Soon after pushing the final version of iOS 10 to the general public, Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.1 to the registered iOS developers and to those enrolled in Apple’s Public Beta Testing program on September 21. The fruit company has now released the iOS 10.1 beta 2 to the developers.
Apple usually pushed five to six beta versions until the final version of the mobile operating system is made available to the general public. The release notes ofiOS 10.1 so far reveals that this upcoming software update for iPhone, iPad,and iPod Touch is meant to fix motion handling and with this version of iOS, the developers will be able to access barometric pressure data for the iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4 devices.
Additionally, the iOS 10.1 also brings Portrait mode for the iPhone 7 Plus users allowing them to take shallow depth-of-field shots, similar to the ones you can take with a DSLR. Pictures taken in Portrait mode will put the main focus on the main object, while the background will have a slight blur.
You can download and install iOS 10.1 on your compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch as an OTA (over-the-air) update if your device is enrolled as a test device in a developers account. You can also download iOS 10.1 as a full blown IPSW file from Apple Developer Center and install it using iTunes.
A Public Beta release of iOS 10.1 beta 2 will follow soon. We will update you as we learn more about the new stuff in iOS 10.1 beta 2. Stay Tuned!