iOS 11 Overview Updated February 20, 2018

iOS 11

A giant step for iPhone. A monumental leap for iPad.

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August 2016 - February 2018


Apple unveiled iOS 11 in June of 2017 during its Worldwide Developer Conference, releasing the first developer beta the same day.

iOS 11 includes a host of new features and interface changes, including a new file system with the Files app, a new Dock for iPad, a redesigned Control Center, drag and drop, ARKit – an augmented reality platform, Apple Pay in Messages, a redesigned App Store, improved Siri, and much more.

Here’s how Apple describes its latest mobile OS:

iOS 11 sets a new standard for what is already the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. It makes iPhone better than before. It makes iPad more capable than ever. And now it opens up both to amazing possibilities for augmented reality in games and apps. With iOS 11, iPhone and iPad are the most powerful, personal, and intelligent devices they’ve ever been.

iOS 11 is currently in developer beta and public beta. The operating system will likely launch to the general public alongside the iPhone 8 this fall.

iOS 11 Stories Yesterday

Two weeks after the second developer beta, Apple has released iOS 11.3 beta 3 for registered developers to test on iPhone and iPad. We’ll dig in to the new version and detail changes below.

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iOS 11 Stories February 15

Update: It’s now been confirmed that the issue affects both Macs and Apple Watches too.

There have been a number of cases where sending a particular message to an iOS device causes the Messages app to crash, leaving users unable to re-open it – and a new one has emerged in iOS 11.

Sending a specific Telugu (Indian language) character to a device running iOS 11.2.5 causes the app to crash, and then fail to re-open. In some cases, it can require a DFU reset to fix it …

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iOS 11 Stories January 24

After previewing iOS 11.3 early this morning, Apple has released the highly-anticipated update to developers. Included with iOS 11.3 are a lot of new changes, headlined by new Animoji for iPhone X and multi-room audio AirPlay 2 support. Watch our hands-on video for a look at these and other changes and features in iOS 11.3 beta 1. expand full story

iOS 11 Stories January 11

[Update: Public beta too.] [Update 2: tvOS 11.2.5 beta 5 is also out.]

Apple has released a new beta version of iOS for developer testing. iOS 11.2.5 beta 5 is now available on the developer center and over-the-air. The new version comes just two days after beta 4, although today’s release appears limited to iOS only. We’ll update to the latest versions and note any changes below.

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iOS 11 Stories January 3

In what is certainly a feature created with the HomePod in mind, Apple has enhanced Siri in iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to instantly stream a news podcast when asked about the news. The feature defaults to a daily news recap podcast by The Washington Post and lets you switch to Fox News, NPR, or CNN shows upon request.

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iOS 11 Stories December 11, 2017

Last week, news of a Google-found iOS exploit caught the attention of the developer community and opened up the potential for the first iOS 11 jailbreak. Now, the kernel vulnerability has been publicly shared.

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