Yesterday was a big day as Apple released the iOS 11 beta 2, watchOS 4 beta 2 for Apple Watch along with macOS High Sierra beta 2 for Mac. All these beta 2 versions come with new features & improvements. There are huge changes & upgrades in iOS 11 beta. You will love your iPhone more once you install the iOS 11 beta on your device. Then you also get to install the watchOS 4 beta on Apple Watch. Currently, the iOS 11, watchOS 4, macOS High Sierra is available for download to only Apple Developers and their registered devices. If you want to install the beta versions on your iPhone/iPad & Mac then register your iPhone/iPad/Mac/Watch to Apple Developer Program here >
If you have not installed the iOS 11 yet, then you are really missing a lot of new features like New Control Center, revamped App Store & Apple Music, Drag & Drop feature for iPad and lots more. So hurry up, add your device to Apple Developer Program > & Install the iOS 11 beta & get watchOS 4 on Apple Watch now.
Check out the Top features of iOS 11 & What’s new in iOS 11 beta 2 here.
New features and changes in watchOS 4 beta 2
Apple has added a lot of new features in watchOS 4 for your Apple Watch. You can install the watchOS 4 on your Apple Watch right now. Get new watch faces, new custom watch faces, All apps are now loading fast in the watchOS 4 and there are more than 60+ new features in watchOS 4 > and Here are the new features and important changes that are added watchOS 4 beta 2.
- Nicely animated Toy Story watch face
- Breathe notifications now respect your custom settings
- Location-based automation triggers now work if triggered from the alert on Apple Watch
- Pressing the Side Button and Digital Crown pauses an active workout session even if the Workout app is not in the foreground
- Sirikit requests no longer fail with a “Sorry I can’t do that” error.
- watchOS apps from TestFlight or the App Store now work with SiriKit
- Siri may not play music that has been synced to Apple Watch
- Music tracks now play from and sync to Apple Watch (Apple Watch must be on its charger for Music tracks to sync and Love/Dislike options are currently missing for locally synced music on your watch)
- Aside from Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear, the new Toy Story watch face in the second beta provides other animated characters, like Ham, Rex and Bullseye.
- A separate video from Andrew shows off almost all the character animations available in the new Toy Story watch face, including additional customizations.
Thanks for IDB for listing up the new features in watchOS 4. Here is the video review of the watchOS 4 beta 2