iOS 12 Developer Beta 2 for iPhone and iPad Now Available
Here we go! iOS 12 developer beta 2 is officially out for developers. As always, we’ll dig through the latest beta version and highlight all the changes between the first beta and the latest beta below.
iOS 12 includes several significant changes for iPhone and iPad including performance improvements, especially on older devices; ARKit 2.0 with shared experiences; refined search and sharing in Photos; more Siri access in third-party apps and Siri Shortcuts based on Workflow; updates to Stocks, Voice Memos, Apple Books, and Apple News; use management features including updates to Do Not Disturb, more manageable notifications, and Screen Time parental controls; Memoji in Messages; FaceTime between up to 32 users; and much more
New in beta 2?
Podcasts app now shows Now Playing indicator on currently playing chapters (chapter support is new to iOS 12)
New splash screen for updated Voice Memos app
New splash screen for Screen Time in Settings, includes Down Time walkthrough for parents
New arrow launcher for Shortcuts in Spotlight
iPhone-only apps on iPad now use iPhone 6 version, not iPhone 4 version (…Instagram…)
Softer location icon in status bar
Time Travel references removed from Watch app –> Clock