iOS 10.3.3 Beta 5 – How The OS Has Changed?

    Quite surprisingly, yet another beta of iOS 10.3.3 has been released by Apple and it shows that even though iOS 11 has been unveiled at the WWDC event, Apple is showing interest in the improvement of iOS 10. Besides, there is still a lot to come as the mobile OS is continuously maturing with every release. Though there aren’t many major features incorporated in the new iOS 10.3.3 Beta 5, but still there are quite a few things to talk about.

    What’s Changed With iOS 10.3.3 Beta 5?

    iOS 10.3.3 Beta 5
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    Talking about the changes, release notes that came from Apple suggest that there isn’t much that has changed and they’re almost identical to ones that were distributed along with initial release as well as the four earlier beta versions. The iOS 10.3.3 Beta 5, however, comes with some fancy iPad Pro wallpapers that were part of beta 1 too.

    Notes & Known Issues

    Shared And Managed Devices

    Devices can’t be updated from remote servers as the feature is still under development and may not deliver expected results.


    When openURL: is invoked by some third party app on facetime://, facetime-audio:// or tell:// URL, a prompt shows up requiring confirmation prior to dialing.


    The SOS support is available in India only.


    The media query prefers-reduced-motion is now supported in Safari. With it the developers are now able to offer alternative page styles to be used by those sensitive to larger motion areas. Reduced motion preferences can be change by the users in System Preferences>Accessibility.

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    iOS 10.3 update doesn’t extend support for the SHA-1 signed certificates that are used in Safari for TLS and the WebKit included in the trust store of the OS. The SHA-1 certificates will be available for all the rest of TLS connections until the end of 2017. The change will not affect any signed root Certification Authority certificates, user-installed SHA-1 certificates and enterprise-distributed SHA-1 certificates.

    The installation of iOS 10.3.3 beta 5 will allow access to some security patches and bug fixes. Though the release doesn’t come up with something that can set your pulses racing, it’s important to plug the security holes and fix the bugs.

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