A week after releasing iPadOS 17 beta 7, Apple is now seeding beta 8 to registered developers. As we near the final release of the upcoming operating system update, the company is now making new updates available on a weekly basis.
iPadOS 17 beta brings a revamp to the Lock Screen. There are stock wallpapers like Astronomy and Kaleidoscope, or you can choose a photo from your library. This system also brings an all-new motion effect for Live Photos that makes your Lock Screen feel more dynamic when you wake the iPad and settles into your Home Screen when unlocked.
iPadOS 17 beta also introduces Live Activities, which helps you stay on top of things happening in real time, such as food orders, flights, sports scores, and more.
In addition, widgets on your Lock Screen allow you to see information like the weather, time, date, battery levels, or upcoming events at a glance. There are also interactive widgets on your Home Screen, which let you play music, turn off the lights, and more right from a widget.
iPadOS 17 beta introduces the Health app with a design optimized for a larger display. You can see rich details in favorites, review trends and highlights, and use interactive charts. You can create medication reminders, track your menstrual cycle, and log symptoms right from your iPad.
In addition, Safari got lots of new features. Now, you can create a profile to keep your browsing, history,