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What’s new in iOS 11 beta 6? Hands-on with new features and changes [Video]

Earlier today Apple released iOS 11 beta 6 to developers, and like previous beta iterations, it comes with several new updates and changes. The most obvious change is found in a new controversial App Store icon update, along with an update to the Apple Maps icon that highlights the company’s new Apple Park campus. Have a look at our video inside for a brief hands-on walkthrough.

Some of the changes/features covered in this video

  • New App Store icon
  • New iMessage app icon
  • New Maps app icon highlighting Apple Park
  • Fixed Reminders app icon with check circles on left
  • Bolder numbers for the Clock app
  • New splash page for Photos
  • Fish live wallpapers have been removed
  • Auto-brightness is now an accessibility option, defaults to on
  • Control Center Music widget AirPlay indicator tinted blue during use
  • New AirPods overlay animation

Video walkthrough

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Have you stumbled upon other notable items in iOS 11 beta 6? Be sure to leave a comment with the details of your findings. If you missed previous coverage of iOS 11 beta 5iOS 11 beta 4iOS 11 beta 3, iOS 11 beta 2 and the initial iOS 11 beta release, be sure to have a look at those as well.

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