Apple Seeds iOS 5 Beta 3 to Developers

by Mahesh Kukreja · 1 comment

in Apple


Apple has just seeded iOS 5 Beta 3 Build 9A5259f to Apple Developers. iOS 5 Beta 3 is available for the following devices:

  • iPad
  • iPad 2
  • iPhone 4 GSM + CDMA
  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPod Touch 3G & 4G
  • Apple TV

iOS 5 Beta 3

This version is available only to registered Apple Developers ($99 / year). Apple has also released iTunes 10.5 beta 3 for Mac and a new iCloud beta for Lion as well as Xcode 4.2 Developer Preview 3.

What’s New in iOS 5 Beta 3?

  • There are no OTA updates in iOS 5 Beta 3.
  • iMessage beta 3 will only be able to communicate with iMessage beta 2, not beta 1
  • Modal alerts don’t appear for iMessages
  • Sending an MMS of large videos does not work
  • In this beta FaceTime icon is missing in Settings on the iPhones

You can check the whole change log for iOS 5 Beta 3 on BGR.

What About iOS 5 Beta 3 Jailbreak?

Apple has just seeded this release. The iPhone Dev Team will soon find a way around to jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3. Wait for the updated redsn0w and sn0wbreeze to jailbreak your iDevice running iOS 5 Beta 3.

The iPhone Dev Team has released updated redsn0w to jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3. iH8sn0w has also released the updated version of sn0wbreeze to jailbreak iOS 5 Beta 3 while preserving older basebands. Note that the jailbreak is tethered for all the devices except iPhone 3GS (Old Bootrom).

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