Apple Seeds Fourth iOS 9.1 Beta, Third tvOS Beta to Developers

ios_9_iconApple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 9.1 to both registered developers and public beta testers for testing purposes, one week after seeding the third iOS 9.1 beta and releasing iOS 9.0.2, the second minor bug fix update to iOS.

The new iOS 9.1 beta, build 13B136, is available as an over-the-air update and through Apple's Developer Center. Apple has also released a third tvOS beta.

iOS 9.1 offers new features and compatibility updates for upcoming Apple products like the new fourth-generation Apple TV and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The iPad Pro ships with two accessories, the Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil, both of which are deeply integrated into the operating system.

The update includes Unicode 8, adding support for emoji like the taco, burrito, cheese wedge, middle finger, unicorn head, and more, along with a new Messages option in the Settings app, allowing users to disable photos for their contacts.

It is not clear when iOS 9.1 will be released to the public, but it's likely it will come in late October, coinciding with the launch of the new Apple TV.

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Xaositek Avatar
114 months ago
New item in Settings > Battery
"Battery Life Suggestions" > Enable Auto-Lock (I have this turned off)

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JPOWA Avatar
114 months ago
Anyone notice the new build? 13B136

Does not have the usual beta format, more like a GM...
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Noble Actual Avatar
114 months ago
All those emojis taking up that space. Too many tacos, middle fingers, and now lego faces.
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hagar Avatar
114 months ago
If I have to read one more time that iOS 9.1 has 4 new emojis, I'm going to scream!
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zaneliu Avatar
114 months ago
This new beta is definitely much smoother and faster on my 6+
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114 months ago
A hefty one at 1.6 GB. Downloading OTA now.
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