Apple today released the third beta of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 for developers. The latest beta comes with a number of changes and improvements apart from bug fixes. Below is everything that’s new in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 beta 3.
All the changes mentioned below are minor in nature. Also, note that it is entirely possible that Apple will make further changes to iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 ahead of their final public release in September.
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 Beta 3: Everything That’s New
New Music Icon
There’s a new icon for the Music app in iOS 14 beta 3 with a red background and a white logo. It stands out compared to other system icons now.
Music Widget with Colorful Background
The Music widget in iOS 14 beta 3 has a more colorful background.
The Apple Music app in iOS 14 beta 3 features Snapchat Stories integration. This means you can directly share whatever you are listening to from the Music app to your Snapchat story.
New Icons in Music App
The Music app now has new icons that look cleaner.
New Clock Widget
There’s a new Clock widget in iOS 14 that can show the time of either a single location or up to four cities at once.
New Pop-up While Editing Home Screens
When you long-press on an empty area on your iPhone or iPad’s home screen running iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 beta 3, you will get a pop-up detailing what you can do in this mode.
Starter Shortcuts in Shortcuts App
Apple is making the Shortcuts app more useful for new users on the iPhone and iPad by adding a new ‘Starter Shortcuts’ section to it. This section provides one with access to some incredibly useful shortcuts that they can use on a regular basis.
Apple now gives people a collection of “Starter Shortcuts” to give them a few examples of what’s possible with Siri Shortcuts 👌 pic.twitter.com/mXiYNefPUb
— Matthew Cassinelli (@mattcassinelli) July 22, 2020
There’s now an option to enable handwash reminders using your Apple Watch if you don’t wash your hands within a few minutes of returning home.
Also new, location based hand washing reminders pic.twitter.com/6RObC7rsek
— 𝗗𝗮𝗮𝗻 𝗡𝗶𝗷𝗸𝗮𝗺𝗽 (@Daan_) July 22, 2020
‘Other’ Storage Bug Fixed
The ‘Other’ storage bug that took GBs of data on one’s iPhone or iPad has been fixed in the latest beta.
Below is a video highlighting all the new changes and improvements in iOS 14 beta 3/Public beta 2.
You can find the full release notes of iOS 14 beta 3 from Apple here.
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