Apple has finally released its iOS 11 public beta. For those of you who wish to check out what the Cupertino company’s latest mobile operating system, and try it out for yourself, you may download it at Apple’s beta software program website. You can also test out the pre-release versions of macOS High Sierra, and tvOS 11.
Apple’s beta software program is open for everybody, and you can sign up to be a public beta tester with your iTunes account. Once done, just enrol your iOS device to get the latest public betas from Software Update. However, while public beta software from Apple are generally a lot more stable, Apple still recommends that you test it on a secondary device; make sure you back-up your device too.
Touted as the “largest iOS release to date”, it brings a whole lot of new features, and improvements to all iOS 11-compatible devices. If you own an iPad, you should definitely check this out because iOS 11 is a “massive update for iPad”. Some of the notable changes include:
- Powerful iPad features with better multitasking, a new customisable dock, Files app, and deeper integration of Apple Pencil
- Professional Photos and Camera features
- New Siri voices
- New App Store experience
- Redesigned Control Center, and new Lock Screen
- Indoor maps in Apple Maps for major airports and shopping centers around the world