Apple keeps publishing beta versions for upcoming releases which are now expected in September. Beta 6 and 7 for iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and watchOS were released recently. Notably, macOS 12 Monterey is currently still at beta 5 level.

One of the major changes is related to SharePlay – it is currently disabled and will not be available at launch.

Other important change is again related to Safari, Apple keeps updating controversial design and now allows to put address bar back to top of the screen.

Beta download: Beta Software Downloads

Release notes: iOS & iPadOS 15 Beta 7 Release Notes, tvOS 15 Beta 7 Release Notes, watchOS 8 Beta 7 Release Notes

Reference: Apple Seeds Sixth Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15 to Developers, iOS 15 beta 6 and iPadOS 15 beta 6 now rolling out to developers, Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of tvOS 15 to Developers, iOS 15 beta 6 redesigns Safari yet again with new address bar on top, Everything New in iOS 15 Beta 6: SharePlay Disabled, Safari Redesigned and More, Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of watchOS 8 to Developers, Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of tvOS 15 to Developers, Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of watchOS 8 to Developers, Apple Seeds Seventh Betas of iOS and iPadOS 15 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available], Apple release iOS 15 beta 7 as public release nears

Recommendations

Developer:

Check new beta API. Use development profile for SharePlay if needed.

QA engineer:

Use development profile if SharePlay testing is required.

PM/DM:

Communicate feature availability to stakeholders.

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