The first iOS 11.2 beta went out to developers earlier today and with it comes several new updates and changes. As you might expect that are quite a few small tweaks and enhancements scattered throughout the release, but 11.2 beta 1 also lends us a first look at the new AirPlay 2 multi-room control features that Apple announced back at WWDC 2017.

Have a look at our hands-on video walkthrough for more details…

Changes/features covered in this video

  • Square icon in Control Center music controls
  • Hover highlighting in App Store search
  • Calculator is fixed to eliminate button press latency
  • Notifications setting for TV app
  • Tweaked emojis
  • Updated Live Photo effects loading animation
  • Double clicking side button no longer locks device
  • iPhone 8/X wallpaper now available on older devices
  • Updated Camera app icon in Messages app
  • Control AirPlay 2-enabled devices like Apple TV

To use the new AirPlay 2 controls found in Control Center and the Music app, you must update your Apple TV to tvOS 11.2 or later.

Video walkthrough

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