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Apple released iOS 8.4 Beta 3: repair the function of music

May 11, 2015 7:28PM PDT

Apple Corp push the third beta version of iOS 8.4 to developers today, two weeks apart from the second beta iOS 8.4released. At the same time, Apple also push second beta version of iOS 8.4 to users who participate in the beta program.

After released the official version of iOS 8.3 in April, iOS 8.4 begun to be test in mid-April. The Beta 3 version number is 12H4098c. Users with the test version can upgrade via OTA or download in the iOS developer center. In addition, Apple also released Xcode 6.4 Beta 3 to developers.

The biggest change of IOS8.4 is the addition of a new music application with a new design, showing the picture of the singer more intuitively. At the same time the new music application offers a new Mini player, a redesigned "playing" button, the new iTunes radio, the global search function and the personalized playlist.

According to the Instruction, iOS 8.4 Beta 3 has repaired a lot of problems, such as the more stable music application, but there are still some content to be repaired. For example, Siri cannot control iTunes radio, AirPlay flow can be interrupted, family sharing and Genius mixed tracks are not available, as well as some stability problems.

It is reported WWDC (Apple Worldwide Developers Conference) will be held in early June. iOS 9 may be released at that time, so iOS 8.4 is probably the final version of iOS 8. At the same time, Apple will also launch Beats-based music streaming service.

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