Apple released the second developer beta for iOS 12.1 for testers on Tuesday, October 2nd. Based on the release notes for the beta release, this update does not appear to include any new features or notable changes to iOS 12.1. It seems that this version only handles small bugs and security patches of the previous beta.
However, we will continue to monitor 12.1 dev beta 2 and update this article with new information. Apple has not released any update release notes yet, which seems to be a new trend for the iOS 12.1 company.
To download and update your iPhone on iOS 12.1 dev beta 2, you must first be a registered developer with a valid configuration profile. If you've enabled iOS 1
Issues that resolved dev beta 2 are listed here.
Any bugs that still exist in beta version 2 are displayed here.
iOS 12.1 re-launches Group FaceTime for iPhones. Apple shelved the feature that premiered during Apple's WWDC presentation in June with iOS 12 dev beta 7. The company acknowledged FaceTime calls to up to 32 people who did not use the official version of iOS 12 and were instead served in a later update, "This Fall."
If Apple does not delay this feature to iOS 12.2, 12.1 will display the above update.
Another notable feature is the ability to select the portrait focus level on the iPhone X S and X S Max before taking pictures. With these new iPhones, you can not change the sharpness level after the snapshot.
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