iOS 13 beta 3 and iPadOS beta 3 released to developers [Features and changes]

Apple has released iOS 13 beta 3 and iPadOS beta 3 to developers. The update is now available via Apple Developer Center as well as an over-the-air update for compatible devices. However, this update is not available for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus yet, as per Apple’s release notes.

iOS 13 and iPadOS

iOS 13 beta 3

Here are all the updates and changes found in this new update:

  • Home app shows a new UI for secure recordings for cameras.
  • Long pressing on any device icon will show a tweaked animation.
  • New Apple Arcade screen in App Store. Still says coming soon.
  • A new FaceTime Attention Correction option makes it seem like you are looking at the camera, even when you are not. Works on iPhone XS/XS Max, iPhone XR and third-generation iPad Pro.
  • Archive button in Mail app is now purple.
  • New noise cancellation option in Control Center. Works with Beats Studio.
  • New Opacity option for iOS markup/screenshot tool.

iPadOS beta 3

  • In Split View, the pill shaped drag control on top of app windows changes based on its active state. It’s too subtle too notice though.

  • Mouse cursor size can now be changed. A smaller size can be used which looks much better than the previously huge mouse cursor.
  • When you loving press any tab in Safari, it will give an option to close other tabs as well as rearrange them by title or by website.
  • Users have reported that more devices now work via USB. Hopefully the list of compatible devices will keep increasing.
  • Undo, redo and other buttons above the keyboard have been redesigned.
  • You can now take full-page screenshots in other apps.

Update, July 9: Apple has released the second public beta for both iOS 13 and iPadOS, along with an updated developer beta which includes support for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Installing iOS 13 beta and iPadOS beta 3

Developer Beta

The developer beta can be installed using a beta profile from the Apple Developer Center. The membership costs $99/year. Alternatively, users can also download the complete IPSW firmware files which can be restored to an iOS device using iTunes.

Public beta

Public beta builds are usually more stable than developer builds and can be installed for free. The beta profile can be downloaded by signing up on

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