iOS 9.3 beta 6 released to developers and public beta testers

The 6th beta of Apple’s upcoming iOS 9.3 has been released to registered iOS developers and the public beta testers as well. Apple has just released iOS 9.3 beta 6 to those enrolled in Apple’s beta public beta testing program, as well as to those who have a registered Apple developer’s account.

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The previous beta of iOS 9.3 was seeded one week ago while the first beta was released on January 11. Unlike previous point upgrades to iOS 9, the iOS 9.3 is a sizable update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch that brings a host of new features to the platform.

One prominent new feature meant to debut with the final version of iOS 9.3 is the all new Night Shift mode that also adds a toggle to the Control Center. The Night Shift mode changes the colors of the display based on the data received from the clock and geolocation. The colors automatically turn to the warmer end of the spectrum to give make it easier on eyes at night times.

Other new features include password / Touch ID protected Notes, the addition of new Quick Actions to the 3D Touch for many stock applications, revamped News app, improvements to the Health app, multiple logins for classes allowing multiple students to use the same device, ability to duplicate live photo as a still image. Verizon Wireless subscribers will also get Wi-Fi calling support through iOS 9.3.

The 6th beta of iOS 9.3 is available through Apple Developer Center. If you are already running a beta version of iOS 9.3, you can easily update to the latest beta by going into Settings > General > Software Update. You can also download full-sized IPSW update package and install it using iTunes onto your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

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