Two weeks after releasing Beta 1, Apple Inc. made the second beta for iOS 13 that come with lots of changes and improvements. So with the iOS 13 Beta 2 released, let’s find out what novelties does this new version bring.
First, only if you’re a registered developer, you can have the iOS 13 beta 2 via an OTA update on your phone, but just after you set up the configuration profiles that are accessible on Apple’s developer site. Now, let’s learn together everything available in iOS 13 Beta 2 for developers.
What’s New In iOS 13 Beta 2?
- Files app now permits users to connect to SMB.
- APFS support is available.
- Screen Time Downtime settings now support syncing to Apple Watch.
- PiP support is now available in tvOS 13 via iOS 13.
- The calendar comes with GUI adjustments.
- Apple Maps sports new onboarding screen.
- The camera boasts a new High-Key Light Mono Lighting option.
- Portrait Mode lighting effects sport an intensity slider.
- Fresh Memoji added, such as shush, victory, thinking, fingers crossed.
- HomePod voice recognition comes with a new splash screen and fresh features.
- Mail App gets back the “Select All” function.
- When Voice Control is activated, an icon will now appear in the top-left corner.
- Announce Messages with Siri receives the new Send Replies Without Confirmation feature.
- Tapback in Messages gets new sounds.
- Notes and checklists in the Notes app come with new options.
- While setting wallpapers, the parallax button toggling is now available.
- Safari settings present a new “Show Link Previews” switch button.
- Haptic feedback sound now gets slightly stronger.
iOS 13 Beta 2 Would Open For Public Beta Testers In July
iOs 13 Beta 2 launched with the before-mentioned features for developers. In the upcoming month, though, iOS 13, iPadOS, tvOS 13, and macOS Catalina would all roll out for public beta testing, along with iOS 13 Beta 3 for devs.
The final versions of iOS 13, iPadOS, tvOs 13, and macOS Catalina will come out in autumn 2019, as usual.
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