iOS 12.1.1 beta 2 download is available now. Apple has released the second beta of its upcoming iOS 12.1.1 software update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Hit the jump to learn more about iOS 12.1.1 beta 2.
The iOS 12.1.1 beta 2 comes one-week after the release of the first beta and just over a week after the release of iOS 12.1 final version. iOS 12.1 was a major iOS update that brought multiple new features to iOS devices.
If you are registered iOS developer, you can download iOS 12.1. beta 2 from Apple’s Developer Center. If your device is already running a beta version, you can update to latest beta as an Over-the-Air update by going to Settings > General > Software Update. However, for new beta installers, you need to properly configure the beta profile on your iOS device. Fo that we have a detailed guide:
The iOS 12.1.1 new features include the FaceTime user interface improvements. It also brings back the feature that allows you to capture a live photo during a FaceTime call. Apple has also reworked the bottom bar during a FaceTime call to include quick access buttons for muting a call or flipping the camera.
Sliding up on the bottom bar brings forth additional options with conversation participants. Previously, to flip the camera or to mute a call, a user had to tap the three dots button to get to a secondary menu.
iOS 12.1.1 features also include an option is Apple News to hide the sidebar when using the app in landscape mode on an iPad. The user can also disable the physical SIM to favor the eSIM. Apple has also updated the Apple Watch app icon to make it look like Apple Watch Series 4.
The iOS 12.1.1 beta 2 is available to both the developers and Public Beta Testers.