All the news of iOS 16.1 beta

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Although iOS 16 was released on Monday, Apple has already released new beta versions of the iOS 16.1 e iPadOS 16.1. As far as we know, the updates improve some of the features introduced in previous beta releases, and in the case of iPadOS 16.1, a major new feature is added to Stage Manager. So let’s go and discover all the news that Apple has reserved for us.

iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 beta: all the news

Background updates

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Apple has updated the “Wallpapers” section of the Settings App to allow users to switch from one wallpaper to another from this interface. The design has also been tweaked, making the options for adding a new wallpaper more intuitive.

Stage Manager

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In the latest beta of iPadOS 16.1, Apple has extended the availability of Stage Manager to models iPad Pro 2018 and 2020 endowed of chip A12Z e A12X. Previously, Stage Manager was limited to the M1 ‌iPad Pro‌ and ‌M1‌ iPad Air models. Additionally, Apple also removed external display support from Stage Manager in this beta, with the feature returning in a future iPadOS 16 update. When reintroduced, however, external display support will be limited to iPad ‌M1‌ models.

Matter Accessories

The “Accessories Matter” section added to the Settings App in previous beta releases has been removed.

Emergency SOS via satellite

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As evidenced by the code, Apple is starting to lay the foundation for the integration of Emergency SOS via satellite, a feature that could arrive on iPhone 14 models starting in November. Another interesting option that is added to those we have talked about so far. In short, it seems that iOS users will not be bored in the coming weeks.