Apple releases iOS 16.5 Beta 4 update to Developers and Public Beta Testers

The fourth beta of iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5 has officially become available to developers and public beta testers. The iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5 will be the fifth major update to be released in the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 series.

Recently, Apple came out with the first security response update for iPhone running iOS 16.4 and iPad running iPadOS 16.4 update. If you are on the iOS 16.5 beta build, you won’t be able to upgrade to the Security Response update.

Apple releases new updates for developers and public beta testers

Alongside iOS 16.5 beta, Apple also came out with watchOS 9.5 Beta 4, macOS Ventura 13.4 Beta 4, tvOS 16.5 Beta 4, macOS Monterey 12.6.6 RC4, macOS Big Sur 11.7.7 RC4, and iPadOS 16.3.1. Both iOS 16.5 Beta 4 and iPadOS 16.5 Beta 4 updates come with the build number 20F5059a.

As for the changes, the new iOS 16.5 Beta 4 and iPadOS 16.5 Beta 4 updates bring a few changes alongside some code changes that reveal the upcoming features.

  • In the “Add New Wallpaper” section, there will be a separate category for “Pride Wallpapers” which will be available below the Unity section
  • Apple Pay is available in Guatemala and El Salvador
  • A shared admin in a home is able to pair and add Matter accessories
  • Numerous bug fixes

How to download and install the new iOS 16.5 Beta 4 update for developers and public beta testers

Apple releases iOS 16.5 Beta 4 update to Developers and Public Beta Testers

If you are an iPhone owner and you have an eligible iPhone for the beta update, you can get the OTA update on your device. If you’re a developer or public beta tester, you should sign in with your Developer account or Public account and you’ll find the new update.

To manually check for the new update, you should head over to Settings -> General -> Software Update. Once you see an update available, you should tap the Download and Install button. However, before you update your phone, you should ensure that you are taking a full backup of your data and charging it to at least 50%.

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