iOS 9.3 Beta Released: Download and Install Latest Apple Developer Software Your iPhone, iPad and iPod

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Apple released the iOS 9.3 beta 1 for iPhone iPad and iPod to developers on Monday, January 11, 2016. Direct links to download and install the latest developer software can be found here. Apple

Apple has released its first iOS 9.3 beta to developers on Monday, Jan. 11. Though the public version of the beta has yet to release, developers may now download and install the latest iOS 9.3 beta via the download links at Apple’s developer portal or OTA. In addition to the iOS 9.3 beta, Apple has also seeded watchOS 2.2, tvOS 9.2, and OS X 10.11.4 betas to developers as well.

If you need to learn how to become registered as a developer to download the iOS 9.3 betas, check the instructions at the bottom of the article. If you are registered as an Apple developer you can download any device ISPW here: https://developer.apple.com/devcenter/ios/index.action 

What’s New in the iOS 9.3 Beta?

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A new page announcing a soon-to-come set of educator tools for iPad released the same time as the iOS 9.3 developer beta which may indicate the beta includes the new educational tools. Photo: Apple

While we don’t yet know what's changed in the iOS 9.3, there is a good chance some of it may have something to do with making the iPad a more powerful tool for educators as a new page devoted to iOS in Education has appeared on the official website. In addition, iOS 9.3 beta appears to give users the option to pair more than one Apple watch to a device.

UPDATE: Apple has released a preview of what's ahead in iOS 9.3. Check out the details, here.

How to Register for an Apple Developer's Account, Download iOS 9.3 Beta on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

1. To get an iOS developer account, you must visit the Apple website and purchase a developer account. The cost is $99 a year for an Apple developer's account.

2. You will also need to register your developer device in the iOS Development Center to authenticate the device.

3. Before downloading the iOS 9.3 beta, back up your files on iTunes. This is a precaution just in case the device crashes and loses your data and you have to start from scratch, you can grab the backup from iTunes.

4. Once you satisfied all of the above requirements and procedures, you can then proceed to the actual downloading and installing of iOS 9.3 beta.

5. WARNING: Keep in mind that when preparing to test a beta version of the iOS 9.3 software, you will want to use an alternate device - not your main or personal device as bugs in the beta can cause crashes or even "bricking" of the device.

6. The iOS 9.3 beta currently supports iPhone 5 (CDMA and GSM and global GSM), iPhone 4S, and iPod Touch 5th Generation, iPad 2, 3 and 4, as well as iPad Mini and newer devices like the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPad Air, iPhone 6, 6 Plus and 6S.

As you update to the latest iOS 9.3 beta, please be sure to return and share what's new or changed in the latest beta in the comments section below.

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