How to download Apple’s iOS 11 (15A5304j)
Apple has unveiled a beta test version of iOS 11 (15A5304j), the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch operating system, which is available to the public for downloading.
iOS 11 includes hundreds of new features like a redesigned Control Centre, better multitasking and as well improvements to the camera.
Suppored Devices For iOS 11 (15A5304j)
- iPhone: 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus
- iPad: 5th generation (2017); Mini 2, 3 and 4; all Air models and all Pro Models
- iPod Touch: 6th generation (2015)
Installing iOS 11 beta (15A5304j)
Getting the software on your device takes a few steps, but isn’t too difficult.
- Sign up to Apple’s beta testing programme by visiting beta.apple.com from your device from the Safari browser.
- Or Visit this link if you don’t have a developer Account
- Hit Sign Up, and enter your Apple ID. You’ll have to agree to the beta software agreement.
- Make sure you’re on the iOS tab and select “enroll your iOS device” in the “Get Started” section.
- Select “Download Profile” and then “Install”. It will prompt you to restart your device.
- If you go to Settings, then General, then Software Update, it should show the update downloading. Once it’s done click “Install Now” and it will restart
- It will take a few minutes to install iOS 11. When it restarts, you’ll have to log in with your Apple ID again.
If you need help, you can check out our step-by-step guide on how to install iOS 11 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. We will also let you know if it is possible to install iOS 11 beta 2 without a developer account like iOS 11 beta 1 shortly.
iOS 11 refines the features introduced in iOS 10
Here are the main features:
- The Lock screen and Notification Center are merged so you can now swipe up on the Lock screen to view all your notifications, right there.
- Control Center is back to being just one screen. There are now tiles that you can 3D Touch to expand to view more information.
- Apple has redesigned the iMessage app drawer to make it easier to use.
- You can now use Apple Pay to pay other Apple Pay users, right from the Messages app.
- A potential end-all for syncing frustrations – iMessage, Siri, and Photos data will now sync between all your devices using iCloud.
- Siri now has a more natural voice, supports translation and gets a small visual update. Siri also supports list and QR code apps.
- App Store gets a big new redesign to make it look more like Apple Music. There are new tabs for Today, Apps and Games view.
- Do not Disturb While Driving feature automatically disables all notifications when you’re driving.
- When you take a screenshot, you’ll now get a little preview of it in the bottom-left corner. Tap on it and you’ll be able to mark up the screenshot before saving it or sharing with anyone.
- Files app replaces iCloud Drive app.