Apple releases iOS 11.4 public beta: Here’s all that’s new

NEW DELHI: Just a week after seeding the third beta and after a month of releasing iOS 11.3, the Cupertino-based tech giant has released the fourth beta that is iOS 11.4 update for its developers and public beta testers.

All the registered developers will receive the update via the Apple Developer Center or through OTA. The iOS 11.4 update consists of ClassKit Support, which the company introduced with the sixth generation Apple iPad. The ClassKit enables the developers to sync Apple’s school-based software with their educational apps.

Along with this, the update also includes the features of iOS 11.3 beta which were removed before its official roll out.

The update also brings support for Messages on iCloud, this will enable the users to keep all their messages on the iCloud rather than on various Apple devices.

The Messages in iCloud will allow users to download all the iMessages on a new device and a message deleted from one device will be removed from all. Moreover, storing of messages on the iCloud also saves a lot of space on the device.

The iOS 11.4 update also comprises of AirPlay 2 features. Using AirPlay 2, the users will be able to play the same audio file in multiple rooms on the devices that support the feature. The AirPlay 2 feature allows the users to ask Siri to play content on another AirPlay 2-enabled device.

Recently, it was reported that Apple has released a document new support document for its authorised retail stores, mentioning a ‘new’ way to fix the iPhone X FaceID issues if they ever come across one. The support document, obtained by 9to5Mac interestingly talks about fixing the iPhone X’s rear camera in order to get FaceID working.