The new betas of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 come with a surprise

As usual on Tuesdays, the Cupertino company yesterday released new betas of its operating systems, specifically iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1. Well, those from Cupertino have done something never seen before and have introduced a new function within iPadOS 16.1 that will make all users fall in love. Keep reading that we tell you everything.

Stage Manager comes to iPad Pro 2018 and 2020

Let’s start talking about the iPadOS 16.1 Beta 3, and it is that from Apple they have done something that had never happened before, since they have reversed one of their decisions to please a greater number of iPad users. At WWDC in June, Apple introduced the famous Stage Manager feature, which consists of a new way to manage all open windows on iPad. However, this new feature It was only going to be present in the iPads that have the M1 chipthat is, the newest ones, causing many other users to be left out and unable to use this function.

Well, as we have told you, Apple has reversed this decision and iPadOS 16.1 beta 3 allows users to iPad Pro users from 2018 or 2020use Stage Manager without having an M1 processor. This is undoubtedly fantastic news given that many users continue to work day after day with these iPad models, which also continue to have fantastic performance and power.

More news from beta 3 of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1

Obviously this has not been the only new thing that Apple has introduced in this beta 3 of both operating systems. To finish with the iPad, it should also be mentioned that Apple has removed support for external display from Stage Manageralthough it is obvious that it will return in a future version, although then yes, this will be limited only to iPads with M1 according to MacRumors.

Focusing now on the iPhone, the reality is that it seems that this beta is much more focused on improve performance on devices which has introduce new features. Of course, this is something to celebrate, since the first version of iOS 16 is causing a great disparity of opinions especially when it comes to battery performance.

Lock screens iOS 16

However, there is a new function that will allow all users to be able to change wallpaper on a locked screen without the need to recreate that screen from scratch, that is, you choose your locked screen and if you want, you change the wallpaper. Until now, any user who wanted to make this change, the only way he had to do it was by creating a new lock screen, also having to add the widgets, select the font and color of it, that is, it was a real bother that, from now on you have a really successful solution.