In just a couple of days post the release of the iOS 15 final version to the public, Apple released the iOS 15.1 Beta 1. The update goes out to both the developers and public beta testers. As for what’s new with the new beta version, there are a few new features, bug fixes, and improvements. SharePlay is making a comeback after a brief hiatus since the iOS15 beta 6.
Already running the iOS 15 beta?, go to Settings > General > Software Update to download iOS 15.1 Beta 1. However, if you aren’t signed up for the iOS 15 beta program, click here to learn more and join the Apple Beta Software program.
What’s new in iOS 15.1 Beta 1?
- SharePlay: One of the prominent features of iOS 15 is back in the iOS 15.1 Beta 1. SharePlay allows users to share and watch videos with other users via Facetime, all in perfect sync in the same exact quality.
- Store Covid-19 vaccination cards in the Wallet app: Now users can add their certified digital Covid-19 vaccination cards to the Wallet app. This will help easy vaccine status verification on the go by simply scanning the QR code.
- Lossless Audio for the HomePods: After taking a break since the third beta of iOS 15, the feature is now back in action. Users can now enjoy lossless audio via HomePod on Apple Music.