iOS 8 beta 5 Released to Developers - iPhoneHeat

iOS 8 beta 5 Released to Developers

iOS 8 beta 5 is now available for download. Apple has just released the 5th beta for its upcoming major software updated i.e. iOS 8 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This beta release has a build number 12A4345d and is available to the registered iOS Dev Center developers only.

The latest beta is released 2 weeks after the 4th beta, which brought several visual tweaks and Settings app changes. Some of the new changes found in the iOS 8 includes:

  • New voice message sent sound
  • HomeKit is the new name of Home Data
  • New data types added to HealthKit
  • Option to export health data in Health app
  • Health privacy settings
  • Wallpapers settings no longer have Brightness controls
  • Spotlight access is much faster
  • “Predictive” toggle in the keyboard switcher
  • New icons for iCloud, iCloud Family Sharing, iCloud Drive, Backup, and Keychain
  • Photos app shows the location where the photo was taken

iOS 8 beta 5 is available for the following devices:

  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
  • iPad Air, Retina iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • 5th generation iPod touch

iOS 8 was announced by Apple during the WWDC 2014 keynote. Apple announced numerous new features for its upcoming major software update for it, such as interactive notifications, widgets, support for third-party keyboards and much more.

If you’ve iOS 8 beta already installed on your device you can geta the beta 5 via OTA update under Settings > General > Software Update. You can also download the complete firmware .IPSW file from iOS Dev Center with a registered dev account.

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