Simply days after the discharge of the ultimate beta of iOS 14.6, and earlier than it’s launched to most of the people, Apple has begun beta testing iOS 14.7. Some extent-seven launch ties iOS 14 with iOS 13 for essentially the most level releases of any iOS model ever. Even that may be a little bit of a technicality, as iOS 13.7 was launched in September of 2020, many months after iOS 13.6, simply to get the brand new COVID-19 contact tracing expertise out to as many individuals as attainable.
Betas of the related working techniques—iPadOS 14.7, tvOS 14.7, and watchOS 7.6—have additionally been launched.
Up to date 07/12/21: Apple has launched the fifth public beta of iOS 14.7 (and related working techniques iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS).
What’s new in iOS 14.7
We don’t have phrase but of any main new user-facing options of iOS 14.7, however a number of customers abroad have famous that they’re seeing Air Quality Index reports within the Climate app. Together with Canada, 9to5Mac reports that the Netherlands, France, Italy, and Spain are additionally included. The one different user-visible function discovered thus far is the flexibility to handle HomePod timers from throughout the HomePod’s interface within the Dwelling app, and Apple is predicted to additional refine the Podcasts app on this launch, to go together with the brand new Podcast Subscriptions function.
In keeping with YouTuber Aaron Zollo, Apple has additionally mounted the bizarre Wi-Fi bug that disabled community entry when connecting to an SSID with %p and %s within the title.
How you can get the iOS 14.7 beta
If you happen to’re feeling courageous, you may check out iOS 14.7 earlier than its basic launch. Apple suggests you don’t run the beta on any crucial system, and that’s good recommendation—you by no means know what can go improper.
Builders can go head to developer.apple.com/download on the system upon which they which to run the beta, and obtain a developer beta profile. Those that aren’t builders can be a part of the general public beta by heading to beta.apple.com utilizing the system upon which you want to run the beta, signing in, and downloading the beta profile.
After getting the profile you have to allow it by going to Settings > Basic > Profile. Your system will reset to allow the profile. After it has reset with the profile enabled, you may head to Settings > Basic > Software program Updates to obtain the most recent beta launch.
If you happen to’re already on the discharge candidate model of iOS 14.6, you’ll see the 14.7 replace listed below a brand new “Additionally Obtainable” part in Software program Updates. This lets you both keep on the iOS 14.6 launch or leap on the brand new beta.
When will iOS 14.7 launch
Apple started testing iOS 14.7 in Might and we initially anticipated to see a public launch in June. We might be very stunned if iOS 14.7 didn’t launch earlier than the tip of July.
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