Earlier today, Apple released the first developer beta for iOS 11.1. Unlike the watchOS 4.1 beta for the Apple Watch, there aren’t any huge user-facing new features included in this release. However, there are quite a few subtle changes. Have a look at our hands-on video walkthrough for more details.

Changes/features covered in this video

  • Updated animation when tapping status bar to go to top of page
  • Updated unlock animation
  • Updated Lock screen camera animation
  • New Assistive Touch Custom Actions
  • New icons in Assistive Touch menu
  • Assistive Touch menu opens near Assistive Touch icon
  • Updated Camera app icon under Settings → General → Restrictions
  • Slightly modified transition between apps when tapping a notification
  • Grouped emoji typing suggestions

Video walkthrough

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