Apple has released iOS 11.3 developer beta 3 and it is now available for download. The release comes a day after iOS 11.2.6’s release and 2 weeks after iOS 11.3 beta 2. If you are a developer who is already beta testing iOS 11.3, then you can download the update by going to Settings > General > Software Update on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
If you want to install iOS 11.3 beta for the first time, then you can download the configuration profile from Apple developer website and install iOS 11.3 beta. General public can also try out iOS 11.3 through Apple’s Public Beta Program.
iOS 11.3 update brings several significant features to iOS 11.3 including four new Animoji for iPhone X, Battery Health feature for iPhones, Health Record feature, Business Chat for iMessage, Messages in the Cloud, ARKit 1.5 with support for vertical surfaces and more.
The Battery Health feature was announced along with iOS 11.3 however it was only added in iOS 11.3 beta 2. It allows users to turn off the iOS throttling feature that causes their iPhone to slow down in order to get better battery life and prevent unexpected shutdowns.
iOS 11.3 beta 3’s change log reads it brings bug fixes and improvements. We are downloading the update and will update this post if any new features are discovered.
- Unlike the previous beta, iOS 11.3 Beta 3 is available for iPod touch 6th generation.
- Bug fix for deleting messages introduced in beta 2.
- iOS 11.3 will no longer pair HomePod in stereo mode.
- AirPlay 2 features removed.
Alongside iOS 11.3 beta 3, Apple has also beta 3 for macOS 10.13.4 and tvOS 11.3.