News: Apple Just Released the 4th Public Beta for iOS 13.2

Apple Just Released the 4th Public Beta for iOS 13.2

Apple's upcoming update for iOS 13 adds a host of fun new features, piggy-backing on the changes both iOS 13.1 and iOS 13 brought to the table. When you update, expect new emojis, Deep Fusion on 2019 iPhone cameras, among so much else. Want in on the action? Apple just released the fourth public beta for iOS 13.2 today, Wednesday, Oct. 23.

This update isn't necessarily news. Apple released dev beta 4 at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) today, meaning we likely know everything there is to know about the software. What is news is that we public testers now have access to the update, so we can explore the new OS ourselves.

Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be much to this update. Apple doesn't even include any context in its release notes, the second update in a row it's done so. While anything's possible, it's likely we've seen all iOS 13.2 has to offer already. From now until the official release, we expect these updates will simply contain bug fixes and other stability patches:

iOS & iPadOS 13.2 Beta 4 Release Notes

Update your apps to use new features, and test your apps against API changes


The iOS & iPadOS 13.2 SDK provides support for developing apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running iOS & iPadOS 13.2. The SDK comes bundled with Xcode 11.2 beta available from Beta Software Downloads. For information on the compatibility requirements for Xcode 11.2 beta, see Xcode 11.2 Beta Release Notes.


There are no release notes for this software update.

To download and install iOS 13.2 public beta 4, sign up through Apple's beta site, download and install the configuration profile, then update over the air. If you already have the profile, go to Settings –> General –> Software Update to begin the installation of the latest beta build, or you can wait until it installs automatically if "Automatic Updates" is enabled.

Just updated your iPhone? You'll find new features for Podcasts, News, Books, and TV, as well as important security improvements and fresh wallpapers. Find out what's new and changed on your iPhone with the iOS 17.5 update.

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