Apple has just released iOS 11.1 beta 2 to all the registered Apple developers out there. The first beta of iOS 11.1 was released during the last week of September. The release of iOS 11.1 beta came only after one week of availability of final iOS 11 to the masses. Hit the jump to learn more about the second beta of iOS 11.1 software update.
The first beta of iOS 11.1 included new icons for AssistiveTouch and iBooks tab bar, new animation for unlocking, the opening of the camera app, and moving to the top of the Safari page by tapping on the status bar. Apple has given the 3D Touch treatment to the AssistiveTouch which now feels like a real button. As far as the beta 2 of iOS 11.1 is concerned, The official change-log reads that it includes bug fixes and performance improvements.
If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch already running iOS 11.1 beta 1, you can easily download and install iOS 11.1 beta 2 by going to Settings > General > Software Update. However, if it’s the first time you’re going to install iOS 11.1 beta, you need properly configure either developer or public beta tester profile on your device first. Here is our detailed guide on how to install iOS 11.1 beta on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.
The second beta is currently available to developers only. However, it won’t take Apple too long to release it to the public beta testers. We will let you know as soon as Apple seeds the iOS 11.1 beta 2 to the public beta testers as well.
If you’ve already installed the second beta and come across something new, let us know in the comments section below. We’ll promptly update the post accordingly.
Apple has also released iOS 11.2 beta 2.