Apple Releases iOS 7.1 Beta 4 to Developers

Apple today released the fourth beta of iOS 7.1 to registered developers for testing purposes, following the release of the third iOS 7.1 beta at the beginning of this month. The update has a build number of 11D5134c and is available via an over-the-air update or through Apple’s developer center website.

Beta4
The last version of iOS 7 available to the public, iOS 7.0.4, was released back in November. There are still several known issues for Apple's engineers to address, so iOS 7.1 will likely not be released to the public without at least one more round of beta testing.

Today's update also includes Xcode 5.1 Developer Preview 4 and a new version of the Apple TV beta software. Earlier today, it was rumored that Apple would soon be releasing the next beta of iOS 7.1.

Slide to Unlock
While there were a wide array of UI tweaks in Beta 3, it appears that Beta 4 focuses much more on behind-the-scenes changes. The only UI change our readers have been able to find so far is a modest tweak to the Slide to Unlock animation to make it "shinier".

Top Rated Comments

_Refurbished_ Avatar
109 months ago
Beta 4 is out. I really hope it fixes a few things:

- Make Safari snappier
- Yellow screens
- Image retention on the Mini
- Terrible battery life
- Safari icon
- All icons in general
- Middle east conflicts
- iMessage failures
- Steve would never have released Beta 4, only Beta 5. He would have skipped Beta 4.
- White. All the white. Please, someone save us from the white.
- Forces Ive to wear a crew neck
- Forces Nest to decline Google
- Reduces the use of words in keynotes, such as "Magical, Amazing, Wonderful"
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
-LikesMac- Avatar
109 months ago
That was snappier than expected.

BGR failed...
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thadoggfather Avatar
109 months ago
Beta 4 I'mma let you finish and all, but how about that evasi0n though?

Is it safe? Is it secret?

Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
irfaanfaki Avatar
109 months ago
Guess BGR was wrong then
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
furi0usbee Avatar
109 months ago
Shiny? Shiny does *not* go with flat.... that's all I need to see now, flat and shiny living side by side each other. Great.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MinEderPlayz Avatar
109 months ago
and thats why english should be mandatory on electronic devices. kids will learn it in a few weeks, elders in a few months and in a few years all the people using electronic devices can communicate without barriers.

i would be a 'good' hitler, wouldnt i? :D

Seriously? Hitler jokes?
We are talking about languages including German, okay, no need to remind us of the dark past of Germany, even if it was just a joke... This man killed millions of people and other nations still associate every single German with Hitler; although we neither support his behaviour nor have ANYTHING to do with what he did...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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