Monday July 21, 2014 7:18 pm
Apple releases iOS 8 beta 4 build 12A4331d to developers, here’s what’s new!
Apple has just released iOS 8 beta 4, which can be found in the Developer Portal right now. iOS 8 beta 4 build 12A4331d works with supported iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, and is available as an over-the-air update to users already running a previous iOS 8 beta on their devices. If you're already running iOS 8, you can update over-the-air by going into Settings > General > Software Update. Or you can go and grab the necessary download at http://developer.apple.com. Apple originally showed off iOS 8, and released its first beta, at WWDC 2014. The full release will come in the fall. Apple also released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 4 today as well.
If you are a paid members of Apple's iOS developer program, here are the links for iOS 8 beta 4 downloads:
iOS 8 beta 4 changes:
- Control Center receives a redesigned UI that sees black borders around icons removed
- Display Settings have been added allowing you to control brightness, text size, and text bolding
- The Safari bookmarks icon has been redesigned
- HomeKit privacy data controls are now available
- A new Tips app provides hints on things you can do within iOS 8, with new ones added weekly.
- Streaming voice recognition now available when using Dictation
- You can now set the expiration interval for Voice Notes and Videos in the Messages app.
- Bug Reporter has been removed in this build
- You can now turn off both Recent and Favorite Contact from the App Switcher
- The Health app now separates calories into Active, Dietary, and Resting Calories
- You can now specifiy what left and right swipes do to a message within the Mail app
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