Apple has released iOS 6.1 beta 5 for iPhone, iPad ad iPod Touch to developers. If you’re a registered Apple iOS developer, you can download iOS 6.1 beta 5 from the iOS Dev Center for free. Hit the jump to learn more about the 5th beta of iOS 6.1…
It’s been more than 5 weeks since the release of iOS 6.1 beta 4 which was expected to expire on January 28th. The latest beta of the upcoming iOS 6.1 firmware is available for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 4, iPad 3 (the new iPad), iPad 2, iPad mini, iPod Touch 5G, and iPod touch 4G.
Some of the prominent features that we’ll get in the final iOS 6.1 are as follows:
- Reseting advertising identifier
- Voice dial only (picking the language for voice dialing)
- Better Passbook intro
- iCloud settings to help FaceTime and Messages hook up the first time
- Toggling to use cellular data for iTunes
- Ability to book movie tickets using Siri
- Better Maps error reporting
- Slightly tweaked music controls on the lock screen
- Improved Map kit for searching in Maps for developers
If you’re a registered iOS developer, you can download iOS 6.1 beta 5 from the iOS dev center.
Jailbreakers must stay away from directly updating to iOS 6.1 when it’s released. evad3rs jailbreak team has a jailbreak for iOS 6.1 beta 5. Let’s hope that Apple do not fix the holes, used in this jailbreak, in the final release of iOS 6.1.