Do you really wish to experiment the new OS available in public beta form for your iPhone and iPad? On its tenth anniversary, Apple is releasing, the latest iOS 11 public beta versions. This new public version of the beta software provides an option for all users to experience all the new features provided in the upcoming edition,by downloading and installing it on their iPhone and iPad.
“Be careful”: Before experimenting this update,make sure you backup your iPhone and iPad or use a secondary device to install the iOS 11 public beta instead of using your main device.
We tested the latest version on an iPhone Plus and a 10.5-inch iPad Pro and experienced that “Apple’s already-excellent stylus, becomes a lot more useful”. Hence, we can say that though they are not world-changing yet better. But distinct users can have different experiences based on the device they are using.
Best features available in the updated and latest version of the iOS 11 public beta:
- The best shots from Live Photos can be plucked
- Screen Recording is a more advanced feature
- “Control Center” fits on one single pane
- Markup tool is available for everything
- Inbuilt scanner
- One hand -squished keyboard
- Portrait mode’s effects are available to be used in other situations.
- ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving’feature
- Siri suggestions in the News and other
- Multitasking capabilities for iPad
- Apple Pay feature to send person-to-person payments
Get iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad
Aforementioned features and the other specifications of the latest iOS 11, explained by Craig Federighi (the senior vice president of Apple) at the Worldwide Development Conference held this year attracts a large number of users to have it on their iPhone and iPad.
There are three options available to access Apple’s latest OS
Join an “Apple Developer Program”
If the user (regardless an individual or a whole company) is an “Apple Developer” or has joined an “Apple Developer Program”, then he/she can easily get the earlier version of iOS 11. All a user has to do is: provide his Apple ID, some basic information about himself and the fee of $99 per year for the membership.
Before signing up, ensure that your device is compatible with the version otherwise you might face issues like some of your apps become unusable or even your important data can be lost.
Download the public beta
If you are still not concerned and cleared doubts about the mechanism of the public beta. You must know that risks like losing your important data or facing the non-working behavior of your existing apps are still there. No doubt, the joining is free of cost.
Public beta works to search the bug developers and then allow the iOS fans who are still using older versions to upgrade with the buggy software, which seems an exciting project.
To carry out this, download the new iOS 11 after signing up for the Apple Beta Software Program and use the inbuilt Feedback Assistant app to report about the bug that you face.
Users who don’t want to take the risk can have patience and rest till the time the update to download the final version of iOS 11 is available. Though a release date for an iOS 11 has not been announced yet the way to access this update whenever it arrives is given by the Apple.Either a pop-up alert appears on your iOS device which allows automatic update, on the other hand amanual update can be achieved by navigating to Settings > General > Software Update.
The iOS 11 recent update is not compatible with the older versions that include iPhone 5 launched in 2012, iPhone 5c in 2013, and fourth generation iPad.
Beta period seems to be important for the developers because it allows one to check that his system apps are safe or not. Settings > General > About > App Compatibility,following this process will list all the apps that “may slow down your phone and will not work with future versions of iOS”, if are not updated.
Mostly, the new versions of the iOS and the iPhone are brought out together,by the company. Hence, you can try all the features of iOS by setting back yourself to a brand-new smartphone or a reduced-price iPhone 7.
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