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The Apple Developer app gets ready for WWDC22 with a huge new update

Apple Highlights From Wwdc19 Craig Federighi Unveils Ios13
Apple Highlights From Wwdc19 Craig Federighi Unveils Ios13 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has updated its Apple Developer app with new features including support for SharePlay.
  • The Apple Developer app is available on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. There are even iMessage stickers.
  • The new update is available in the App Store ahead of June 6's WWDC22 kick-off.

Apple has today updated the Apple Developer app, available for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, as it gets ready for WWDC22. The big event will kick off on June 6 and Apple has made sure that its developer app is now ready for the big day.

With WWDC expected to see the announcement of iOS 16, macOS 13, watchOS 9, and more, all eyes will be on that June 6 opening keynote to see what Apple unveils. But beyond that, WWDC is an event that allows developers to learn about what Apple is working on for those new updates, including changes that they can leverage with their apps. This new Apple Developer app is to help those developers get as much out of a virtual WWDC as possible. Changes include support for SharePlay and more.

Thank you for your feedback! New in this release:

  • Explore all WWDC22 has to offer, including session videos, Digital Lounges, 1-on-1 labs, Coding & Design Challenges, and more.
  • Sign up for interactive activities like Digital Lounges and labs directly inside the Developer app.
  • Watch videos together using SharePlay.

Developers who already have the Apple Developer app installed will be able to get the update now via the App Store. Everyone else can now download the app for free (opens in new tab) on their various devices.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.