Apple has released iOS 11 beta 5, bringing us one step closer to the final release of iOS 11 scheduled for later this year. As with all beta releases, Apple tweaks and improves all that the software has to offer, and today Apple has released new icons for the Camera & Settings applications, a new FaceTime calling sound and much more.
The update allows Health users to optionally share data with Apple, adds a background app refresh toggle for Wi-Fi or Wi-Fi plus Cellular and new iPad explainer splash screen for new multitasking features however; the beta also shows Apple has pulled Messages in iCloud, noting that the feature will return in a later release of iOS 11.
Apple was first previewed at WWDC in June, adding an array of new features, from person to person ApplePay payments to an enhanced Siri and fully redesigned App Store. Available to the public in autumn, iOS 11 improves the Photos app by adding the ability to loop Live Photos, and to create long-exposure pictures as well as implementing a new compression method known as HEIF that offers higher quality images at half the storage size on devices. Control Centre receives a huge redesign with the launch of iOS 11, putting all controls onto one page and adding 3D Touch capabilities. – Maps has a new feature called Do Not Disturb While Driving that uses Bluetooth and a Wi-Fi doppler effect to automatically enable a block to stop notifications from disturbing the user while behind the wheel.