Apple has pushed iOS 15.4 beta 3 and iPadOS 15.4 beta 3 updates for iPhone and iPad devices that are compatible to run the latest iOS firmware preview build for free. iOS 15.4 is shaping up to be a massive release with many new features. And beta 3 is the continuation of the early testing phase aimed at the developer community so that they can spot bugs to help the tech giant weed them out in time before the full and final rollout for the public.
Suppose you own a device with an active developer profile to run the third beta of iOS 15.4, head over to the Settings app to download the beta 3 version. But if you prefer manual installation for a fresh start via clean install, download the IPSW files the flash the firmware.
iOS 15.4 Beta 3 And iPadOS 15.4 Beta 3 Out For Developers With Public Beta Coming Soon!
Before installing beta 3, make sure your device has 50% and above battery charge. Moreover, ensure it has active Wi-Fi running on it. After that, navigate to Settings > General > Software Update and download the update. The firmware installation process may take some time so wait a while.
Under-the-hood, the third iOS 15.4 beta contains bugs fixes together with performance improvements. Critical enhancements include plugs to previously identified loopholes.
Therefore, you must update your iPhone or iPad immediately, especially if it’s your daily driver.
Furthermore, this version is coming soon for public beta testers outside the developer community.
Also, third-party apps can finally use 120Hz refresh rate ProMotion capability.
In addition, Apple’s popular Universal Control functionality is part of the overall package. To illustrate, if you have a Mac running macOS 12.3 beta and use it with iPadOS 15.4 device, it becomes possible to use your Mac’s keyboard and mouse on your iPad to move around the interface and perform other tasks.
Other marquee inclusions relate to 37 new emojis and tap to Pay on iPhone, the feature that allows business users to turn their iOS device into a payment terminal. With that, iPhone can accept payments via either Apple Pay or contactless card payment.
Apart from iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4 beta 3, Apple has also issued the macOS 12.3 Monterey beta three beside tvOS 15.4 and watchOS 8.5 beta three over the air.
We still don’t know when the public versions of all these betas are heading our way, but those enrolled in the public beta program should receive the notification as soon as the update arrives.