August 6th, 2014 by Rizwan Ashraf   Comments ( 0 )

Apple thrown the fifth beta version of its upcoming mobile operating system iOS 8 which lands with the number of changes, improvements and tweaks and of course the bug fixes to the previous beta version that was out on June 2nd.just like the previous beta versions the iOS 8 beta 5 comes with minor interface changes, improvements in speed and stability. Beta 5 released just after 2 weeks of its descendent iOS 8 beta 4.

See also: iPhone 6 Front Glass Pictures

The update is available as OTA for the devices which are already running on beta versions of iOS 8. iOS 8 beta 5 is available for iPod Touch (5th Gen) , iPhone 5s, 5C, iPhone 4S and iPad Air, mini, Retina, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2. Direct downloads links are also now live for registered developers having Apple’s developer account. Here we have brought you with what’s new in iOS 8 beta 5.

SMS Relay: SMS Relay is the new feature of Apple that lets iPad’s and Mac’s make calls and send text messages, in iOS 8 beta 5 your iPhone now prompts when an iPad or Mac tries to access your device’s messages which is actually great and necessary feature.

Health Kit: Spirometry has been added to the health kit, spirometry is the measuring of breath and it is one of the most common Pulmonary function test.

iCloud: A new look has been given to Icons of iCloud Drive, Keychain and Backup in the iCloud section.

Health App: Many changes and improvements have been done to the iOS 8 beta 5.Body Data icon has been changed, option to export health data and feature to show medical ID on Emergency Lock screen.

Keyboard: Predictive text can be turned on by using by pressing and holding the globe key on the keyboard.

Photos: There is now a “Last updated” notification which lets users know about when images were last synced to iCloud.

Wi-Fi calling: When Wi-Fi calling is in function it’s labeled as T-Mobile Wi-Fi on top of the screen.

Wallpaper Settings: Brightness toggle is removed from the Wallpaper section, Screen brightness can now be adjusted in Display and Brightness section n settings App.

However until the final/official release of iOS 8 which is expected to be 3rd quarter of September Apple will keep throwing beta versions with bug fixes and improvements. In every beta update Apple comes up with something new. Let’s see what Apple comes up with in the final version for that we have to wait until we have hands on Experience with iOS 8.Until than those of you have developers account get downloading folks.

Leave a Reply

You will be able to edit your comment after submitting.

Follow Me on Twitter