Apple releases iOS 12 beta 5, includes lyrics in Apple Music search, new FaceTime sounds

iOS 12 beta 5

Apple has released the iOS 12 beta 5 update to app developers. The last update, iOS 12 beta 4, was released on July 17. Today’s build number is 16A5339e.

Announced that the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, iOS 12 introduces new tools like Memoji, Screen Time, and many more. It has also received a performance update.

If you’re a registered app developer, you can download iOS 12 beta 5 by going to into the Settings app under General > Software Update on the iPhone and iPad.

Newly discovered in iOS 12 beta 5:

  • Battery Health is no longer in beta
  • New tones in FaceTime when connecting and disconnecting
  • Lyrics highlighted in Apple Music search
  • New splash screen in Photos

Apple plans on releasing iOS 12 to the public this fall alongside updated versions of macOS, tvOS, and watchOS.