December 7, 2023

With iOS 17.1 anticipated to be launched subsequent week, Apple is now seeding the Launch Candidate model 2 of this upcoming working system replace. Whereas we normally don’t know beforehand when Apple goes to seed a brand new iOS model, France’s FCC-like company stated the corporate would launch iOS 17.1 subsequent week to repair a problem with excessive radiation ranges on the iPhone 12.

For the time being, it’s unclear why Apple launched RC 2, however it’s solely out there for iPhone 15 customers. However for the reason that first Launch Candidate model didn’t repair the iPhone shutting down randomly bug, this model would possibly right this.

That stated, that is all the pieces we all know is coming to iOS 17.1:

Apple Music Playlist Options: When including a track to a playlist, Apple Music now suggests a number of songs primarily based on the music out there on the record.

Apple Music Favourite Songs: Apple Music additionally helps you to favourite songs, albums, playlists, and artists. Your favourite music is mechanically added to your Library and improves your suggestions.

Apple Music Playlist Covers: The service helps you to create customized playlist covers. Apple gives eight completely different choices.

Along with these modifications, iOS 17.1 beta introduced assist to:

NameDrop for Apple Watch: With iOS 17.1 beta and watchOS 10.1 beta, Apple is lastly enabling NameDrop from iPhone to Apple Watch. With that, you possibly can seamlessly change contact info with others.

Flashlight Indicator on Dynamic Island: Beforehand restricted to iPhone 15 Professional fashions, the flashlight indicator on Dynamic Island can also be out there for iPhone 14 Professional and all iPhone 15 fashions.

AirDrop with Mobile Information: Teased through the WWDC 2023 keynote, now you can proceed to ship and obtain content material when Wi-Fi is unavailable throughout AirDrop.

StandBy Mode tweaks: The StandBy Mode now has some customization choices. Customers can select to show it off mechanically, after 20 seconds, or by no means.

We’ll let you already know if we uncover extra options out there with iOS 17.1 RC 2.