Apple has surprisingly released the third beta of iOS 7.1 today as they usually delivers beta builds on Mondays. The update comes three weeks later the release of beta 2.

The Beta 3 build 11d5127c is available now to all registered Apple developers via OTA (over the air update), following Setting > General > Software Update on the developer device that currently have iOS 7 installed or they can download from as well.

According to the iOS 7.1 beta 3 change log, the release doesn’t have any significant changes or feature additions except few bug fixes such as:

  • iCloud: Creating a new iCloud account during setup assistant should no longer give you an error when you enable iCloud Keychain.
  • Music App: Audiobooks now play as expected.

The update also includes Xcode 5.1 Developer Preview 3 and a new version of the Apple TV beta software.

In related news, it’s being said that Apple is gearing up to release the iOS 7.1 sometime in March, even though there’s no official word yet on the public release.

Developers let us know what you think of the new beta in the comments.