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Public and developer iOS 11.2.5 Beta 4 has been released

Apple rolls out under the hood fixes and improvements to iOS 11.2.5 After introducing some new features in iOS 11.2.5 Beta like the ability to play podcasts using Siri, Apple started squishing bugs and improving performance of the OS before the public release. The new, fourth, public and developer beta of iOS 11.2.5 is now available to download with further improvements. Available as an over-the-air update and from the Developer center, iOS 11.2.5 Beta IV allows you to use Siri with HomePod to play audio content like news podcasts from Fox, CNN and other sources. Apple may be releasing another[…]

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Latest iOS update fixes autofocus problems with iPhone X and iPhone 8

iOS 11.2.1 also includes some other improvements. Yesterday, Apple released the first public update of iOS 11.2, bringing fixes to HomeKit remote sharing, and some under the hood tweaks and improvements to the operating system. Apparently, the update has significantly improved the performance of the autofocus on the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Focus problems were noticed by users after the iOS 11.2 release a week ago, connected with the inability to focus on a subject while taking a photo. It has been reported that the camera was struggling to focus, constantly switching between both lenses while[…]

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Apple releases new updates to iOS for both general public and developers

iOS 11.2.1 and 11.2.5 are now available to download. A new developer beta and a new official public version of iOS have been released. For registered developers, version 11.2.5 is live from the Developer Center or as an OTA update, bringing unknown improvements and fixes to the operating system. At the same time, everyone on iOS 11 can grab the latest official version of the platform – version 11.2.1. This update comes just a week after 11.2 that brought increased wireless charging speed and Apple Pay Cash. The 11.2.1 update, however, includes additional fixes and improvements over 11.2, including the[…]

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Unauthorized access to HomeKit accessories in iOS 11.2 has been fixed

The security issue with HomeKit devices has been fixed. Apple released the iOS 11.2 update to supported iPhone and iPad models last week, introducing Apple Pay Cash to everyone in the US, and faster wireless charging speeds for iPhone 8 and X. the update also fixed many bugs, such as the date and calculator bugs discovered in previous versions. But there is a vulnerability discovered in iOS 11.2 allowing unauthorized access to Home Kit accessories. The bug allowed remote access to accessories like locks if you updated to iOS version 11.2. A week after iOS 11.2 hit the general public,[…]

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How to set up Apple Pay Cash

iOS 11.2 enables peer-to-peer payments. Apple officially introduced the feature Apple Pay Cash with the iOS 11.2 update, initially available only for users in the United States. Apple Pay Cash allows you to send and receive money from anyone in the contact list via Apple’s built-in Messaging app. Here is how to set up and use Apple Pay Cash. Set up: Enable Two-factor authentication. Go to Settings → iCloud → Passwords & Security. Open the Wallet app. Tap on the Apple Pay Cash card at the top. Create your virtual card. Pair a debit / credit card to Apple Pay[…]

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iOS 11.2 released with faster wireless charging, Apple Pay Cash and many fixes

The second major update to iOS 11 is now live. Apple rolled out the second update of iOS 11 for supported iPhone, iPad and iPad Touch models. iOS 11.2 is available for everyone with iPhone 5s or newer from the Settings → General → Software Update. It brings a number of under the hood improvements and bug fixes, and a new feature – Apple Pay Cash. The ability to send and receive money through the Messaging app has not been enabled yet for all US users, and Apple Pay Cash is still not intended for other markets. Apple increased the[…]

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Apple releases iOS 11.2 beta 4 for public testers and developers

New iOS 11.2 Beta has been released by Apple. The company has offered the fourth public beta of iOS 11.2 from the Developer Center or as a free OTA update for members of the Beta program. iOS 11.2 Beta 4 brings further improvements and fixes to iOS ahead of the official update (11.2) expected by the end of this year. New features have not been introduced in this beta, but Apple already included several important fixes in iOS 11.2 and Apple Pay Cash. The peer-to-peer payments are available for users through the iMessage app, enabling very quick transfers between users.[…]

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iOS 11.2 will increase the wireless charging speeds

iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus will support 7.5W charging speeds after the update. Currently, the wireless charging speeds of the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus and 8 are limited to 5 watts, despite the fact that the Qi-based technology theoretically supports up to 15W. Fortunately, the situation is about to improve very soon, as Apple has already boosted the wireless charging speeds in the public beta of iOS 11.2. The latest official version of iOS – 11.1.1 – supports speeds at 5W, while iOS 11.2 Beta supports 7.5 watts. iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus do support[…]

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Second public beta of iOS 11.2 fixes the autocorrect bug

Apple offers the second beta of iOS 11.2 to public testers. The company has rolled out iOS 11.2 Beta 2 to its public testers as an over-the-air update after the proper certificate is installed on the device. This public iOS beta introduces a new feature and and fixes a major keyboard bug found in the official iOS 11.1 version. Apple Pay Cash is now enabled for beta testers living in the United States. The feature has been in limited internal testing for a while, but it’s already open for public testing. Apple Pay Cash allows you to send money to[…]

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First public beta of iOS 11.2 available to download

Apple released iOS 11.2 beta 1 to public testers. Following the release of iOS 11.1 to supported devices around the globe, Apple now officially starts the public beta testing program for iOS 11.2. The first beta is now available for public testers, as well as developers, bringing a number of improvements and fixes over the previous major release. It’s available as an OTA update after the user installs the proper certificate on a supported device. Here is how to join the public beta testing and install iOS 11.2 Beta 1. The update brings several bug and security fixes, such a[…]

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