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iOS 15.6 Beta 3 with Matter ready

iOS 15.6 Beta 3 with Matter ready

A few days after the final version of iOS 15.5, Apple released the first beta version of iOS 15.6 for developers.

Just a few days after the release of iOS 15.5, Apple released the next beta version – iOS 15.6. A week later the second beta arrives, initially for registered developers. Apple only released the third beta after two weeks, but in between, developers had enough to do: WWDC 2022 took place.

Read here how to install the public beta version on your iPhone
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in the developer notes
no new features,

in the third beta several bugs are fixed in the start area
: Apple appears to be working on implementing the Matter standard in the fall, all bug fixes affected Matter accessories.

iOS developer and Macrumors journalist Steve Moser
however, some changes have already been found in the first beta. Apple has changed a lot, especially when it comes to accessibility, including the ability to hide the emoji search bar.

According to Moser, only a few explanatory texts have been changed in the third beta: Apple Books is now called Book Store. Apple still has

an additional statement on communications security
additional. This is the controversial feature of iMessage, designed to detect explicit photos on children’s iPhones and provide a way for teens to report this content to parents and relevant authorities.

Youtuber Aron Zollo has now found another fix in the second beta. Recently, iOS 15 has been showing strange behavior with the Music app: if you uninstall it and then reinstall it on the iPhone, it automatically goes to the Dock, regardless of whether there are other apps there already or not. This error no longer occurs in iOS 15.6.

When will the final version of iOS 15.6 arrive?

iOS 15.6 can be compared to iOS 14.7 from last year. Last year’s version appeared in the first beta on May 19, almost exactly the same as iOS 15.6 Beta 1. After six rounds of beta, Apple released iOS 14.7 on July 19, 2021. Therefore, it is very likely that iOS 15.6 is released in the third decade of July.

iOS 15.6 Public Beta: Sign up, Download and Install

Apple has been inviting public beta tests since 2014, starting with OS 10.10 Yosemite. The following year iOS was added with version 9, and since last year you can also install and test watchOS in advance without being registered as a developer with Apple.

Participation in the public beta program is free, register at
. He then uploads a profile to his iPhone that gives him access to the beta builds. This works equivalently for iPadOS and macOS. How to proceed in detail:

  1. Open
    on the desired device

  2. Sign in with your Apple ID

  3. Accept the agreement between Apple and the volunteer tester

  4. On the page that appears, there is a section “Get started”, there click on the link “Register your iOS device”

  5. In step 2 on the new website, there is now the option to download the beta profile, either by clicking the “Upload Profile” button or by accessing the link:

  6. allow download

  7. Switch to the Settings app and install the downloaded profile, which will appear in your own Apple ID account under the “Uploaded Profile” tab.

  8. Confirm the installation with the device access code.

  9. The device will now reboot.

  10. After that, you can go to “Software Updates” in settings and download and install the current beta like a normal iOS.