Apple has seeded the sixth beta of iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 to developers. Registered developers can download the new beta’s through Apple’s dev center, or they can be installed using each platform’s respective OTA updating mechanism. Beta 6 comes one week after Beta 5.
Currently iOS 12 and watchOS 5 has brought a host of new features which we have previously covered and is expected to release the final version to the Public in September.
tvOS 12 includes space-related screensavers, support for Dolby Atmos, Zero Sign-on, and minor tweaks.
In beta 5 users have found a new search by lyrics menu in the music app, and new icons in the photos app. Apple also appeared to remove Battery health out of beta
Since the release of iOS 12 and watchOS 5 beta we have seen the following changes:
FaceTime has new tones when connecting and disconnecting from a call
Watch app now shows third party apps that work with Siri watch face
11 Activity app stickers that animate and do not require Special Challenge to unlock
iOS automatic updates suggested during setup
New Activity stickers in Messages
Podcasts app now shows Now Playing indicator on currently playing chapters (chapter support is new to iOS 12)
Voice Memos for iPad redesigned
Animoji gains more lip style choices, ear ring colors now have shine
Battery Health no longer labeled beta
Screen Time presentation improved
Splash screen for Photos features
New splash screen for updated Voice Memos app
New arrow launcher for Shortcuts in Spotlight
iPhone-only apps on iPad now use iPhone 6 version, not iPhone 4 version
Softer location icon in status bar
Clear All Notifications now has a springy animation
Time Travel references removed from Watch app Clock
Can now swipe to clear alerts in one swipe (like iOS 11)
Apple Watch Face Gallery now only highlights new Siri watch face updates
New splash screen for Screen Time in Settings, includes Down Time walkthrough for parents
FaceTime effect picker tweaked
CarPlay fixed when using side and backup cameras
Setting wallpaper with a photo now resolved, couldn’t reposition before
Cellular usage now organized by highest amount of data usage, not alphabetical
Activity app has tweaked icons for workouts
Tweaked disclosure icon on passes in Wallet
Lyrics search in Apple Music now promoted in Search
Apple also has a public beta programme which should be receiving a beta update shortly, as always if anything new is found we will update this article.