iOS 12 developer beta 7 for iPhone and iPad coming today [U: Now available … and pulled]

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iOS 12 beta 7 for iPhone and iPad will be released shortly, just one week after the previous beta and the third release in as many weeks. The last beta version included changes to the Home app’s default wallpaper set, updated icons, and other small tweaks. We’ll dig in to the new build today as soon as it is released and update with any features that have changed.

New in iOS 12

iOS 12 includes several significant changes for iPhone and iPad including performance improvements, especially on older devices; ARKit 2.0 with shared experiences; refined search and sharing in Photos; more Siri access in third-party apps and Siri Shortcuts based on Workflow; updates to Stocks, Voice Memos, Apple Books, and Apple News; use management features including updates to Do Not Disturb, more manageable notifications, and Screen Time parental controls; Memoji in Messages; FaceTime between up to 32 users; and much more.

We also saw several changes in betas 2 through 4 including:

For a comprehensive look at all of the changes in the first iOS 12 betas, sit back and watch Jeff Benjamin’s 35 minute long look at 100 new features in iOS 12 on

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iOS is Apple's mobile operating system that runs on iPhone and iPod touch. Historically, Apple releases a new iOS version once a year, the current version is iOS 13.

iOS 12

Dubbed the Snow Leopard release, iOS 12 focuses on performance and squashing bugs among other features.

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