Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 9.3.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 9.3.3 update to developers for testing purposes, one week after the public release of iOS 9.3.2, a minor bug fix update.

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The first iOS 9.3.3 beta, build 13G12, can be downloaded immediately from the Apple Developer Center.

We don't yet know what changes iOS 9.3.3 will bring to iOS 9, but as a minor 9.x.x update, it's unlikely to introduce any major tweaks. There is no iOS 9.3.3 update available for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, suggesting the new beta does not fix an issue that bricked some 9.7-inch iPad Pro devices. Apple has also pulled the iOS 9.3.2 update for the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and has not re-released it.

The previous update, iOS 9.3.2, introduced support for using Night Shift and Low Power mode simultaneously and fixed a Bluetooth bug that caused iPhone SE devices to experience poor audio when connected to a Bluetooth device.

We will update this post with any changes that are found in the new beta.

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Top Rated Comments

Rafagon Avatar
107 months ago
What MacRumors should say is "We don't know yet what devices iOS 9.3.3 will brick."
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bgraham Avatar
107 months ago
Remember when Apple didn't need to release multiple betas for every single minor release and they still had far more stable software with less bugs than they do now? Those were the days
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
555gallardo Avatar
107 months ago
Let's vote what will this update break up next.

A) iPad Pro 12.9"
B) Apple Pencil support
C) iPhone SE
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mad Mac Maniac Avatar
107 months ago
how much does the beta tester get paid to take those risks?

do you get your iPad for free from Apple?
Developers get the opportunity to test pre-release iOS software (on non-primary iOS device dedicated to testing) with their apps to ensure full compatibility when the update is released to customers.

Developers wouldn't want their apps to be buggy every time a new update came out. This is a service to developers. No one is under any obligation to use it.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleFan91 Avatar
107 months ago
I don't understand all the complaining about more frequent updates and betas. I remember a few years back when they'd release iOS 5 or 6 and then do like iOS 5.1 or 2 and that was it. I remember when it was celebrated that Apple added public betas and now people are complaining about the frequency of an OPT-IN beta? Strange bunch sometimes...
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TMRJIJ Avatar
107 months ago
Remember when Apple didn't need to release multiple betas for every single minor release and they still had far more stable software with less bugs than they do now? Those were the days
Nope. My devices are much more stable than they were during the Jobs era.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)