Find My has a new sound alert with iOS 16 beta 5

Apple on Monday launched iOS 16 beta 5 to builders. As we’re solely a month away from the official launch of iOS 16 to the general public, at present’s beta comes with solely a few minor modifications – though a few of them are fairly fascinating. Considered one of these modifications is a new sound alert utilized by the Find My app for when customers ping a misplaced iPhone or iPad.

Apple’s Find My app lets customers see the situation of their iPhone, iPad, Mac, and different Apple gadgets on a map. There, customers can lock a misplaced system and even ship a sound alert to it, in order that it’s simpler to seek out the system when it’s close to you.

For years, the sound alert from Find My was the identical, which was principally the sound of a traditional radar. With iOS 16 beta 5, Apple launched a new sound alert for the Find My app, which now has extra of a fashionable ringtone vibe. Customers working the most recent iOS 16 beta can now hear the new sound alert by pinging an iPhone or iPad via the Find My app or a paired Apple Watch.

In case you don’t have the iOS 16 beta put in in your gadgets, don’t fear. We’ve uploaded the new sound so you may hearken to it right here.

iOS 16 doesn’t convey any main modifications to Apple’s Find My app, aside from a new choice that lets customers uninstall the app in the event that they need to. After all, with out the Find My app, customers gained’t be capable to see the situation of their Apple gadgets, AirTags, or different appropriate equipment.

As well as, iOS 16 beta 5 launched at present for builders additionally introduces battery share within the system standing bar for contemporary iPhones. Because the iPhone X, Apple has eliminated the battery share from iPhones because the indicator didn’t match within the notch space. Now, the corporate has lastly given customers the choice to indicate the proportion throughout the battery icon.

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