Apple seeds second beta of iOS 17.5 to developers

Apple has released the second beta of iOS 17.5 for testing purposes. The incremental beta comes out two weeks after the release of the first beta. The update carries several changes and enhancements.

Apple plants the newest beta on the iPhone with a 21F5058e build number, with the incremental beta weighing around 560MB of download size.

If you are a developer or want to try out the new features, then you can update your iPhone to the developer beta. In case your iPhone is running on the first beta, then you will receive the incremental beta.

In addition to iOS 17.5, Apple also kicked off the new beta of iPadOS 17.5, tvOS 17.5, macOS Sonoma 14.5, visionOS 1.2, and watchOS 10.5.

Moving to the changes, then one of the biggest changes coming with iOS 17.5’s second beta is the ability to download apps directly from websites (the change is limited to EU users only), the home screen gets a new podcast app widget, Apple News+ subscribers can play Quartiles, which is a new daily word game, other than that, there are system-wide enhancements.

If you have an eligible iPhone and want to test the new iOS beta build, you can opt for the beta in Settings > General > Software Update.

Currently, the update is available for developers but soon it will be available to public beta testers as well. Once the update is available you can download and install it on your phone.

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