Apple releases iOS 7 Beta 3 to developers


We’ve just got the news that Apple has seeded the third version of iOS 7 beta 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 and iTunes Radio.

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

iOS 7 beta 3 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’re getting reports that users who installed iOS 7 beta without a developer account have been able to update to iOS 7 beta 3 without an issue. Please do let us know if it works for you.

Update 2:

iOS 7 beta 3 is also available for download in iOS Dev Center. Direct download links for iOS 7 beta 3 (please note you need to be a registered developer)

So if you’re a developer, then head over to iOS Dev Center to download the latest beta or launch the Settings app and navigate to General -> Software Update to install the OTA update. If you need help check out our step-by-step guide on how to install iOS 7 beta.

Update 3:

Apple has also released Xcode 5 Developer Preview 3.

Update 4:

We’re tracking all the changes in iOS 7 beta 3 here.

Update 5:

iOS 7 beta 3 expires on Thursday, August 29, 2013.

As always, let us know how it goes. If you find anything new then please send us an email to

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Thanks @Danger0us_Dave for the tip!