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Apple drops second round of iOS 12 betas this week


iOS 12 features
We don't know why Apple quickly introduced new iOS 12 beta versions, but they're ready for download.
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Apple is really moving on iOS 12. It has introduced new pre-release versions for both developers and the general public just a few days after the last ones.

For developers, this is the tenth beta available. For everyone else, it’s the eighth.

Apple normally only comes out with new beta versions once a week, but the last round of releases was only on Monday. This could be a sign that the full version of iOS 12 is nearly ready for the general public. Apple is expected to introduce it just a few weeks, along with the 2018 iPhone models.

Get the latest iOS 12 beta versions now

iOS 12 beta 10 is only available to those who have enrolled in the Apple Developer Program, which requires paying a $99 annual fee.

Non-developers can join the Apple Beta Software Program and try out beta 9. Just keep in mid that this is potentially buggy software that’s not recommended for devices

Updated features in iOS 12

Our video preview of the next operating system for iPhone and iPad gives an overview of what’s coming:

A highlight is an increase in speed. Aside from the flawed seventh beta, tests show that the pre-release versions are already faster than iOS 11.

With Siri Shortcuts, an iPhone or iPad can perform complex actions with simple voice commands. iOS 12 also includes Memoji, personalized and animated versions of emoji.


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