Today Apple seeded iOS 9.3 beta 6 13E5231a to developers and public beta testers. The beta 5 released by Apple just one week ago, and iOS 9.3 beta 1 released on January 11. The most notable changes coming to the official release of iOS 9.3 include the addition of Night Shift, Notes improvements, new CarPlay features and 3D Touch options for Apple’s own stock apps.
Notes and Known Issues in This Beta
Users who performed an iCloud or iTunes restore onto a device with iOS 9.3 beta 3 from a backup created with iOS 9.3 beta 1 or 2 may be unable to install apps or log into iCloud when upgrading to iOS 9.3 beta 6.
Workaround: Perform an erase-install of iOS 9.3 beta 6 and restore data from either the iCloud or iTunes backup.
When using a Shared iPad,the device may hang for a few minutes at log out. If you’re boot your Access Point and a Shared iPad can not reconnect to your network,you also need to reboot your Shared iPad.
Certain features in the Apple Watch app require the developer seed of watchOS 2.2.
Fixed in Beta 6
When paired with an iPhone running iOS 9.3, an Apple Watch running watchOS 2.1 will fail to send back Reminder responses to the phone.
A user updating to an iOS 9 GM build from a seed build may see duplicate dictionaries in the definition dictionary list if the user switched primary language, added secondary languages, or added new keyboards.
Workaround: To remove the duplicate dictionaries, go to the definition dictionary list, swipe the dictionary, and tap the Delete button.
Photos app in Simulator does not sync photos from iCloud Photo Library.
In a classroom environment with many iPad devices connected to a single access point, some devices may intermittently lose data connectivity with Classroom, other devices, and the Internet, even though the status bar shows that the device is connected to a Wi-Fi access point. Workaround: Disable and then reenable Wi-Fi from Settings > Wi-Fi to resume connectivity. Note that for a Shared iPad, you may need to reboot the affected device.
The latest beta 6 update is available on both Apple’s developer center and the portal for public beta testers, as well as through an over-the-air (OTA) update for those running the previous beta version.
iOS 9.3 beta 6 Downloads
Download iOS 9 beta 6 ipsw from a separate source (due to Apple’s ownership of iOS 9, we are not providing direct download links)
Note: Once you select the 9.3 Beta 6 .ipsw for your device you will see a download button mid page tap it.
How to Install iOS 9.3 Beta 6 Without UDID Registered Developer Account
- First, Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch via iTunes using USB cable.
- Now, Restore your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to iOS 9.2 Firmware with iTunes, then setup it as a new iPhone/iPad/iPod device.
- For Restoration; Connect your iOS device using USB data cable via iTunes, now on “Restore”, Press the “Shift and Left Mouse Click Buttons” together and search manually iOS 9.2 Final IPSW Firmware, Once your iOS device gets restored, Setup it as “New” and that get to the “Home Screen”.
- After that, You need to Hold (Option Key on Mac) and (Shift Key on Windows) and Left Click on “Check for Updates” on iTunes, then select iOS 9.3 Beta IPSW Firmwares, Now wait for few minutes for completion of process. Congratulations!! You have successfully installed iOS 9.3 Beta without UDID for Free.
Download & Install iOS 9.3 Beta 6 – Public Tester
To get iOS 9.3 Beta 6 for your device, you have to install iOS 9.2 Beta by following these steps:
- First, go to this URL:
http://beta.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/or click here and sign up for Apple’s Public Beta Testers using your Apple ID.
- After you complete your registration, you can Download the iOS 9 Beta Software Profile from the page provided above.
- Open the Settings app on your iPhone and go to General – Software Update.
- Tap on Download and Install and perform the OTA update as you do with any other regular iOS upgrade.
- After you install iOS 9.2 Beta Version, go to Settings – General – Software Update and Press Update. If iOS 9.3 Beta 6 doesn’t show, then you keep checking regularly because Apple will make it available for everyone in a few hours, depending on your location.
The update is likely the last one before the official release hits later this month. In addition to iOS 9.3 beta 6, Apple also released new betas for watchOS and OS X.