[Updated] Apple released the second beta version of iOS 12.1
Two weeks after the release of the first beta build of iOS 12.1, Apple introduced the second. The tested version of the operating system is the first in a series of so-called functional updates that introduce new features into iOS. But iOS 12.1 includes not only additional functions but also a number of irrefutable references pointing to the imminent release of the updated Apple tablet line with a frameless display in the iPhone X style and support for the Face ID interface.
At the time of the publication, TechOverall does not have a complete list of changes that iOS 12.1 beta 2 contains, so a separate material will be devoted to them.
What was new in iOS 12.1 beta 1
- 70 new emoji;
- The group calls to FaceTime;
- Memoji synchronization between devices via iCloud (the function is hidden);
- Interpretation of voice calls in text messages (hidden function);
- Support for face recognition in the horizontal orientation (for iPad);
- The mention of the existence of a certain iPad2018Fall.
How to install iOS 12.1 beta 2
Since the original iOS 12.1 beta 2 is distributed only among users who are registered developers, to install the update, you will need the appropriate beta profile.
- First of all, it is recommended to backup all data, because if something goes wrong, you will lose them all;
- Then upload the developer profile to the device. You can download it through this link;
- After downloading, a dialog box appears asking you to allow the use of profile settings. Agree;
- Now in the window that opens, click on the “Install” button, then – “Restart”;
- After installing the profile, it remains only to go to the section with the software update in the Settings application and download the second beta build of iOS 12.1.
Techoverall.com warns: all actions for installing a profile and updating your devices are at your own risk. Any deviation from the instructions entails the risk of failure of the updated device.
Updated: in addition, the second beta versions of macOS 10.14.1, tvOS 12.1 and watchOS 5.1 are now available for download.