Apple iOS 11.3 beta 2 for iPhone and iPad released

Apple is now rolling out iOS 11.3 beta 2 for developers. The new beta update loaded with new features and fixes. Apple has also promised new battery features on iPhones affected by performance throttling. A toggle to disable performance throttling and battery health stats will be added in a future beta.

New Apple iOS 11.3 features include:

  • 4 new Animoji on iPhone X: Lion, Skull, Bear, and Dragon
  • ARKit 1.5 with support for vertical surfaces like walls, irregularly shaped surfaces like circular tables, support for auto-focus, and 50% higher resolution
  • Business Chat for iMessage in beta with Discover, Hilton, Lowe’s and Wells Fargo on board
  • Health Records in Health app automatically updated from select partners
  • More prominent music video features in Apple Music
  • HomeKit software authentication without chip certification
  • Advanced Mobile Location for sending your location to emergency services when calling from iPhone
  • Messages in iCloud
  • New privacy page during setup (photo incoming) and a new Privacy icon in Settings (gray becomes blue)
  • Splash screen for Messages in the Cloud, backup can be disabled in Settings
  • iBooks is now just Books
  • App Store lists version number and update size on Updates screen
  • App Store following text size
  • Hello, Feedback app…
  • Apple TV shows up in Home app with tvOS 11.3, doesn’t work as hub for automation and remote access without tvOS 11.3 on iOS 11.3, AirPlay 2 also working
  • New ‘Confirm with Side Button’ prompt for purchases on iPhone.

Check your phone update and download the latest iOS 11.3 beta 2 update for your iPad, iPhone, and iPad touch.