Apple has released the fifth beta of iOS 11.1 to the registered iOS developers. The beta 5 comes only after a few days of the availability of iOS 11.1 beta 4 and about a month after the release iOS 11 to the general public.
Update: Final iOS 11.1 download is available now.
If you’re a registered iOS developer, you can download and install ioS 11.1 beta 5 from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air by properly configuring developer profile on your testing device from the Developer Center. Follow our detailed guide to download and install iOS 11.1 beta here.
With iOS 11.1 final release, iPhone and iPad users are going to get hundreds of new Unicode 10 emojis. These new emoji characters include exploding head, face vomiting, crazy face, pie, pretzel, shushing face, Zebra, Giraffe,] and more. Some existing emojis have also seen small design changes in iOS 11.1, including snail, bee, whale, and dolphin characters. These design changes have made these characters more realistic and improved version of their previous ones.
iOS 11.1 also brings back 3D Touch gesture for multitasking and also fixes a Reachability related bug. With the return of 3D Touch gesture, the iOS 11.1 iPhone users will be able to 3D Touch of the left side of the screen to activate multitasking.
Though not available in any current public/developer beta, the iOS 11.1 final update may include Apple Pay Cash feature, which is currently in limited beta testing phase conducted by Apple employees under a special beta release program. For a detailed rundown of new features, please check out our post on iOS 11.2 new features.
iOS 11 is the current major software update that brought major changes to Apple’s mobile operating system. iOS 11.1 is just going to bring further tweaks and enhancements to what Apple released in iOS 11 along with some new features. We will update you as soon as Apple releases a final version of iOS 11.1 software update.