What’s New in iOS 11.3 Beta 3 [VIDEO]

Apple released iOS 11.3 beta 3 yesterday for developers to test, so let’s check out what’s new in this latest release, as per YouTube channel EverythingApplePro, which has a keen eye for all the minor details.

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Check out the video below:

Here are some changes noticed in iOS 11.3 beta 3:

  • Support for iPod touch 6th gen is back
  • HomePod setup no longer displays ‘stereo pairing’ during setup
  • AirPlay 2 support removed
  • Deleting a message within Messages brings up proper iCloud Messages prompt
  • Music no longer pauses when switching between apps
  • Music widget in Control Center now shows one volume slider again
  • Software update ‘Checking for update’ text is now centred
  • Cancelling from the power off screen now returns users to the passcode prompt

Other changes you may not have noticed in iOS 11.3 beta 2:

  • App Store subscriptions are more prominently displayed for apps
  • Text to speech interface gets revamp
  • Control Centre has the streaming icon return
  • Apple TV remote app: new text entry screen
  • New privacy splash screen for iTunes and TV app
  • iCloud sharing: 50GB plan now works (smallest plan available)

Performance-wise, iOS 11.3 beta 3 showed no major changes compared to iOS 11.2.6. When will iOS 11.3 be released by Apple? Expect a few more betas before any public release will debut.