Apple releases first tvOS 11.3 public beta for Apple TV

In addition to iOS 11.3 public beta 1, Apple has released the first tvOS 11.3 public beta for Apple TV (fourth gen) and Apple TV 4K.

The new public beta follows two days after the release of tvOS 11.2.5 for all customers. When used with iOS 11.2.5 on iPhone and iPad, content playing on tvOS 11.2.5 appears as a Now Playing option in Control Center.

Here’s what’s new in tvOS 11.3 beta so far:

  • Apple TV shows up in Home app with tvOS 11.3, doesn’t work as hub for automation and remote access without tvOS 11.3 on iOS 11.3, AirPlay 2 also working 
  • Apple TV (fourth gen) now supports frame rate matching, previously required Apple TV 4K
  • Match Content has been improved per release notes
  • New Privacy explainer at launch
  • Apple TV location now pulls from HomeKit rooms
  • See how your data is managed section

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