Apple releases beta 4 for iOS/iPadOS 16, macOS 13 Ventura, watchOS 9 and tvOS 16. Most notable addition is support for Live Activities.
Live Activities and ActivityKit won’t be included in the initial publicly released version of iOS 16, but will be publicly available in an update later this year. Once they’re publicly available, you can submit your apps with Live Activities to the App Store.Apple Developer
There are also updates on edit and unsend functionality in Messages:
- Unsend is available only for two minutes after messages was sent;
- Edited messages now show the log of edits.
Beta download: Operating Systems
- iOS & iPadOS 16 Beta 4 Release Notes
- macOS 13 Ventura Beta 4 Release Notes
- watchOS 9 Beta 3 Release Notes
- tvOS 16 Beta 4 Release Notes
- Xcode 14 Beta 4 Release Notes
- Developers Now Able to Create Live Activities for iOS 16 Lock Screen With Launch of ActivityKit Beta
- iOS 16 beta 4 reduces time limit for unsending iMessages, adds new edit log
- Edited iMessages in iOS 16 Now Display Original Text, Undo Send Limited to Two Minutes
- Everything new in iOS 16 beta 4: Messages history, Lock Screen, wallpapers, & more
- iOS 16 adds new wallpapers for the Home app, and you can download them here
- Everything New in iOS 16 Beta 4 For Lock Screen, iMessage, CarPlay, and More
Developer:Check new beta, try Live Activities framework.
QA engineer:Check new beta for regressions.
PM/DM:Check capabilities of Live Activities, consider adding support to existing and new apps.