Public Beta

Apple seeds first iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 betas to public beta testers

A scene from the June 6 WWDC 2022 keynote, with Apple's software chief Craig Federighi standing in front of a slide showcasing the iOS 16 icon

Apple introduced iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 back in June, during the keynote for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference. Right after that event wrapped up, the company seeded the first developer betas for the upcoming software updates. Which means public beta testers have had to wait until July to get their chance with the prerelease software. The good news is, the wait is over.

Apple releases first iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8 public betas

Apple is already a couple of developer betas in for the next big updates to its major platforms, but the time has finally arrived for the first public betas to make their way out into the wild. Which means folks who want to jump on board the bandwagon super early, while the software is still potentially rough, you can do just that.

How to remove the Feedback Assistant app from iOS beta devices

Feedback Assistant iPad No Jiggle

The Feedback Assistant is an app that comes along with joining the program and installing the beta version of iOS on your device. The app gives you an easy way to pass along issues you find and sends information like diagnostic files to Apple.

Once you finally finish with the public beta and update your device to the commercial version of iOS, you may notice that the Feedback Assistant is still there. So how do you get rid of it when there’s no option to delete it? That’s what we’re here to show you.