Just today Apple has made iOS 9.1 beta 5 download available to members of its both Apple Developer Program and Apple Public Beta program. The new comes in less than a week following the fourth iOS 9.1 beta and the unveiling represents the fifth release of Apple’s continued development of the first major update to iOS 9.1, bringing it with a number of improvements that the Mac maker will be hoping will meet the requirements of those testing it out.
Beta 5 seed of iOS 9.1 includes change log that is released with the new version. iOS 9.1 beta 5 contains a number of bug fixes and followed by several incrimental performance enhancements that should hopefully see the firmware stabilized and the road to an official public unveiling for mass consumption. It’s however not clear what actually Apple has integrated any major changes or feature rich additions into this latest beta, but we’ll keep you posted if we find anything in the new IPSW.
The new iOS 9.1 beta for developers comes with a build 13B137 and for Public Beta testers with an 13B137 – as an OTA update. Offers new inclusions and compatibility updates for upcoming Apple products like the new fourth-generation Apple TV and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which ships with two accessories, the Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil – deeply integrated into the new iOS 9.1 operating system.
Although it is accompained with the update that includes Unicode 8, adding support for emoji like the taco, burrito, cheese wedge, middle finger, unicorn head, and more, along with a new Messages option in the Settings app, allowing users to disable photos for their contacts. As previously mentioned, iOS 9.1 resembles Apple’s first attempt at a major update to the latest iOS 9 firmware that powers its iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices.
Finally, when iOS 9.1 released to the public, users can expect to receive a whole set of stunning new emoji icons as well as an array of new wallpapers that can be used on the lock screen and home screen. With it will get all additions that will see support added for developers who want to integrate Live Photos functionality into their apps.
The release of iOS 9.1 beta 5 just a week after the fourth seed shows just how enthusiastic Apple is about getting iOS 9.1 into the hands of as many users across the globe as possible. The schedule suggests that we will see a public roll out of the firmware sooner rather than later.
Individauls who currently has the fourth beta of iOS 9.1 installed one one of their devices can access this latest seed via an over-the-air update through Apple’s on-device Software Update mechanism (Settings >> General >> Software Update).
The downloadable size of the new seed would be at approximately 1.4GB for those installing for the first time from the Apple developers portal.
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