macOS Ventura Beta 6 Issues, Bugs Fixed, Features [Q & A]

macOS Ventura Beta 6

macOS Ventura Beta 6

Apple has finally released macOS Ventura Beta 6 build number 22A5331f. This update comes more than two weeks after Beta 5 and continues to fine tune macOS 13 for the public release expected this fall. Check out new features, issues as wells as bugs fixed!

macOS Ventura Beta 6 Issues

Before you decide to update to this release you can check the most common problems here:

  • 1. Touch ID not working properly after update on MacBook Pro M1 Pro. | Reported by 3adel_bassiony
  • 2. Safari search field too small when using compact tabs. | Reported by krantalon
    Fix: Go to Safari settings (preferences), click on Tabs and select Separate view and the Compact again.
  • 3. FaceTime opening every time macOS boots.
    Fix: Disable call forwarding to Mac from iPhone. On your iOS device go for Settings -> Phone -> Calls on Other Devices.
  • 4. Pasting link in Messages doesn’t work if copied from Safari or other apps.
    Fix: Exit Messages, return and paste again.
  • 5. Notes app crashes when selecting Quick Notes in the sidebar.
  • 6. Instapaper not working since Beta 6 update. | Reported by Gary F.
  • To be updated!

macOS Ventura Beta 6 Bugs Fixed

Problems addressed by this update are listed below:

  • powerd process overloading Mac and causing various issues (fan not stopping), seems to be fixed
  • Installing apps from TestFlight now works.
  • Highlighted search snippets remain visible after search is closed.
  • macOS Big Sur computers can now be updated to macOS Ventura beta, without having to upgrade to Monterey first.
  • To be updated!
  • Fact: For more details please check the Beta 6 Developer release notes over here.

macOS Ventura Beta 6 Features

Changes spotted in this update, when compared to the previous version are mentioned here:

  • To be updated!

macOS Ventura Beta 6 Update

This release is available for registered Apple Developers. Macs that have the macOS 13 Developer Beta profile installed will be able to detect the update in System Settings -> General -> Software Update.

Tip: To download and install the macOS Ventura Beta profile please inform yourself here.

Fact: If your Mac is enrolled in the Public Beta Software Program you have to wait a couple more hours until macOS Ventura Public Beta 4 is released. It will be an identical version with the Developer Beta 6.

Have you managed to install macOS Ventura Developer Beta 6? Did you spot any changes that aren’t mentioned in this article? What about bug fixes or new issues? Use the comments section and share your feedback.

Related: Apple has also rolled out iOS 16 Beta 7 (20A5356a), iPadOS 16.1 (20B5027f) and watchOS 9 Beta 7 (20R5359a).