Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.2.5 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 11 update to developers, just over one week after releasing iOS 11.2, the second major iOS 11 update, and just a few hours after releasing iOS 11.2.1.

Registered developers can download the iOS 11.2.5 beta from Apple's Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center.

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It's not clear what new features will be included in the iOS 11.2.5 beta, but as a minor 11.x.x update, it is likely to focus primarily on bug fixes and security improvements rather than major outward-facing changes. It's not clear why Apple has skipped several numbers to release an 11.2.5 beta.

We are still waiting on two major iOS 11 features that have yet to be introduced, though. iCloud Messages and AirPlay 2 have not yet been fully implemented and are likely to be added in an upcoming beta.

Prior to iOS 11.2.5, Apple released iOS 11.2, which brought Apple Pay Cash, Apple's new peer-to-peer payments service, plus faster 7.5W wireless charging and a long list of bug fixes.

Top Rated Comments

Andres Cantu Avatar
61 months ago
They must be using the iOS 11.1.2 calculator app to count :D
Score: 62 Votes (Like | Disagree)
teknikal90 Avatar
61 months ago
first they skipped 9
now theyre skipping 2, 3 and 4

no wonder apple's been buggy lately. they cant count
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sheza Avatar
61 months ago
What happened to 11.2.2 or 11.2.3 or 11.2.4?
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Riot Nrrrd Avatar
61 months ago
What happened to 11.2.2 or 11.2.3 or 11.2.4?
And what did they do with the bodies?!? OH THE INHUMANITY OF IT ALL
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
az431 Avatar
61 months ago
first they skipped 9
now theyre skipping 2, 3 and 4

no wonder apple's been buggy lately. they cant count
They haven't "skipped" anything. Not every release is preceded by developer or public beta releases.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JMPATLANTA Avatar
61 months ago
My God this is a total mess. Who is running the place?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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