Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 4 to Developers

In line with hints and rumors from earlier today, Apple has just pushed out a fourth beta version of iOS 7 to developers for testing purposes. The update is arriving as both an over-the-air update to existing beta testers and through the iOS Dev Center.

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As expected, the new beta arrives as build 11A4435d. Apple has also released Xcode 5 Developer Preview 4 and a third beta of the Apple TV software under development.

The three-week interval between the third and fourth betas is longer than the two-week intervals seen for earlier for betas of iOS 7, although Apple typically stretches out seeding intervals somewhat as it proceeds through development.

Apple's Developer Center was also taken offline for eight days following a security breach, an issue that may also have contributed to Apple extending the interval between beta releases.

iOS 7 is scheduled for release in the fall of this year, with updates to Apple's iPhone and iPad lineups expected around the same time. If past history is any indication, iOS 7 should be made available to the public just a few days before the launch of the next-generation iPhone.

Direct links for paid members of Apple's iOS developer program:

- iPad (4th generation Model A1458)
- iPad (4th generation Model A1459)
- iPad (4th generation Model A1460)
- iPad mini (Model A1432)
- iPad mini (Model A1454)
- iPad mini (Model A1455)
- iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation)
- iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for ATT)
- iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (model for Verizon)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi (Rev A)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA)
- iPhone 5 (Model A1428)
- iPhone 5 (Model A1429)
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4 (GSM Rev A)
- iPhone 4 (GSM)
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)
- iPod touch (5th generation)

Top Rated Comments

Pagemakers Avatar
101 months ago
It's a shame when a new beta comes out the first 3 pages of posts are always "Downloading now" or "download when I get home"...

Really, we don't need to know!
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ryan Burgess Avatar
101 months ago
Would someone post Release notes please?

1st: The release notes are protected by Apple's NDA so developers are not allowed to post it

2nd: The release notes for iOS 7 beta 4 are about a 10 page long PDF

3rd: If you're using the beta, you should be a registered developer, in which case you can view the release notes in the iOS dev center
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mceolsen Avatar
101 months ago
Slide To Lock on the homescreen finally has a little arrow - for those unfamiliar with the OS
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tommyminahan Avatar
101 months ago
This post is from 10:01am
the photo is from 10:02am...


are you a wizard?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ToomeyND Avatar
101 months ago
So far, a tad faster than beta 3. other than that, notice nothing different on the surface...................

Well there's your problem. This update is for iPods, iPhones, and iPads......... :)
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
viperGTS Avatar
101 months ago
When's beta 5 coming out? :rolleyes:
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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