Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 2 to Developers With Night Shift Toggle and more

Apple has just seeded the second beta of iOS 9.3 to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the first iOS 9.3 beta and more than a month since the public release of iOS 9.2.

iOS 9.3 is a major update to the iOS 9 operating system, which includes several new features and improvements such as Night Shift mode that makes use of the iOS device’s clock and geolocation to automatically shift the colors in the display to warmer end of the spectrum to reduce exposure to bright blue light in the event, to make it easier on your eyes.

iOS 9.3 also includes the ability to password and Touch ID protect Notes, revamped News app, new 3D Touch Quick Actions for stock apps like Weather, Settings, Compass, Health, App Store, and iTunes Store, ability to duplicate the Live Photo as a still image, improvements to the Health app, Apple Music support in CarPlay and new Classroom app, which gives includes the ability to manage multiple Apple ID logins for iOS devices, allowing multiple students to utilize the same device with individualized profiles.


New in iOS 9.3 beta 2 is the addition of a Night Shift toggle in Control Center. Now you can activate the feature, which changes the temperature of your device’s screen based on how light or dark your current environment is, by tapping on the icon in CC. You can simply toggle the mode on and off, or choose to have it stay on until the next day.

Also new in iOS 9.3 beta 2:

  • Revamped Night Shift settings panel in the Settings app.
  • Apple Watch companion app now shows current Watch face.
  • Removed ‘Set Wallpaper’ option from Settings app Quick Action menu.
  • New toggle in Music settings panel: ‘Add Playlist Songs to My Music.’
  • New 3D Touch Quick Actions for Tips app.

We’ll update the post if we find any new feature or changes. If you see something noteworthy that we missed, let us know in the comments below.

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 2 to Developers With Night Shift Toggle and more

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