[Update: Public beta too.] [Update 2: tvOS 11.2.5 beta 5 is also out.]

Apple has released a new beta version of iOS for developer testing. iOS 11.2.5 beta 5 is now available on the developer center and over-the-air. The new version comes just two days after beta 4, although today’s release appears limited to iOS only. We’ll update to the latest versions and note any changes below.

The latest beta follows the official release of iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad. We haven’t seen version numbers in between the official release and the beta release (so maybe these are placeholder numbers pending additional bug fix updates).

As far as changes, based on the version number, we expect this to focus on bug fix and security improvements. We’re also seeing early signs of AirPlay 2 returning.

Whatever the software version number ends up being, this will possibly be the release that’s timed with the HomePod debut.

Stay tuned for any noticeable changes.


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