What’s new in iOS 4.2 Beta 3

Apple recently released iOS 4.2 Bata 3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for the developers. The second beta of iOS 4.2 was released on 28th September which had new features like new multitasking animation for apps and Game Center badge in the App Store. The build number of this version is 8C5115c. iOS 4.1 beta 3 is of 550MB for iPad , 626MB for iPhone and 618 for iPod touch.


Is is expected that Apple will launch iOS 4.2 in November and looks like they will release it on time as they are throwing out new betas quickly. iOS 4.2 beta 3 has some new features:

  • Previous beta release had some bugs and some testers found it a bit slow but the latest beta release looks faster and things are working smoothly in this version. The multitasking tray shows up quickly and the animation in Beta 3 is better then the Beta 2.
  • The next new feature is for iPhone users as it has more SMS tones then the previous beta version had. Check out the video below to see the new SMS tones.
  • It has some new wallpapers.4.2 Beta 3 - walls
    4.2 Beta 3 - bubbles
  • This version has some new restrictions like turning off multiplayer games and adding friends functionality of Game Center.
    4.2 Beta 3 - restrictions
  • It also has a new look for mute switcher.
    4.2 Beta 3 - mute

[via macstories]

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