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Roughly two weeks after the previous build with Apple Music support included, Apple has released iOS 9 beta 4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to registered developers. iOS 9 includes new or redesigned built-in apps including the Flipboard-like News app and an overhauled Notes app, powerful iPad multitasking features, and a new system feature built around search and intelligence called Proactive. The previous beta included the first look at Apple’s News app, support for Apple Music and Beats 1, and other changes including Screenshots and Selfies albums in Photos and 4×4 app folders on the iPad. We’ll dig in to today’s release and update with changes in the latest beta.

– iOS 9 beta 4 is now available through the developer center and OTA through the Settings app for registered developers

– Beta 4 measures in between 300 and 350 MB depending on device and features build number 13A4305g

– Xcode 7 beta 4 with build 7A165t also available for developers

– Notifications icon changed from gray to red, square battery icon fixed

– Home Sharing once again available with Music as promised, high quality on cellular setting moved

– Updated Handoff UI (was previously a card rather than banner) on both iPhone and iPad

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– Apple’s Podcasts app now supports Picture-in-Picture feature when playing video and multitasking on iPad

– New HomeKit notification options

– New photo picker UI for the web

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– Larger artwork plus heart and radio options when sharing Apple Music content

– Bing Web Results can now be disabled in Spotlight Search settings

– Volume button as shutter button for Camera now functional again

– Activity indicator moved to right side when Back button from other apps is present

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– Updated icons for iPhone, Apple Watch on Battery widget

– Double clicking the home button to launch Wallet from the lock screen only shows passes with barcodes now

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