Apple has rolled out iOS 16 beta 8 update to developers, ahead of the stable release which is just two weeks away. The latest beta update doesn’t bring any major changes and is just focussed on minor bug fixes and performance improvements.
The latest beta version of iOS 16 carries the build number 20A5358a and is being rolled out to all beta testers over the air. Registered developers can download the update by heading to the Settings app > General > Software Update.
iOS 16 Beta 8 Update Details
iOS 16 beta 7 was released a week ago and included only minor changes and tweaks. Similarly, the latest beta update for iOS 16 only includes minor bug fixes, improvements, and final optimizations for features, such as battery life and new additions. With the stable iOS 16 release date inching closer, the iPhone maker seems to have shifted its focus to refining the final update than introducing new changes. We can expect the iOS 16.1 to arrive sometime later this fall.
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Meanwhile, Apple is all set to host its “Far out” event on September 7, 2022. Alongside the launch of the next-generation Apple iPhone and Watch series, we can expect the brand to announce the release date for iOS 16, tvOS 16, and watchOS 9 during this event. There have been reports suggesting that the iOS 16 will be released to the public in the week following the event.
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However, the release of the iPadOS 16 update has reportedly been delayed until October. Apple is expected to introduce the new iPhone 14 series during its upcoming launch event. Based on past reports, the lineup will consist of the vanilla iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro Max, and the iPhone 14 Pro. The company will reportedly ditch the iPhone mini version for the upcoming 14 series.
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