Apple has released a beta version of iOS 13.5 beta 4 for developers with exposure notification APIs, changes to FaceTime and Face ID.
Apple today released the fourth beta for iOS 13.5 beta 4 developers. The third version 13.5 beta 3 was released last week. IOS 13.5 includes improvements to the FaceTime app, Face ID and Apple basics and notification APIs. In iOS 13.5 Beta 3 and iPadOS 13.5 Beta 3, Apple introduced COVID-19 contact tracking technology, which it worked on in collaboration with Google.
iOS 13.5 beta 4 released – what’s new
- Build number is 17F5065a. The update includes the Apple framework and the new notification API: they are in the Settings> Privacy> Health> COVID-19 Exposure Notifications section.
- Added improvements to Face ID and FaceTime.
- Improved performance.
- Bugs from previous firmware versions are fixed.
- You can turn off auto-scaling in FaceTime groups.
Build number of other firmware:
- tvOS build number 13.4.5 beta 4 —17L5560a.
- watchOS 6.2.5 beta 4 – 17T5607a
The new public beta of iOS13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 may be released shortly. Apple also released a new beta of watchOS 6.2.5 and tvOS 13.4.5.
You can install the iOS or iPadOS update on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch through Settings> General> Software Update. Then click “Download and Install” at the bottom of this page. If you wish, you can also install the update via iTunes by connecting the iOS device to the computer.