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Apple Seeds Third Public Beta of iOS 12.3 With New TV App

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming iOS 12.3 update to its public beta testing group, one day after seeding the beta to developers and two weeks after releasing the second public beta.

Beta testers who have joined Apple's beta testing program will receive the iOS 12.3 beta update over-the-air after installing the proper certificate on an iOS device.


Those who want to download the new beta can do so after signing up for the beta program, which gives access to iOS, macOS, and tvOS betas.

iOS 12.3 brings the new TV app that Apple first introduced at its March 25 event. The TV app is an updated version of the original TV app, offering up TV shows, movies, sports, news, and more all in one easy-to-access spot.

The updated TV app has improved content recommendations available through a new "For You" section in the app, which will suggest shows and movies you'll like based on your past watched history.


There's also a new feature called Channels. Channels are subscription services that you can sign up for and watch in the TV app without having to open up another app. Some of the new Channels include CBS All Access, Starz, Showtime, HBO, Nickelodeon, Mubi, The History Channel Vault, and Comedy Central Now. During the beta, users can subscribe to Showtime, Starz, Smithsonian, and Tastemade.

In the future, the TV app will also house Apple TV+, Apple's upcoming streaming service for its original TV shows and movies.

Related Roundup: iOS 12


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21 weeks ago

Running beta 3 no issues with Safari, Music, and the UI seems fine. I tried Google as default search in Safari ... no crash.


Type forums.macrumors.com into Safari with Google set as default search.
Rating: 3 Votes
21 weeks ago
Shocked they released this Beta to the public....
Rating: 3 Votes
21 weeks ago
Running beta 3 no issues with Safari, Music, and the UI seems fine. I tried Google as default search in Safari ... no crash.
Rating: 2 Votes
21 weeks ago

Would someone post a build number ?

Same as Developer Beta 3, Build 16F5139e
Rating: 2 Votes
21 weeks ago
Nice smooth update.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 weeks ago
stay away guys its really bad
Rating: 1 Votes
21 weeks ago

Type forums.macrumors.com into Safari with Google set as default search.

Just did, 3 times, no crash. I’m using my XS.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 weeks ago
Phone working fine. No issues after installing this.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 weeks ago

I'm trying to download the public beta, no luck.


That sounds like you have all of the luck, then.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 weeks ago
Downloaded on my XR and no noticeable difference, slow downs, app crashes, etc.
Rating: 1 Votes

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