iOS 8 Beta 5 And OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 Seeded To Developers

Two months after revealing iOS 8 to the public at WWDC, Apple has now seeded the 5th beta of the software to developers. The last beta was released two weeks ago and brought about some changes to the UI and various system apps.


iOS 8 beta 5 update has the build number 12A4345d and weighs in at 268 MB if you opt for the OTA update method. If you’re an iOS developer, you can also try out the beta by downloading it from the iOS Developer portal. Early adopters have noticed plenty of new changes in beta 5, such as new iCloud icons, updated Health app, a new SMS Relay option for the Continuity feature in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite and more. For more on what’s new, you can go through the official iOS 8 beta 5 release notes.

Apple also released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 alongside iOS 8 beta 5 today. The Yosemite Developer previews have been following the same timeline as iOS 8 betas.


Notable changes in Developer Preview 5 include a new look for System Preferences Top Bar, Volume/Brightness HUD and Calculator. The update also inlcudes newer versions of Xcode, OS X Server, and Apple Configurator. You can download OS X Yosemite DP 5 from the Mac App Store or by visiting the Apple Mac Developer portal.

Let us know if you find any other changes in iOS 8 beta 5 and OS X Yosemite Developer preview 5.

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  • hackamac17

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