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Apple seeds iOS 8.4 beta 4 to developers

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Apple seeds iOS 8.4 beta 4 to developers

Apple seeded iOS 8.4 beta 4 to developers this afternoon. It is to be had in an instant to the ones developers operating iOS 8.4 beta 3 by the use of Settings → General → Software Update. It could also be now to be had as a download from Apple’s redesigned Developer Portal.

The iOS 8.4 beta 4 unlock, that is construct 12H4125a, comes just about a month after iOS 8.4 beta 3. Apple introduced at the day prior to this’s WWDC keynote, that its new Apple Music streaming carrier used to be set to debut on June thirtieth. This signifies that we’ll see the general model of iOS 8.4, during which Apple Music will formally arrive to the general public, sooner than the top of the month.

Here's what is new:

App Extensions

  • App extensions want an arm64 slice to run on 64-bit units. If you check out to run the armv7 slice on a 64-bit tool it gained’t paintings.
  • Apps want to have an arm64 slice if the package accommodates a framework that each the app and the app extension hyperlink towards.


Fixed in Beta 4
  • Using Siri to keep an eye on iTunes Radio does now not paintings on this beta.
Known Issues
  • Home Sharing and Genius Mixes don't seem to be lately to be had.
  • AirPlay streaming would possibly not paintings.
  • It’s now not imaginable to get started a station from a music or artist.
  • Station sharing for iTunes Radio isn't to be had.
  • The iTunes Radio tab would possibly swiftly seem inside of Search, despite the fact that iTunes Radio isn't to be had for your usa.
  • The Music app would possibly put out of your mind its position while you move to the Home monitor and are available again.
  • Ads in iTunes Radio would possibly show on most sensible of Up Next.
  • The downloaded icon isn't displayed in Songs view at the iPad while you choose “Make Available Offline.”


Known Issue
  • “Play <Song> Siri” requests from an eye are failing for a couple of days while the iPhone has a brand new set up of iOS 8.4. Workaround: Request playback of Artists or Albums as an alternative of a selected music.


When linking towards iOS 8.3 or later, any code that is dependent upon format knowledge (such because the body) of a UIButton subview while the button isn't within the window hierarchy will want to ship layoutIfNeeded to the button ahead of retrieving format knowledge (akin tobutton.titleLabel.body) to make certain that the format values are up to date.


Known Issues
  • Content saved in iCloud would possibly not seem on your library after signing in.


I trojan horse the place steady historical past region updates fail to update has been resolved. If your Watch app is determined by steady history region updates to serve as, it is strongly recommended that you simply update your WatchKit extension deployment goal to iOS 8.3 and post your app with Xcode 6.3.
Known Issues

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