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iOS 7 Beta 7 Release Expected Today

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The iOS 7 beta 7 release date is reportedly set for today, delivering the final iOS 7 beta in time for testing before a Gold Master that is expected at the rumored September 10th iPhone 5S event.

The iOS 7 beta release cycle is expected to come back to Monday, with the iOS 7 beta 7 release arriving at 1 PM eastern, 10 AM Pacific, for developers registered as part of the Apple Developer program.

Update: The IOS 7 beta 7 release is still in the wind, but could come later today.

Rumors previously targeted an iOS 7 beta 6 release this week, but Apple pushed that out late Thursday night as an emergency fix for an iCloud issue, bumping a bigger fix of the iOS 7 beta to today.

Read: iPhone 5S Launch Date: What Not to Expect

Apple announced iOS 7 at WWDC in June, and kicked off an iOS 7 beta program that developers are using to test the new features and design. many developers are already planning iOS 7 app updates and over half will require iOS 7 to use their new app versions.

The iOS 7 beta 7 release date is expected today. Apple continues to add new features and design tweaks to iOS 7 as we approach a fall release.

The iOS 7 beta 7 release date is expected today. Apple continues to add new features and design tweaks to iOS 7 as we approach a fall release.

BGR reports this morning that the iOS 7 beta 7 release is set for today, claiming the file is already in the hands of Apple Partners who have early access to the files.

The iOS 7 beta 7 reportedly comes with a higher build number that indicates a new version of iOS 7. While we don’t yet know what will be new in the iOS 7 beta 7, it is likely the last beta Apple will push out before locking down the iOS 7 release into a Gold Master.

Rumors point to an iOS 7 Gold Master or GM arriving on September 5th for some partners and to developers on September 5th after Apple shows off new iPhone models and likely several hidden iOS 7 features which it kept internal to the Apple IOS development team.

Read: 50 IOS 7 Features You’ll Actually Care About

The video below shows iOS 7 on the iPad, highlighting new features, including a new look, new icons, animations, new multitasking and more.

This would give Apple a week or so to test the iOS 7 GM for any final bugs that could get in the way of a public release. Apple could be planning an iOS 7 release to the public on September 18th ahead of an iPhone 5S release date. The iOS 7 update is planned for the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPod touch 5th generation.

Josh Smith is Editor of GottaBeMobile and Notebooks.com. He's always looking for ways to help you get the most of your gear and loves to talk about tech on radio and TV. Josh uses an iOS and Android devices as well as Mac and Windows Computers. Josh Smith on Google+ Email: [email protected]

4 Comments

  1. John Mclean (@johnsmagicsmile)

    08/19/2013 at 7:13 pm

    hope ios 7 comes out soon iphone 5 boring

  2. Gordon Macgillivray

    08/21/2013 at 2:46 am

    Can anyone get ios7 beta version

    • Sam

      08/21/2013 at 9:25 am

      Yes you can. You need to find the file on google specifically made for your phone.

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