iOS 9.3 beta 3 now out, support for Verizon Wi-Fi calling is the biggest new feature

iOS 9.3 beta 3 now out, support for Verizon Wi-Fi calling is the biggest new feature
We first got hold of the first iOS 9.3 beta roughly a month ago, when Apple introduced Night Shift, new 3D Touch shortcuts, and Touch ID support for Notes, among other new features. Subsequently, a brand new Control Center shortcut for Night Shift arrived with the second beta of iOS 9.3 roughly two weeks ago. Although we expect iOS 9.3 to be released soon (After the rumored March event, probably?), the minor beta releases continue to hit those participating the public beta program.

That's right, iOS 9.3 beta 3 is here. Sadly, there are no major new features on board, though we never expected anything groundbreaking in such a release. Here's the changelog:

  • Verizon Wi-Fi Calling
  • Fixed Control Center icons in landscape
  • Apple News settings in Sweden, possibly other countries (although no app)
  • Tweaked Night Shift explainer in Control Center (it now reads "From Sunset to Sunrise", previously was "From 22:00 to 08:00")
  • Tweaked Lock/Unlock toggle in Notes outside of the share sheet

Of course, the newly scored Verizon Wi-Fi calling is undoubtedly the biggest new feature. As a refresher, iOS already supports Wi-Fi Calling for the rest of the major US carriers—T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T. Well, Big Red might be a bit late for the party, but at least it's there! 

We will get back to you if any other feature pops up. 

Night Shift's Control Center shortcut has scored a new tooltip

Night Shift's Control Center shortcut has scored a new tooltip

source: 9To5Mac

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6 Comments

2. oozz009

Posts: 520; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

That happened on Monday and PA posts this only now! Your falling behind PA.

3. Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Here comes the next batch of "error 53" bricks on the way, bye, bye $900.00 smartphone. O.o

5. matistight

Posts: 892; Member since: May 13, 2009

Stop breaking your phone's screen and you won't have to worry about it. And stop taking it to s**t repair places. I have fixed 100+ i5S/i6/i6+ and have never had a customer come back with this issue unless they lost the button altogether.

4. darkkjedii

Posts: 30667; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm waiting patiently for this update, it's shaping up to be pretty good.

6. AlikMalix unregistered

It's just a small 9.x update but it's going to push every manufacturer to adopt nightshift feature natively. Funny how a little thing like this moves the industry. Note: please do not reply to my post with "innovation" or "my phone had this for years" or "I can get an app for that" - I don't care, I haven't heard of this until Apple announced it with upcoming iOS 9.3, and I probably wouldn't have known about it for years to come. But to make you guys happy: Apple sucks and isheep, and icrap is whack or w/e. (I know you guys love these statements).

7. keekai05

Posts: 116; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

Lol! I'm expecting the same thing. Only those haters will say those words to make us Apple users look stupid.

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