iOS 17, iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, tvOS 17, and macOS Sonoma Public Betas
A week after iOS 17 beta 4 launched for developers, Apple has rolled out the much-anticipated second public betas for iOS 17, iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, tvOS 17, and macOS Sonoma.
Developer and Public Beta Timeline
These updates have been accessible to developers since June, with beta versions being refined based on their feedback. In July, Apple extended the testing program to the public, making beta updates available for enthusiastic participants.
The watchOS 10 and tvOS 17 public betas are in line with the developer betas, maintaining consistency in features and improvements. However, the iOS 17 and macOS Sonoma public betas have received additional updates to address reported issues.
iOS 17 and iPadOS 17: 21A5291j (beta 4: 21A5291h) watchOS 10: 21R5320i tvOS 17: 21J5318f macOS Sonoma: 23A5301h (beta 4: 23A5301g)
Today’s updates are unlikely to introduce new features, but they focus on resolving bugs and enhancing performance. The public releases are scheduled for this fall, offering a stable experience to all users.
It’s crucial to remember that beta versions may contain bugs and issues that could disrupt normal device usage, notes NIXsolutions. As a precautionary measure, always back up your data before installing beta updates.