Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. made one the biggest announcements as they unveiled their successor of iOS 10; iOS 11 at WWDC 2017 early this year, and their developer previews were made available right after the announcement.
According to online reports, the company has today released the public betas for both the new software versions, (iOS 11 public beta is live, macOS High Sierra is coming soon).
Both iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra bring a lot of new features. iOS 11 gets an improved Siri, redesigned Control Center, and iMessage integration to Apple Pay, while macOS High Sierra gets the new APFS system, Safari improvements, and much more.
Here’s how you can install the public beta of iOS 11
- To get access to the public beta, you’re required to Sign in to the Apple Beta Software Program with your Apple ID, and follow the instructions to enroll your device.
- Answers to most questions regarding the Apple Beta Software Program can be found on the FAQ page.
- Most important advice is that you should not install beta software on your primary/ only iOS device, and be sure to backup your iPhone or iPad by following the first part of instructions here before you do.
- Despite being public betas, these early versions are quite buggy and could hinder your overall smartphone experience, and you can un-enroll from the iOS and macOS public beta program whenever you wish.
Recap of iOS 11
Apple introduced improvements to Siri; the ability to translate speech, its voice is more neutral for both genders, its interface becomes more visual, a redesigned Control Cente. It also adds a Do Not Disturb While Driving feature, indoor mapping and other improvements to Apple Maps as well.
Apple Pay also gets person to person payment and integration into iMessage. There is also a new Apple Pay Cash account, which is where users will receive money from other users.
Apple Photos also gets some new tweaks, especially to Live Photos which gets a bunch of new looping modes. Lastly, the App Store also gets a major redesign, which actually looks a lot like Apple Music.
source: Apple and Gadgets 360