Apple releases iOS 12 Beta 5 to developers

Apple has seeded the fifth beta of iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 to developers. Registered developers can download the new beta’s through Apple’s dev center, or they can be installed using each platform’s respective OTA updating mechanism.

Currently iOS 12 and watchOS 5 has brought a host of new features which we have previously covered and is expected to release the final version to the Public in September.

tvOS 12 includes space-related screensavers, support for Dolby Atmos, Zero Sign-on, and minor tweaks.

Currently users have found a new search by lyrics in the music app, and new icons in the photos app.

Apple also has a public beta programme which should be receiving a beta update shortly, as always if anything new is found we will update this article.

Update: Battery health appears to be out of beta

Since the release of iOS 12 and watchOS 5 beta we have seen the following changes: FaceTime has new tones when connecting and disconnecting from a call Watch app now shows third party apps that work with Siri watch face 11 Activity app stickers that animate and do not require Special Challenge to unlock iOS automatic updates suggested during setup New Activity stickers in Messages Podcasts app now shows Now Playing indicator on currently playing chapters (chapter support is new to iOS 12) Voice Memos for iPad redesigned Animoji gains more lip style choices, ear ring colors now have shine Battery Health no longer labeled beta Screen Time presentation improved Splash screen for Photos features New splash screen for updated Voice Memos app New arrow launcher for Shortcuts in Spotlight iPhone-only apps on iPad now use iPhone 6 version, not iPhone 4 version Softer location icon in status bar Clear All Notifications now has a springy animation Time Travel references removed from Watch app Clock Can now swipe to clear alerts in one swipe (like iOS 11) Apple Watch Face Gallery now only highlights new Siri watch face updates New splash screen for Screen Time in Settings, includes Down Time walkthrough for parents FaceTime effect picker tweaked CarPlay fixed when using side and backup cameras Setting wallpaper with a photo now resolved, couldn’t reposition before Cellular usage now organized by highest amount of data usage, not alphabetical Activity app has tweaked icons for workouts Tweaked disclosure icon on passes in Wallet Lyrics search in Apple Music now promoted in Search