Apple busts out new betas for its old software

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iPhone X home screen
A new iOS beta is out!
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iOS 12 and macOS Mojave are all the rage after WWDC 2018, but Apple’s not quite done working on iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra.

Developers received a fresh batch of beta updates this morning, including the second builds of iOS 11.4.1 and macOS 10.13.6, both of which bring a host of bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements.

iOS 11.4.1 beta 2

Registered developers can download the new betas directly from Apple’s online developer portal. You can install iOS 11.4.1 beta 2 as an over-the-air update if you have the proper installation profile added to your iPhone.

iOS 11.4.1 doesn’t contain any major UI changes or feature improvements. The update focuses on making the iPhone and iPad as stable as possible before all focus goes to iOS 12.

Release notes for macOS 10.13.6 don’t mention any major changes either. Apple TV developers can also get the new tvOS 11.4.1 beta 2 that came out this morning. We’ll let you know if we find any big additions once we’ve dug through the new software.