Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 beta to Developers [Updated]

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Apple has just released iOS 8.1.1 (Build:12B432) to registered developers of the iOS developer program.

iOS 8 was publicly released on September 17th, followed by iOS 8.0.1 which was pulled following “No Service” reports. Apple later released iOS 8.0.2 on September 26th, which included a number of bug fixes and improvements.  

Apple released iOS 8.1, which enabled Apple Pay, Apple’s NFC-based mobile payment solution on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and also included several improvements and bug fixes.

iOS 8.1.1 is compatible with iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad 2, iPad (third-generation), iPad (fourth-generation), iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display and iPod touch (fifth-generation).

Please find the direct download links for iOS 8.1.1 beta (for registered developers of the iOS Developer program):

It is quite rare to see Apple releasing a minor update to developers. It remains to be seen if Apple has patched the vulnerability that was used in the Pangu iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 jailbreak. We’ll let you know as soon as we’ve any updates. Don’t forget to join our Facebook Fan pagefollow us on Twitteradd us to your circles on Google+subscribe to our RSS feed or our Daily Newsletter.

Apple is also internally testing iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, which will most likely be released next year.

Update:

According to the release notes iOS 8.1.1 includes performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s (Thanks Joao for the tip!):

This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.

Let us know if you’ve found any new features or changes in iOS 8.1.1 beta in the comments or send an email to tips@iphonehacks.com.

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