Apple releases iOS 10.3 Public Beta 2 with fixes and improvements

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Apple now starts rolling out the new iOS 10.3 Public Beta 2 for public testing. The new update arrives almost two weeks after the first iOS 10.3 beta was released.

Being a public beta, everyone can get an early taste of the update as its available via the built-in OTA system update on your iOS device. The update is likely the last major iOS 10 update Apple before Apple shows off the next iOS 11 at WWDC 2017.

Much like the first iOS 10.3 public beta, even this one brings features like Find My Airpods. The new feature helps you find your misplaced Air Pods, and can be can be found within the Find My iPhone app. Also, the update comes with several design changes. For instance, users can find their personal information on top of the Settings app. Also, Siri app suggestions along with home screen animations get subtle design tweaks.

Besides, the update also enables calls on iCloud-connected devices for Verizon. As Verizon iPhone subscribers in the iOS 10.3 beta can make and receive calls via any iCloud-connected device such as Macs, iPads, iPods, along with the Apple Watch.

However, the latest iOS 10.3 Public Beta 2 is primarily aimed at performance improvements and bug fixes. It seems more stable and fixes minor bugs for iCloud backup and analytics. It also improves support for managed and shared devices, along with improvements to the Xcode simulator.

Interested users can download the iOS 10.3 public beta 2 via the OTA route from Apple’s Developer Center. Before installing the new beta, users are advised to update their devices if they’re running the first iOS 10.3 public beta. Though we suggest you hold on a while as Apple is soon expected to start rolling out the final version of iOS 10.3.

In other related news, Apple also released macOS 10.12.4 Beta 2 for registered developers. It’ll be the fourth update to macOS 10.12.4 and is expected to bring Night Shift functionality, something similar already found on iOS devices which helps reduce eye strain.

Furthermore, Apple also rolled out the first Beta of Classroom 2.0. It’s an application that transforms the iPad into a powerful teaching assistant, with powerful learning tools to guide and track a student’s progress. Furthermore, Apple also released WatchOS 3.2 Beta 2 along tvOS 10.2 Beta 2.

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