Apple has just seeded the first beta of iOS 12.1.1 to public beta testers. Here’s how you can download this update without a developer or tester account.
What’s new in iOS 12.1.1 Beta 1?
iOS 12.1.1 Beta 1 weighs around 150-160MB on all compatible devices and its build number is 16C5036c. Just like its predecessors, this update, too, brings with it some minor improvements and bug fixes.
For instance, you will now be greeted with a new animation when unlocking using the passcode instead of Touch ID. Further, Live Photo capture in FaceTime has also made a comeback with this version.
As far as bugs go, some users have reported “ghost” notifications while iOS 12.1.1 Beta 1 while others are experiencing massive battery drain.
If you are enrolled in Apple’s public beta testing program or the Apple Developer Program, you can easily get this update from your dashboard.
However, if you aren’t a part of any of those programs and still want to test this update, just install the OTA profile using the link below.
iOS 12.1.1 Beta 1 Download
Should you upgrade?
While the 12.1.1 Beta 1 is not a massive update by any means, it brings back a major feature – Live Photos in FaceTime. If you are fond of this feature, you should definitely upgrade.
Plus, this version is worth upgrading to if you are experiencing issues with the final version of iOS 12.1, which was released on October 30.