Download: iOS 10.3.2 Public Beta 1 Released

Apple has just made available to download iOS 10.3.2 public beta 1 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices to those registered on the company’s Beta Software Program portal.

This release comes only a day after Apple released developer beta 1 of iOS 10.3.2, watchOS 3.2.2, macOS 10.12.5 and tvOS 10.2.1, and two days after the company released final versions of iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, tvOS 10.2 and watchOS 3.2 to general consumers.

The release not only signifies Apple’s intentions to get up and running almost immediately with the progression of iOS 10 ahead of an iOS 11 announcement at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, but also instantly widens the pool of testers putting this latest version of the platform through its paces.

Given the fact that Apple only recently released iOS 10.3 to the general public in the last few days, a launch of iOS 10.3.2 was highly unexpected, but very welcome for those who love nothing more than jumping into a new release and sifting through what’s new, and what’s been improved and fixed.

Of course, as you might expect, iOS 10.3.2 is very much a minor point release, and as such doesn’t really come with any notable outward-facing changes, and is more focused on streamlining what is already there.

The biggest improvement, and one which Apple has chosen to mention in its release notes, comes with a direct benefit to iOS device and vehicle owners, with iOS 10.3.2 now ensuring that “the new SiriKt car commands should now work as expected.” Additionally, there’s now a new prompt put in place that alerts the user when an app or service is trying to make a telephone, FaceTime, or FaceTime audio call via a URL schema. This latest pre-release seed also brings minor changes to WebKit, meaning that Mobile Safari now supports the reduced motion facility which can be introduced and supported by third-party website developers.

Apple hasn’t given any indication on how many beta releases we can expect with iOS 10.3.2, but for now the first in a likely number of releases is here and now available to public testers. Those who are registered on the beta program are able to grab the latest download right now for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch hardware from Settings > General > Software Update section. Those new to public beta though will have to head over to to get started.

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