Today, Apple has seen fit to release the fourth beta of its upcoming watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 to developers. The new beta builds arrive two weeks after the company released the third beta and more than a month after the initial released of the firmware at WWDC 2019. If you're a registered developer, you can install the latest build right now from the Apple Developer Center. Let's dive in to see some more details on the new beta 4 of watchOS 6 and tvOS 13.
watchOS 6, tvOS 13 Beta 4 Released to Developers for Testing Purposes
The latest beta builds can be installed on your compatible devices right now. So if you're interested and are a registered developer, download the appropriate configuration profiles from the Apple Developer Center. If you're unfamiliar, keep on reading for more details.
watchOS 6 Beta 4
If you're interested in giving watchOS 6 beta 4 a swing for testing purposes, it can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center. Do take note that a proper configuration profile is required. Once you obtain the profile and set it up, the latest beta 4 can be downloaded on your Apple Watch via the dedicated Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Simply head over to Settings > Software Update and then follow the on-screen instructions.
watchOS 6 is a major update considering the number of features that it will bring to the table. For instance, developers have now been bestowed with the ability to develop standalone apps for the Apple Watch. In addition, Apple Watch apps are now way less dependent on the iPhone. Other than this, there are a number of new watch faces and Taptic Chimes. Other additions include new Complications, Siri enhancements, new apps and much more.
tvOS 13 Beta 4
As for tvOS 13, beta 4 can installed on your supported Apple TV devices. The new build can be installed on compatible Apple TV devices via a profile which is installed using Xcode on Mac.
tvOS 13 brings numerous new additions like multi-user support, updated Home screen which will make it easier for individuals to discover new content. In addition, full-screen video previews are added as well. The new Control Center will allow you to switch between profiles, along with aid in order to tinker numerous other settings like AirPlay, Now Playing widget, Search and more.
One of the major additions is building the base for Apple Arcade - the company's new gaming service that is coming to iOS, iPadOS, and macOS as well. Furthermore, there are several other improvements as well like support for Xbox Wireless Bluetooth Controllers along with PlayStation DualShock 4 Controller. There's a lot more than you can check out.
At this point in time, it might be too early to ask what the new beta holds. However, we will let you guys know as soon as developers are done tinkering with the new build. The company has also released iOS 13 and iPadOS beta 4, so do check that our as well.
This is all for now folks. Are you willing to install watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 beta 4 on your compatible devices? Share your views with us in the comments.