Apple Seeds First Beta of tvOS 15.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 15.3 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming four days after the release of tvOS 15.2.

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Developers can download the new tvOS 15.3 beta by downloading a profile onto the ‌Apple TV‌ using Xcode.

tvOS updates are often minor in scale, focusing on under-the-hood bug fixes and improvements rather than major outward-facing changes. We don't yet know what's included in the tvOS 15.3 update, but we'll update this article should anything new be found.

Though we don't often know what's new in tvOS during the beta testing process, we let MacRumors readers know when new updates are available so those who are developers can download it upon release.

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Top Rated Comments

srbNYC Avatar
10 months ago
Fixed multi-speaker playback for me: Apple TV + HomePod
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
srbNYC Avatar
10 months ago

Better fix a lot both 4K TV’s are so buggy it’s almost useless
Details? In what way?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Elyzien Avatar
10 months ago

Better fix a lot both 4K TV’s are so buggy it’s almost useless
What kind of bugs are you experiencing? I use five Apple TV's every day. There are some problems but unusable???
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Swift Avatar
10 months ago

Fixed multi-speaker playback for me: Apple TV + HomePod
It sure did. I hadn't seen it, but I had tvOS set to install. I decided to listen to Music, and discovered the new West Side Story, and when I started playing, it was far bigger than it had be, and a much more spread out soundstage, with a real accuracy in the placing of the sounds. Spatial sound gives your ears the timing of the sounds it needs to have a clear idea of direction. Very important for the cave man. Much easier to follow an orchestration, or to think of the player who's now over 10' in the air. I may end up want to get some real speakers and an amp to make the image bigger.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Elyzien Avatar
10 months ago
Fix the volume on the HomePods used as speakers on the HD model. HomePods connected, but volume just does the TV... hellow the homepods are connected.. duhhh. Nope the volume just does the TV volume which audio is not being sent to it. Super annoying.
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