And left! After five beta versions, the final version of iOS 12.1 (builds 16B92 and 16B93) has just been made available by Apple to all users of iPhones, iPads and iPods touch compatible.
If you haven't upgraded your device to iOS 12 yet, this is a good time to do it: “x.1” versions, after all, are generally quite effective at refining the good parts brought by their predecessors, eliminating any issues that might have arisen and polishing the sharp ends of the system.
Regarding the news brought by the update we have more than 70 new emoji, MemClis sync by iCloud, FaceTime in group (which also reach macOS and, only audio, watchOS), support Dual SIM technology on iPhones XS / XS Max / XR is a new Portrait Mode feature that lets you adjust the depth of photos in real time before you even snap them. This Apple note provides more details about what's new.
IOS 12.1 also fixes this Beauty Mode improperly caused controversy with the new appliances from Ma.
Here are the full iOS 12.1 release notes:
IOS 12.1 introduces FaceTime in Group, adds over 70 new emojis, includes Dual SIM with eSIM compatibility for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. This update also includes bug fixes and enhancements.
FaceTime in Group
- Adds support for video and audio calls with up to 32 participants simultaneously;
- End-to-end encryption to protect your conversations;
- Start FaceTime in Group directly in a group conversation in the Messaging app, or join an active call at any time.
- More than 70 new emojis, including new characters with red, gray and curly hair, new emojis for hairless people, more emotional smiling faces and additional emojis to represent animals, sports and food.
Dual SIM Compatibility
- Features Dual SIM with eSIM, which allows two numbers on the same device for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR.
Other improvements and corrections
- Features Depth Control in Camera preview on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR;
- Improves cellular connectivity on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR;
- Adds the ability to change or reset the Child Usage Time code using FaceID or TouchID;
- Fixes an issue where the sharpest reference frame was not always selected in front shots on iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR;
- Addresses an issue that combined messages in the same conversation when two users used the same IDApple on multiple iPhones;
- Addresses a problem that prevented some voicemails appear in the Phone app;
- Addresses an issue with the Phone app that could cause phone numbers to appear without the corresponding contact name;
- Fixes an issue that could prevent Usage Time from reporting specific sites in the activity report;
- Addresses an issue that could prevent family members from adding or removing Family Sharing;
- Adds a performance management feature to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down, including the option to disable this feature if an unexpected shutdown occurs on iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus
- The Battery Health feature can inform users if they cannot verify that a genuine Apple battery is installed in an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR;
- Improves VoiceOver reliability on Cmera, Siri and Safari;
- Fixes an issue that could cause MDM Device Registration to report an Invalid Profile error for some business users.
Following the release, Apple published in Apple Books a complete user guide for iOS 12.1; From it, we can extract even some extra details about newer iPhones (5s, 6, and 6 Plus), for example, only bringing FaceTime group support by audio; The Apple Music app is receiving the recently announced news, with new artist pages, daily lists of the 100 most popular songs in the world, and the search for lyrics.
To update your device, first make sure you have an up-to-date backup of your data in iTunes or iCloud; then just go to Settings, access General Software Update and start the process.
For those who prefer to do the whole thing manually, here are the links to the IPSW files:
Now with you: who has updated? Are you noticing differences? Leave your impressions, doubts, criticisms and compliments below in the comments. Good exploration!
Update by Rafael Fischmann 10/30/2018 14:11
Apple also updated the app today Shortcuts (Shortcuts) for version 2.1, with great news:
- Use the latest weather forecast on shortcuts with the new Get Current Weather Conditions and Get Weather forecast actions;
- Set alarms and timers with the new Create Alarm, Trigger Alarm and Start Timer actions;
- Convert between multiple units with the new Actions Measure and Convert Measures;
- Get the latest set of imported photos from the Photos app with Get Latest Import;
- When using Siri to perform a HomePod shortcut, the media will play automatically from HomePod with AirPlay;
- Correes of errors.
The update is now available on the App Store.
Version 2.2.2 (142.8 MB) Requires the iOS 12.0 or superior