AirPods beta firmware for Apple Developer Program members enables development of features on iOS and macOS for AirPods. This program also enables debugging of issues by Apple with on-in log collection. This release includes improvements to Automatic Switching and various bug and stability fixes.
Once installed on your AirPods, the beta software cannot be removed. Your device will continue to run this software until an updated non-beta software version is released. In the meantime, you will automatically receive any additional beta software updates as long as you have enabled your AirPods to receive them using the installation steps below
● AirPods 2nd generation
● AirPods 3rd generation
● AirPods Pro
● AirPods Max
● iPhone running iOS 16 beta software
● Mac running macOS 13 beta and Xcode 14 beta software A supported AirPods device
1. Pair your AirPods with your iPhone a. Verify that your AirPods are connected to your iPhone
2. Enable your AirPods to receive beta software a. Connect your iPhone to your Mac through a Lightning cable b. Launch Xcode 14 beta on your Mac c. On your iPhone, go to Settings → Developer and then choose Pre-Release Beta Firmware under the AirPods Testing section d. Read and follow the on-screen instructions for enrolling into the beta program. Please be patient as it may take up to 24 hours to receive and install these updates.
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