iOS 10 public beta 3 is now available | Cult of Mac

iOS 10 public beta 3 is now available


photos in ios 10
The Photos apps gets a big revamp in iOS 10.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Apple has made the third public beta of iOS 10 available to members of its testing program this morning, just one day after the company seeded iOS 10 beta 4 to developers.

While the new beta build doesn’t contain any huge changes like in the previous releases, Apple did make a couple of tweaks, including the addition of over 100 new emoji characters that promote gender diversity, new keyboard sounds, a Control Center splash page and much more.

The public release of iOS 10 isn’t expected to launch until fall, but Apple has given eager fans a sneak peek this summer of the new features coming to Siri, Messages, Notifications, Photos, Apple Music and much more.

Those who haven’t already signed up for Apple’s Beta Software Program can still do so to get in on the latest betas. Once enrolled you’ll get an email with a link to download the latest builds.

A warning about installing iOS 10 beta

Beta testers should only install iOS 10 on a secondary iPhone or iPad because it’s still a buggy mess and is only a trial version. Some apps won’t work perfectly, and downgrading is a pain (although it is possible to downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2).


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