Apple continues working on software updates that will be released in the coming weeks. After a week with the first beta of iOS 17.1 Beta 2 for developers is now available. In this new version, some functions included in the first version are refined and improved, some aspects that were eliminated are reincorporated and new features are also included that we analyze below.
Apple launches beta 2 of iOS 17.1
If you have an account within the Apple Developer Program and want to be aware of the news regarding iOS and iPadOS updates, you are in luck. A few hours ago the iOS 17.1 beta 2 after a week of beta 1. This new version includes quite important new features:
- Ringtone recovery: In the initial version of iOS 17 Apple introduced 20 new tones between notifications and calls but they were removed in the first beta of iOS 17.1. In this second beta Apple has relocated the classic tones within a section called ‘Classics’ and has once again incorporated the new tones including: Quad, Radial, Scavenger, Seedling, Shelter, Sprinkles, Steps, Storytime, Tease, Tilt, Unfold. and Valley.
- Double tap for Apple Watch: It was one of the new features presented in relation to the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 and was not available in watchOS 10. However, in the second beta of watchOS 10.1 This new feature has already been included. In fact, although it is a function for the watch, the user can configure each of the double tap actions within the Clock app in iOS 17.1 beta 2.
- Troubleshooting charging up to 80%: The iPhone 15 has a function that allows you to maintain the health of the battery by limiting the charge to 80% of the battery. This function did not work correctly in beta 1 of iOS 17.1, which, although active, loaded beyond 80%. This has been fixed in beta 2.
- News in StandBy: iOS 17 introduces a new StandBy mode that displays vital information while your device charges. In this new configuration, one more option is incorporated into the screen lock: automatically, after 20 seconds or never.
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