced in beta 1 has been removed
- Apple Music: Downloaded Music replaces Downloads and is optional
- HomeKit: The setting on Apple HomeKit now reflects which devices act as hubs. The HomeKit Control Panel icon has also been tweaked
- Siri: A new "App Support" section for Siri has been introduced that will show which apps work with Siri
- Replying to messages from locked lock screen: There was a bug reported that prevented this action but it has been resolved in this update
- 3D Touch over a third-party app includes app name and one can also opt-in to share Activity data with Apple
Apart from these there are many minor bugs and fixes that seek to enhance the experience for Apple users before it can go ahead and release the final version. Although a fixed date is not yet known Apple is speculated to release the final OTA version for public for iOS 10 in September most likely on board the iPhone 7 after which it will be available to other devices as well.