iOS 7 fifth beta improvements

iOS 7 beta 5 (11A4449a) was released to developers early today. This beta expires on Sunday, October 6, 2013 @ 12AM (GMT). If you’d like to install it, we’ve got a guide we’re updating with download links here. Here’s the most comprehensive list of all the changes the fifth beta of iOS 7 has to offer (see images after the list):

  • Icons in Settings app have been completely redesigned
  • Boot screen is now the same color as your phone, with either black of white logos. (Hint at chromatic iPhone 5C?)
  • New Yahoo! branding in Notification Center for Stocks and Weather
  • New system-wide Twitter icon
  • System-wide performance improvements
  • New banner notification pull-down UI
  • Option to disable Control Center within apps
  • Redesigned ‘Power off’ slider
  • Redesigned buttons in Phone app’s in-call screen
  • Improved animation across entire OS
  • Tweaked blur and transparency UI across entire OS
  • New on/off switch for labels in Settings > General > Accessibility
  • Tweaked options in Camera app; now feels much more smooth
  • Slightly changed filters within the Camera App
  • Improved camera access from the Lock screen
  • iPhone/iPad unlocking sound is gone
  • Messages conversation only shows the first name (can be changed in Mail, Contacts, Calendars settings)
  • Long carrier names scroll back and forth in the the status bar
  • App Store app now shows a + for universal apps
  • New month indicator in Calendar app when scrolling fast through the months
  • You can now download additional dictionaries (select a word and tap “define” then “manage”)
  • Parallax and Dynamic Wallpapers are no longer available on iPhone 4
  • Weather conditions are not animated on iPhone 4
  • iOS now requests user consent for apps to use audio input on all iOS 7 devices.

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