News: See What's New in iOS 10 Beta 3 for iPhone

See What's New in iOS 10 Beta 3 for iPhone

With the next iPhone release around the corner, Apple is hard at work getting iOS 10 squared away. On Monday, July 18, they issued the third beta of iOS 10 to developers, which should be released within a few days to those using the iOS 10 public beta.

iOS 10 beta 3 isn't a huge update on the surface, but there are a few noticeable changes to the operating system in this iteration. So if you want to check all the details out for yourself on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, make sure to register for the iOS 10 public beta if you haven't done so already to get it installed, then follow along below to see what's new on your device.

1. AR Works for Pokémon GO

Augmented reality now works on Pokémon GO, although it seems that the consensus leans towards leaving it off, since it's easier to catch Pokémon without it, and doesn't drain your battery as much.

Image via Redmond Pie

Want more Pokémon GO tips? Check out all our guides here:

2. 'Downloaded Music' Is Back in Apple Music

The "Download" section in Apple Music is now back to "Downloaded Music" and is optional, so you can decide if and how it shows in the main Library tab of the Music app.

3. The Keyboard Click & Lock Sounds Return

Present in beta 1 but absent from beta 2, the toggles for Lock Sounds and Keyboard Clicks are back in beta 3.

4. 'Rest Finger to Open' Actually Works

Introduced in beta 2, "Rest Finger to Unlock" is now "Rest Finger to Open"—and it works well this time around. Before, it only worked intermittently, or not at all like you would have thought. Now, it's just like how it was in iOS 9!

(1) iOS 10 beta 2. (2) iOS 10 beta 3.

5. The Clock Changes in Lock Screen Widgets View

When on the Widget screen, after scrolling past the first widget, the clock shifts from big text to residing in the status bar next to the lock icon.

6. Siri Has an App Support Page

Because Siri is now open to third-party developers, your device will let you know which apps are using it and the data associated with its use. Simply head to Setting -> Siri -> App Support.

7. 3D Touch for Third-Party Apps Includes App's Name

When using 3D Touch to open an app's Quick Actions on your home screen, the actions will now list the app's name as well. For example, "Share" becomes "Share Twitter."

So that's it, all the new stuff in iOS beta 3. With the iPhone 7 set to be released in the Fall, we'd guess the final sets of betas of iOS 10 to be more polish than substance. Stay tuned.

Just updated your iPhone? You'll find new emoji, enhanced security, podcast transcripts, Apple Cash virtual numbers, and other useful features. There are even new additions hidden within Safari. Find out what's new and changed on your iPhone with the iOS 17.4 update.

Cover photo by Justin Meyers/Gadget Hacks; screenshots by Faisal Hussain/Gadget Hacks

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