Apple Seeds New Betas of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the fourth beta of iOS 16.1 to developers for testing purposes, with the beta coming one week after the release of the third iOS 16.1 beta. The iOS 16.1 beta is also joined by the fifth beta of iPadOS 16.1, which is on a slightly different schedule as Apple started testing it prior to the launch of iOS 16.

iOS 16
Registered developers can download the ‌iOS 16‌‌ and iPadOS 16 profiles from the Apple Developer Center, and once installed, the betas will be available over the air.

iOS 16.1 introduces support for Live Activities, the interactive notification feature that lets you keep an eye on things happening in real time right from the Lock Screen and, on the iPhone 14 Pro, the Dynamic Island.

Live Activities cannot be used at the current time as developers still need to update their apps to add support, but it will be available when iOS 16.1 launches. Developers have access to an ActivityKit API to begin getting their apps ready.

The update also introduces a new Clean Energy Charging feature in the United States that is designed to selectively charge when lower carbon emission electricity is available, plus it lays the groundwork for Matter, a new smart home standard that Apple plans to begin supporting this fall.

Matter will allow for interoperability between smart devices from different companies, and Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon, and others are working on support.

On the iPad, ‌iPadOS 16‌ will expand the Stage Manager feature to the 2018 and 2020 iPad Pro models, and it is no longer limited to the M1 ‌iPad Pro‌ and ‌M1‌ iPad Air. The beta removes the external display function of ‌Stage Manager‌, and this feature will return in a later beta. External display support will remain limited to the ‌M1‌ ‌iPad‌ models even though older ‌iPad Pro‌ models are now able to use ‌Stage Manager‌.

During the beta, Apple tweaked the design of the battery status bar icon, adding a visual indication of charge level. It also changed the battery font, updated the Lock Screen charging indicator, and fixed a copy and paste bug.

Other new features in the update include a deletable Wallet app, changes to the Lock Screen customizing interface, and more, with details available in our iOS 16.1 feature guide.

Related Roundups: iOS 16, iPadOS 16
Related Forum: iOS 16

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MrGimper Avatar
8 weeks ago

PLEASE FIX THE KEEP GETTING LOGGED OUT OF INSTAGRAM ISSUE. ALMOST A MONTH NOW. LOGGED OUT EVERY TIME I CLOSE THE APP.
Perhaps you shouldn’t be using beta software, especially if it induces a CAPSLOCK ANEURISM.
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
iDarth_Betar Avatar
8 weeks ago

PLEASE FIX THE KEEP GETTING LOGGED OUT OF INSTAGRAM ISSUE. ALMOST A MONTH NOW. LOGGED OUT EVERY TIME I CLOSE THE APP.
I found a quick fix.

1. Tap profile pic to open profile.

2. Tap the 3 dashes in the top right, then tap the gear Settings.

3. Tap Account, then tap Delete account at the bottom.

4.Tap Delete account then tap Continue to delete account.

???
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Carlson-online Avatar
8 weeks ago

Perhaps you shouldn’t be using beta software, especially if it induces a CAPSLOCK ANEURISM.
And to be honest being signed out of instagram seems like a good feature !

Soul sucking site that it is
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ANDJOE Avatar
8 weeks ago

PLEASE FIX THE KEEP GETTING LOGGED OUT OF INSTAGRAM ISSUE. ALMOST A MONTH NOW. LOGGED OUT EVERY TIME I CLOSE THE APP.
That’s a good function if you ask me ;)
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8 weeks ago
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ghostface147 Avatar
8 weeks ago

PLEASE FIX THE KEEP GETTING LOGGED OUT OF INSTAGRAM ISSUE. ALMOST A MONTH NOW. LOGGED OUT EVERY TIME I CLOSE THE APP.
<opens Instagram>
<closes Instagram>
<opens Instagram>

Nope, still logged in with no issues. Also, how is this an iOS issue?
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