Apple Releases Fourth Public Betas of iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6

Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6 updates to public beta testers, allowing non-developers to test out the software head of its official launch. The public betas come just a day after Apple provided the fourth betas to developers.

iOS 16
Those who have signed up their accounts for Apple's free beta testing program can enable the beta by opening up the Settings app, going to General, selecting Software Update, tapping on Beta Updates, and selecting the iOS 16 Public Beta option.

iOS 16.6 seems to be a relatively minor update, although Apple does appear to be laying the groundwork for the launch of the previously announced iMessage Contact Key Verification feature.

Development on ‌iOS 16‌ is slowing down as Apple prepares for the September launch of iOS 17. Apple has also seeded a new beta of watchOS 9.6 to public beta testers.

Related Roundups: iOS 16, iPadOS 16
Related Forum: iOS 16

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13 weeks ago
the icloud files app does not work in lockdown mode, you need to open files with the according app.
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13 weeks ago
google is still hardwired to the siri web search - thats ****ed up
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13 weeks ago
I want to see how iMessages Contact Key verification works in practice.
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