iOS 11.1 Beta 1 Released To Developers

ios 11.1 beta 1

iOS 11.1 Beta 1

8 Days after releasing iOS 11 to the general public and one day after its first bug fixes and improvements update labeled as iOS 11.0.1, Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 11.1. The software update is downloadable over-the-air for all iPhone and iPad owners that have the the iOS 11 Developer Beta profile installed on their devices. Else, you have to install the profile from your Developer account or from a direct download link provided below.

iOS 11.1 is expected to debut a series a features announced at WWDC 2017 but not included in the initial version. These are: Apple Pay Cash (the peer-to-peer Apple payments feature over iMessages), AirPlay 2 and iCloud support for Messages, as well as an improved Portrait Lightning feature for iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.

Install iOS 11.1 Beta 1 On iPhone
1. Open Settings from your iPhone’s Home screen and tap on General. Scroll for Profile and make sure that iOS 11 Beta Profile is installed on your device. If it isn’t download it using the info provided here.
2. With the Profile installed proceed with the traditional OTA upgrade. Tap on General -> Software Update.
3. Select Download and Install, provide your Passcode and Agree with Apple’s terms.
4. Wait until the new firmware is downloaded, deployed and your iPhone reboots. Use your Passcode once again and start toying with iOS 11.1!

iOS 11.1 Beta 1 Release Notes

Notes and Known Issues
Known Issues
ContinuingfromabreakpointwhiledebugginganARSessionmayresultinVIObreaking. Any visual objects placed in the world/anchor are not visible. (31561202)

New Issues

When using the TrueDepth front-facing camera on iPhone X, setting the capture device’s activeFormat to a binned video format (see AVCaptureDeviceFormat isVideoBinned) for capture and enabling delivery of camera calibration data causes the resulting AVCameraCalibrationData to contain invalid information for the intrinsicMatrix property. (34200225)

Workaround: Select an alternate capture format whose isVideoBinned property is false.

Note: Configuring a capture session using a session preset never selects binned formats.

Resolved Issues

Still capture requests using the 720p30 video format with the depth Data Delivery Enabled property of AV Capture Photo Settings set to true now works correctly. (32060882)
Depthvaluesinthenondefault160x120and160x90depthdataformatsnowreturnthe correct values. (32363942)


Resolved Issues

Client certificate-based authentication now works for servers using TLS 1.0 and 1.1. (33948230)


Known Issues

Storing data to a nondefault event store in EventKit may not work. (31335830)


New Issues

Apps with a deployment target earlier than iOS 11 that subclass NSFileProviderExtension do not work on versions of iOS prior to 11. (34176623)


Resolved Issues

NSURLSession and NSURLConnection now load URLs correctly when the system is configured with certain PAC files. (32883776)

Known Issues

ClientsofNSURLSessionStreamTaskthatuseanon-secureconnectionfailtoconnect when an error occurs during PAC file evaluation and the system is configured for either Web Proxy Auto Discovery (WPAD) or Proxy Automatic Configuration (PAC). A PAC evaluation failure can occur when the PAC file contains invalid JavaScript or the HTTP host serving the PAC file is unreachable. (33609198)

Workaround: Use startSecureConnection to establish a secure connection.

Location Services

Resolved Issues

Data from an external GPS accessory is now accurately reported. (34324743)


Resolved Issues

Silent push notifications are processed more frequently. (33278611)


Known Issues

VNFaceLandmarkRegion2D is currently unavailable in Swift. (33191123)
Facial landmarks identified by the Vision framework may flicker in temporal use casessuch as video. (32406440)


Known Issues

Debugging a disabled Messages extension may cause the Messages app to crash. (33657938)Workaround: Enable the extension before starting the debug session.
After a simulated iOS device starts up, it’s not possible to pull down Cover Sheet.(33274699)

Workaround: Lock and unlock the simulated device and then reopen Home screen.