Now it is possible to download iOS 8.3 beta using direct links as Apple company has just launched it to those registered with the iOS Developer program. The company has not released the final iOS 8.2 version to the public yet. The fifth beta of iOS 8.2 was seeded to developers last week and is still under testing. Due to recent reports Cupertino giant could launch iOS 8.2 next month, but before the Apple Watch release in April.
iOS 8.3 beta 1 has got the 12F5027d build number and is currently available for download via OTA update or the developer portal. iOS 8.3 seems to be compatible with all iPhone and iPad hardware that support existing versions of iOS 8.
While, primarily, iOS 8.2 focused on Apple Watch compatibility, iOS 8.3 could be aimed at more general improvements to iOS, or perhaps it may include support for future hardware, for example, an updated iPad or iPod touch. Although this is just speculation.
But due to recent reports early tests showed that the new iOS 8.3 beta brings some new features. This beta includes a brand new emoji picker also new emojis with the option to select skin tones. It also gains the Google’s two-step verification process for Google accounts. One new feature that was found in this beta is the CarPlay setup screen. This could mean that iOS 8.3 will bring wireless CarPlay support to iOS devices.
Developers can download iOS 8.1.3 beta using direct links along with updates to Xcode, from the iOS Developer Center.