Apple releases iOS 7 Beta 5 to developers


We’ve just got the news that Apple has seeded the fifth beta version of iOS 7 (build 11A4449a) to developers of iOS Developer Program.

Apple unveiled iOS 7 at WWDC 2013 Keynote address on June 10th. It features a completely redesigned interface and new features such as Control Center, AirDrop for iOS, smarter multitasking, iTunes Radio and lots more.

Apple had seeded the first beta version of iOS 7 immediately after the WWDC 2013 Keynote on June 10th, iOS 7 beta 2 on June 24thiOS 7 beta 3 on July 8th and iOS 7 beta 4 on July 29th.

iOS 7 beta 5 seems to be available via OTA update currently. It is available for the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4
  • iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2 and iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G

Update 1:

We’ve just got the news that iOS 7 beta 5 is available for download in iOS Dev Center. Direct download links for iOS 7 beta 5 (please note you need to be a registered developer)

Update 2:

Apple has also released Apple TV Software beta 4.

Update 3:

We’re tracking all the changes in this post.

We’ll let you know if we get information on any interesting new features in the new beta, so stay tuned here at iPhone Hacks or join our Facebook Fan page or follow us on Twitter or add us to your circles on Google+ or subscribe to our RSS feed.

Categories: Apple News, iOS 7, iPad News, iPhone News

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  • Bob

    Wasn’t that expected to be released later , isn’t that too early ?

    • Brandon

      Hey. Im on beta 4 and non dev and non udid registered. It i ota to beta 5 will i be ok with activation and all?

  • mikes

    Is it safe to update OTA for non develepers, Guys?

    • angelovijandre

      Yes! It is working since the beta 2.

    • iCulo

      Yes it is safe!

  • Chris Anson

    Downloading, will post changes I notice shortly

    • iPhoneHacks

      Awesome thanks!

  • chirag jain

    downloading now :)…. lets se what changed

  • Jeff

    It looks like the loading screen for installing it is now white with a black apple logo and progress bar.

    • Chris Anson


  • Jeff

    We have color icons in the settings app. Orange airplane mode and green cellular. Purple do not disturb. Red sounds

    • iPhoneHacks


  • Jeff

    New access to control center within apps setting in the control center settings.

    • Jeff


  • iCulo

    Downloading now!

  • Junior C

    New settings icons..

  • Brittish Greaves

    New icons in settings

  • Junior C

    New twitter logo…

  • chase

    OTA has not worked for me with any of the betas. I always get the “Unable to Check for Update” Error. I guess I will have to wait until unofficial links are available tomorrow. Unless, Anyone knows how to fix my problem.

    • Jeff

      I had that problem on another phone and tried to update via mac. Still didnt work so I updated via Windows and it worked.

      • chase

        But I will still have to wait for links to be posted (Which will probably be tomorrow)

      • chase

        But I will still have to wait for links to be posted (Which will probably be tomorrow)

      • belkinkunal

        change ur wifi dns to

        it might work !

  • Chris Anson

    Well, might not be huge news for all of you but…. SKYPE works again!

    • iCulo

      It is finally! MSFT crap always behind and buggy!

    • Chris Anson

      Although there are some definite formatting issues.

  • Jeff

    In Settings>General>Accessibility, there is a new On/Off Labels setting.

  • Jeff

    In Settings>General>Accessibility, there is a new On/Off Labels setting.

  • Jeff

    In Settings>General>Accessibility there is now Phone Noise Cancelation setting.

    • Jeff


    • Jeff


  • iPhoneHacks

    Folks, we’re tracking all the new changes here:

  • Guest

    Can anyone offer a link to the IPSW for a GSM iPhone 5?

  • MKAL

    The same Text bug still exist – turn your WIFI and cellular data off and you will see that ICLOUD text does not fit

    • MKAL


    • MKAL

      Capture 1

  • Coborozo Uɐʍpɐɹ

    (please note you need to be a registered developer) What does that means ????

    how to be a registered dev ??

  • sophie

    is this safe or does it mess up ur device?

  • Richard

    I just changed the text setting to bold, I like the look way better than the default skinny font.

  • aman

    is it safe to upgrade iphone 4 8gb to ios 7…….!!!

  • Maz Bagoes

    Don’t forget to backup your data :)


    1. Activate your iDevice on current firmware (6.1.3/6.1.4 iPhone 5).

    2. Download firmware iOS 7 Beta 5

    2. Connected iDevice and Open itunes

    3. Hold Alt(Mac) Shift(Win) and click update ( browse to locate your firmware iOS 7.0 beta 5 you have downloaded from anywhere you get it)

    3. Enjoy iOS 7.0 beta 5

    100% without a developer account

    • Maz Bagoes

      Hold Alt(Mac) OR Shift(Win) and click update


    • rasheen

      how to fix 3194 error when updating

  • emily

    can someone help me to download ios 7 im not a developer currently using iphone 4 ios 6.1.3 thanks!!!

    • Lola

      i have the exact same problem!

  • Crystal

    What beta do I need for iphone 4s 6.1.3? The last time I tried, it told me error 3194. Is there something I’m not doing right? Please, if someone could help me, I’d appreciate it!

  • Elwin

    Pleas make a iOS 7 for iPod 4G. I’m Currently on iOS 6.1.3. Thanks