Apple busts out surprise iOS 10 beta 7

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iOS 10 lockscreen
Surprise! A new beta is here.
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The last beta for iOS 10 just came out four days ago but Apple is wasting no time with the fixes by dropping a surprise seventh beta today.

Both developers and public testers can download iOS 10 beta 7 to their devices this morning, bringing a fresh batch of performance improvements along with critical bug fixes.

The release notes for iOS 10 beta 7 lists a ton of known issues that are still being worked on, however, they do not mention the addition of any major features or UI changes. Testers can install the update via an over-the-air update or by downloading the beta directly from the Apple Developer Center and then installing it through iTunes.

The last few iOS 10 beta builds have mostly focused on under-the-hood improvements, though Apple has added some small tweaks, like over 100 gender-diverse emoji, a new lock sound, Control Center tweaks, and other small changes.