Apple Releases visionOS 1.1 With Improvements to Persona, EyeSight, Virtual Keyboard and More

Apple today released visionOS 1.1, marking the first major update to the ‌visionOS‌ operating system that was launched alongside the Vision Pro in February.

visionOS Home Screen
‌visionOS‌ updates can be installed by going to the Settings app on the Vision Pro, selecting the General section, and choosing Software Update. The Vision Pro headset will need to be removed to install new software, with a progress bar available on the front EyeSight display.

Apple is making several improvements to the Vision Pro with the ‌visionOS‌ update. Mobile Device Management is available for businesses, and Persona and EyeSight look better than before.

The virtual keyboard has been updated to address bugs and make cursor positioning more accurate, and there are also bug fixes for the Mac Virtual Display. Apple's release notes for the update are below.

Mobile Device Management
- Enables account-driven device and user enrollment using Managed Apple IDs
- Support for device configuration (Wi-Fi, VPN, email accounts, single sign-on, and more)
- Support for deploying apps in volume including iPhone and iPad compatible apps, visionOS apps included in a Universal purchase, and proprietary in-house visionOS apps
- Support for remote erase via MDM and device inventory data

- Adds support for iMessage Contact Key Verification

- Closed captions can be anchored to the playback control while viewing Apple Immersive Video

Persona (beta) and EyeSight
- Adds an option to enroll your Persona hands-free
- Improves hair and makeup appearance
- Improves neck and mouth representation
- Improves rendering of the eyes for EyeSight

Virtual keyboard
- Cursor positioning for text input is now more accurate
- Resolves some instances where the virtual keyboard placement obscures the text input field
- Fixes an issue where in some cases, the text preview on the virtual keyboard may appear out of sync with the text field in the app
- Fixes an issue where the edit menu may appear unexpectedly

Mac Virtual Display
- Improves the reliability of discovering and connecting to a Mac using Mac Virtual Display
- Resolves an issue where Universal Control may stop working
- Addresses a connectivity issue that occurs when a previously paired Bluetooth device cannot be found

Captive Network Support
- Ability to set up your device while using a captive WiFi network such as those found at hotels, cafes and airports

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The first year of the Vision Pro will see plenty of feature refinements, so expect quite a few more updates. Apple is also already working on ‌visionOS‌ 2, which will be previewed in June.

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Top Rated Comments

Think|Different Avatar
6 weeks ago
Finally! Have been loving it, every single day, but the consistent bugs have been annoying. Especially the wrong Safari tab or two causing the endless reloading till you reboot...Hope this helps!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MilaM Avatar
6 weeks ago
I had to lough out loud because of Dan's reaction to the persona update ?.

No, his face is not this round.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
krull1015 Avatar
6 weeks ago
I’m excited to see how VP will develop over time as a result of software updates. VP is an exciting new piece of technology. The original iPhone released in 2007, was far from perfection but has evolved into a device we use daily. I do everything on my iPhone … bills, deposit checks, invest, send and receive faxes, TV, music who would have thought??
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fs454 Avatar
6 weeks ago

This is both the best hardware I have ever used and the buggiest. Hopefully this improves things because this thing has been amazing.
It's much more stable on 1.1 for sure. All around small improvements beyond the release notes.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nfl46 Avatar
6 weeks ago

Three more months until we see some substantial updates.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
surferfb Avatar
6 weeks ago

I wonder about that, unless you mean iOS AI carrying over to visionOS. I could see them taking a slower approach regarding major changes/additions to visionOS, while they are also busy with rolling out to other regions.
Think they’re referring to any announcements at WWDC in June. I think most are expecting VisionOS 2.0 to be announced then.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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