Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta 5 to developers

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Apple today released iOS 8.2 beta 5 to registered developers of the iOS developer program.

iOS 8.2 adds support for WatchKit, the developer SDK for the Apple Watch. Developers can make Glances, Notifications and WatchKit apps with the new SDK.

iOS 8.2 beta 5 is compatible with iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad 2, iPad (third-generation), iPad (fourth-generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad mini, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3 and iPod touch (fifth-generation).

The beta release is available as an Over-the-air (OTA) update on devices running iOS 8.2 beta 4. You can also directly download the IPSW files for your device from these links:

Last week Apple released iOS 8.1.3 to the public, with a number of bug fixes. iOS 8.2 has been in beta since November, and is expected to be the next public release after iOS 8.1.3.

Let us know if you’ve found any new features or changes in iOS 8.2 beta 5 in the comments or send an email to