iOS 10.1 brings Portrait Mode to the iPhone 7 Plus


Does your iPhone 7 Plus hiss?
Portrait Mode is finally here!
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iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally start using Apple’s highly-touted Portrait Mode starting today.

Apple released iOS 10.1 to the public this morning after weeks of beta testing the new Portrait Mode. The software update comes with a couple of other tweaks for iPhone and iPad as well as a number of bug fixes.

Public testers can now get iOS 10.1 beta 4


The Jet Black iPhone will be a scratch-magnet.
Portrait Mode is nearly ready for primetime.
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The fourth beta build of iOS 10.1 was seeded to public testers today by Apple after the company gave developers a first look at the software last week.

The new beta comes less than a week after Apple seeded iOS 10.1 beta 3 to testers, bringing a number of bug fixes and as well as support for Portrait Mode on the iPhone 7 Plus.

Everything that’s new in iOS 10.1 beta 2


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See all that iOS 10.1 beta 2 has to offer.
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iOS 10 has only been available to the public for a few weeks, but developers are already receiving updates for iOS 10.1 beta 2. Along with bug fixes and a beta version of Portrait Mode for the iPhone 7 Plus, beta 2 offers a few new minor improvements and features.

Check them out in action in our video below.

Apple gives devs new betas for iOS, watchOS and tvOS


iPhone 7
iOS 10.1 brings some tweaks to the iPhone.
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Developers received a batch of new beta software updates today bringing a bunch of bug fixes to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV.

iOS 10.1 beta 2 is the most notable of the new beta builds. The last version added the new Portrait Mode to the iPhone 7 Plus, which has earned rave reviews so far, though some early images have shown it still needs some tweaking.