Apple fans seems to be impossible when it come to new apple releases. Apple has just marked the debut the public beta version of the it’s upcoming iOS 11 software. It turns your device into a completely different beast and add a whole new level of capabilities to your device.
List of all the things you need to know about iOS 11
iOS 11 release date
On 26 June Apple released the public beta version of iOS 11. The public beta version usually has all the features but with a lots of bugs and flaws.
So update only after creating backup so that you always switch back to your previous update.(Steps to go back to iOS 10.3.2 from iOS 11).
Apple usually releases a major software update a few days before unveiling a new device. So you have to wait till September for a fully optimised iOS 11.
iOS 11 new features
iOS 11 has redesigned the experience you use you iPad or iPhone. During it’s developments it seems like it has been made keeping iPad in mind so if you are using a iPad get ready to get disoriented. iPhone users don’t get disappointed as some of the features are extended to your iPhone as well.
Control Center has been redesigned to fit into one page. It also takes full advantage of 3D touch to provide you with extra features, so thank god Apple is thinking about it’s 6s user whom it has so much neglected. You can swipe in your locked screen to view your notification.(Don’t worry it s designed keeping your privacy in mind.)
If a iOS 11 device tries to connect to your Wi-Fi network for the first time a pop up saying Share Your WiFi will show up. Then you have to press the Send Password button and the other person’s handset will automatically connect to the network.
New camera features
Apple has extended it’s Live photo features where it combines this small video clip with a photo taken at the same time and then merging the two into one still image.Users can use loop and bounce features where you can take Live photos and convert it into short videos and it has been stored using High Efficiency Image format to condense it’s size.
Improvement in apps
More natural voice has been added to Siri and it will response to you in Chinese, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Siri also supports list and QR code apps.
Apple pay has added a new feature where you can pay to your contact using iMessage and other apps.
Apple seemed to have learned from it’s mistakes a new Do not Disturb option which switch off notification while driving.The software uses Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to figure out how quickly you’re moving and if you attempt to view your screen while in motion, you’ll be greeted by a blank screen.
Apple has added indoor maps for shopping malls and airports, and there’s now lane Guidance for when you’re using the Maps app for driving.It seems Apple has taken it’s fight with google seriously.
Apple has also improved the keyboard for iPad, adding a new QuickType keyboard that lets you to have different letters, numbers, symbols and punctuation marks in one keyboard.
Devices getting the iOS 11 update
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6 Plus
iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd Gen)
iPad Pro 12.9-inch
iPad Pro 10.5-inch
iPad Pro 9.7-inch
iPad Air 2
iPad 5th Generation
iPad 4th gen
iPad mini 4
iPad mini 3
iPad mini 2
iPod Touch 6th gen