Apple has finally seen fit to release the iOS 16.6, iPadOS 16.6, watchOS 9.6, tvOS 16.6 and macOS 13.4 release candidates to developers. The latest update comes a week after Apple released the latest beta to developers. Apple's release candidate builds are usually the last updates before the update is released to the general public. If you are a registered developer, you can download the latest update for free on your compatible device.
Apple Seeds releases candidate builds of iOS 16.6, iPadOS 16.6, watchOS 9.6, tvOS 16.6 and macOS 13.4 to developers for testing
iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6 release candidates can be downloaded on your compatible iPhone and iPad by going to Settings > General > Software Update > Beta Updates . Simply download the relevant update and follow the on-screen instructions to install it. To download the latest version, make sure your Apple ID is linked to your developer account.
Other than iOS 16.6, Apple has also seeded the release candidate or RC build of watchOS 9.6. watchOS 9.6 can be downloaded to Apple Watch via the dedicated Apple Watch app on iPhone. Just head over to General > Software Update > Beta Updates and download the release candidate build. Make sure your Apple Watch meets all the prerequisites for installing a watchOS update.
Alongside watchOS 9.6 and iOS 16.6, macOS 13.4 can be downloaded to your Mac via a profile that you can install using the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is installed, head over to the Software Update section of System Settings to start the download process.
Finally, Apple has also released the release candidate build of the tvOS 16.6 update to developers. The latest update can be downloaded using a profile that you can download through Xcode on Mac. As for what's new, the latest updates focus on bug fixes and performance improvements. In addition, if Apple does not release the second iteration of the release candidate build, iOS 16.6, watchOS 9.6 and other updates will be released to the general public next week.
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