Apple Releases iOS 5 Beta 5 For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch & Apple TV To Developers

News | Monday August 1 2011 11:02 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

 (build 9A5288d) to developers of iOS Developer program. Apple usually released iOS Software update on a weekday, so today’s release caught us by surprise.

, iPod Touch 4th generation, iPod Touch 3rd generation, 
, which includes more than 200 features for 

, Wi-Fi Sync 
 and lots more. Apple has also improved the 
 in iOS 5. With iOS 5, users also won’t need a computer.
iOS 5 Beta 5 is also being offered over-the-air (OTA), which is 128MB in size, but Apple is recommending developers to first erase all content and settings on the iOS device:
To install iOS 5 beta 5 using over the air software update, you must first erase all content and settings on your device by choosing Settings > General > Reset > Erase All Content and Settings. 
Over the air software update can be initiated on devices running iOS 5 beta 3 and later by choosing Settings > General > Software Update.
Be sure to backup your devices using iTunes 10.5 beta 4 or through iCloud backup prior to installing iOS 5 beta 5. After installing iOS 5 beta 5, you can restore your device using either iTunes 10.5 beta 5 or through your iCloud backup.
We’re hearing reports that some users have been able to upgrade just fine without erasing the content and settings.
Apple has added a new Hearing Air Mode in the latest beta version, which can be enabled via the Settings app. Here’s a brief description of the feature:
Improves compatibility with hearing aids in some circumstances. May reduce 2G cellular coverage.
You can also checkout the video walkthrough by NatesTechUpdate, which provides a glimpse of some of the new changes in iOS 5:
We will let you know if the new beta version of iOS 5 reveals any other interesting new features, so stay tuned here at 

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