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What’s new in iOS 12.1.1 (release notes)

Apple has finally released the much awaited iOS 12.1.1 update to the public. The update is rolling out over-the-air to all supported iPhone and iPad devices as we speak. Go ahead and check for it under your device’ Settings » General » Software Update section.

The iOS 12.1.1 update brings a handful lot of new features. The most highlighting feature is support for additional carriers for eSIM enabled iPhone and iPad models, and haptic touch support for previewing notifications on iPhone XR.

Check out the full release notes of iOS 12.1.1 update below:

iOS 12.1.1 adds features and fixes bugs for your iPhone and iPad. Features and improvements include: 

– Notification preview using haptic touch on iPhone XR
– Dual SIM with eSIM for additional carriers on iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max
– One tap to flip between the rear and front-facing camera during a FaceTime call
– Live Photo capture during one-to-one FaceTime calls
– The option to hide the sidebar in News on iPad in landscape orientation
– Real-time text (RTT) when using Wi-Fi calling on iPad and iPod touch
– Stability improvements for dictation and VoiceOver

Bug fixes include:

– Fixes an issue where Face ID may temporarily become unavailable
– Addresses an issue that prevented visual voicemail from downloading for some customers
– Fixes an issue in Messages that could prevent predictive text suggestions when typing on the Chinese or Japanese keyboards
– Addresses an issue that could prevent Voice Memos recordings from uploading to iCloud
– Fixes an issue where time zones may not have updated automatically

This release also adds features and fixes bugs for HomePod including:

– Support in Mainland China and Hong Kong
– HomePod LEDs illuminate during Group FaceTime calls

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

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