Apple sending out iOS 9.3 beta 1 to public beta testers via an OTA update

Apple sending out iOS 9.3 beta 1 to public beta testers via an OTA update
Apple's iOS 9.3 build will have some interesting features as we've been discussing. 3D Touch gets added to the rest of Apple's first-party apps like Settings, Health, Stocks, Weather, App Store, and Compass. Night Shift will help you sleep better at night by making the screen cooler once the sun goes down. Notes gives you a secure place to keep your...well, notes, and the Apple News app is improved. In addition, someone who owns multiple Apple Watches can pair them all to one iPhone with Auto Switch.

Another new feature coming in iOS 9.3 allows multiple students in different classes to each use the same Apple iPad. Using multiple accounts, None of the students will have to worry about the others seeing their personal information. The update is in the process of being sent to public iOS beta testers via an OTA update.

If you're interested in becoming a public iOS beta tester, click on the sourcelink. Once you sign up, you will be able to get new features on your iPhone or iPad before the majority of the public has a chance to use them. While not the final build, and thus open to bugs, lags and gremlins, there are usually a few new features that you should enjoy testing. In addition, Apple gets to see your feedback about the iOS beta you're testing via a feedback app that all public iOS beta testers get to use.

source: Apple via 9to5Mac, MacRumors



1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30971; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm loving what I've seen from this update so far. It's got quite a few features.

2. Slowpoke

Posts: 21; Member since: Sep 30, 2015

Whats the big deal? Android has had all these features for years. More free Apple advertising.

3. AlikMalix unregistered

Which android phone? which features... I really dont like blanket statements like this.. feel free to expand your point a lot more next time..

18. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Time for Samsung to sue Apple for copy their feature Samsung Group Play.

19. der_damo

Posts: 213; Member since: Sep 16, 2014

It's not like anyone used this "feature" in the last two years.

20. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

So u know all the millions Samsung users that arent using it?

6. Raito

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

And whats the big deal since Windows Phone had these features for years before Android?Windows phone are more advanced than your crapDroids n as far as i know its user are cool

8. AlikMalix unregistered

Which windows phone has forcetouch, that's also used to bring up context menu for the apps, automatic night mode settings, password protected notes? Thanks...

10. Raito

Posts: 79; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Cool bro im only targeting crapDroids fans with their silly post

12. AlikMalix unregistered

Yeah, I got your point actually... just wanted to be impartial....

4. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Im excited

5. peace247 unregistered

Hey guys....ive got the android 6.0.2 update on my nexus 5 India!

7. AlikMalix unregistered

wrong article...

9. peace247 unregistered

He he....i see no article on it i thought i should inform pa.

11. AlikMalix unregistered

There's a black button that says [TIP US] on top of the page... Congratulations, by the way, you're one of the very, very few lucky ones

13. Unordinary unregistered

He's just excited. It's not a common practice where Android fans get updates haha

14. AlikMalix unregistered

I know you're trolling... but that statement is so true....

15. Unordinary unregistered

It's why I left Android lol.

16. twens

Posts: 1172; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

With iOS we get undates all the time but truth be told, those updates only add features android or touchwiz have had for years. Besides bug fixes and stability improvements I don't think android is lacking any bring important with updates.

17. AlikMalix unregistered

Enjoying OS level app permissions yet? what about doze? maybe fingerprint support for Android Pay? Or Google's "NEW" implementation of HomeKit - basically things iOS users already enjoy - you're going to get with marshmelow.... You know, I tried burying the hatchet, but this "android had it for years" is getting really old when every update on Android adds things that were available on Apple Devices for years... Give it a rest - you only starting flamewars... To the rest of PA members - dont flame me for what I posted, I just wanted to show this one that it's a two way street - and I'm tired of one sided arguments...

21. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

So true. Even night shift I don't recall having seen it on android, I mean sure it exist through a third party app and then it can be enabled (unlike iOS) but I have never seen it inside android OS but itself. Never seen it in the settings section in an android phone so which android phone actually has that built-in??

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