Apple today released the fourth beta of iOS and iPadOS 14.5, macOS Big Sur 11.3, watchOS 7.4, and tvOS 14.5 to developers.
IOS and iPadOS 14.5 can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center or over the air after installing the appropriate profile on an iPhone or iPad. This version brings several important innovations, including unlocking your smartphone with the Apple Watch, support for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X controllers, and new emojis. You can find all the other new features here.
Developers can download the fourth beta of macOS Big Sur 11.3 using the software update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the appropriate profile from the Apple Dev Center. The update also includes optimizations for using iOS apps on M1-based Macs.
In the Reminders application, lists can be sorted by due or created date, priority or title, and you can also print the lists. Apple Music has a new For You section and an autoplay option. You can find out more about all the innovations here.
You can install the watchOS 7.4 update if you have a developer profile. To download, you need the Apple Watch app on your iPhone. During the installation of the update, the smart watch must be charged at least 50 percent, and also connected to a charger.
The tvOS 14.5 operating system update for fourth and fifth generation Apple TVs can be downloaded via a profile from Xcode. This update adds support for PS5 and Xbox Series X controllers. Apple is starting to enforce its new transparency rules for tracking user activity in apps. Developers will have to ask permission from users for permission to access their random advertising IDs, which are known as IDFAs. Otherwise, the new version will be aimed at improving stability and increasing performance.