Apple releases iOS 8 Beta 5 to Developers

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Apple has just released iOS 8 beta 5 (build number: 12A4345d) for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to registered developers.

Apple unveiled iOS 8 at WWDC 2014 Keynote. It includes a number of new features and improvements such as interactive notificationswidgets, support for third-party keyboards and lots more.

The new beta version comes just two weeks after the fourth beta version was released. iOS 8 beta 4 included some new changes and improvements such as the redesigned Control Center with different transparency and hue, all-new Tips app, new option to enable EU Internet, a cool new improvement to the Talk-to-Text feature that displays spoken text in real time rather than waiting for the entire message to display the text, and lots more.

iOS 8 beta 5 is available for the following iOS devices:

  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
  • iPad Air, Retina iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • 5th generation iPod touch

The update is available as an Over-the-Air (OTA) download for devices already running iOS 8 beta. Update: Here are the direct download links for iOS 8 beta 5 (Note that you need to be a registered developer to download these files):



iPod touch:

You can check this post to find out our step-by-step guide to learn how to install iOS 8 beta on your iOS device.


We’re tracking all the changes in iOS 8 beta 5 in this post:

Let us know if you’ve found any bugs, new features, or changes in iOS 8 beta 5 in the comments or send an email to [email protected]