Today, Apple has seen fit to release the third beta of tvOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1 to developers. The update comes a week after the company seeded the second beta of tvOS 11.1 and altogether a month after releasing tvOS 11 and watchOS 4 to the general public. The new firmware is designed for the fourth and fifth generation of Apple TV. So let's dive in to see some more details on what the new beta 3 firmware updates bring on tvOS 11.1 as well as watchOS 4.1.
Apple Releases Beta 3 Of tvOS 11.1 And watchOS 4.1 To Developers
In terms of the tvOS 11.1 beta 3 update, the primary focus seems to be on bug fixes and performance enhancements. With that said, no forward-facing features are part of the update. In addition to this, there is also no new design variations part of the update. However, upon deeper inspection, there could possibly be some changes internally. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for anything new discovered in the latest tvOS 11.1 beta 3.
If you're willing to download the latest tvOS 11.1 beta 3 on your Apple TV then you can do so via a profile that can be installed using the Xcode on a Mac.
Now, as for watchOS 4.1 beta 3 update, there are no new additions apart from bug fixes and performance enhancements. The beta 3 firmware update for watchOS 4.1 emphasizes on bug fixes and performance enhancements. watchOS 4.1 on its own includes a bevy of new features like support for streaming Apple Music content directly on the Apple Series 3 over LTE. In addition to this, it also includes a new Radio app that has access to the Beats 1 and other radio stations.
If you're willing to give it a go, you can install the watchOS beta 3 on your Apple Watch. To do that, make sure you have the proper configuration profile installed from the Apple Developer Center. Once you're good on that part, you can install the update through the stock Apple Watch app on your iPhone. Simply navigate to General and then tap on the Software Update option. Do take note that your Apple Watch must have at least 50 percent of battery life. Moreover, do keep it in the range of your iPhone. We will update you guys as soon as something new is discovered in the updates.
This is it for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the beta 3 of tvOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1? Share your views with us in the comments section below.