Apple officially releases iOS 9.1 beta 5 to developers

Apple officially releases iOS 9.1 beta 5 to developers


 

Less than a week following iOS 9.1 beta 4, On Monday, October 12, Apple released a brand new beta for developers to get their hands on and try out. iOS 9.1 beta 5 (build 13B137) for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is available to both members of the Apple Developer Program and public beta testers.

iOS 9.1 does host new features, like a slate of new emoji, including a middle finger to really get the point across. There are updates to the Live Wallpapers, as well as a setting that will let iOS 9.1 users disable the photos for contacts within the Messages app.

In addition, the software is available as a standalone download through Apple’s portal for developers. To apply the update over-the-air on your device running an iOS beta, go to Settings → General → Software Update. Public beta testers signed for the Apple Beta Software Program can also install this update.

Here are the devices iOS 9.1 beta 5 is compatible with:

  • iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
  • iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
  • iPad mini 3, Retina iPad mini (iPad mini 2), iPad mini
  • 5th generation iPod touch

According to release notes, developers should look out for a few remaining issues related to iCloud Keychain, PhotoKit, Restore and UIKit, signaling that a public launch is around the corner.

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