iOS 7.1 beta 4 now rolling out to testing partners

iOS 7.1 beta 4 now rolling out to testing partners
iOS 7.1 is still inching its way towards a proper release. The first major update to iOS 7 has been in development for quite some time, and beta versions of the update have been rolling out every few weeks since the middle of November. Right now, Apple is working on iOS 7.1 beta 4, which has begun being sent out to testing partners and it has been seeded to developers as well.

The word is that Apple is planning six builds of iOS 7.1 before finally releasing it to users sometime in March. In the various builds of iOS 7.1 that we've seen so far there have been UI changes like bold text and possibly a new dark theme for the keyboard, cleanup of OTA files to save you storage space, and there have been indications that the update will fix miscellaneous bugs like memory issues and random reboots.

As we get newer builds of iOS 7.1, we'll obviously be seeing more and more what changes and fixes are coming. There is still at least another six weeks in development for the update, so there is definitely time for more features to come to light. We're not quite at polishing time just yet. 

source: BGR

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10 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31002; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Oh yeah baby 7.1 goodness I cannot wait to download this on my 5S

5. DEATHSTROKE9

Posts: 399; Member since: Nov 09, 2013

Hmmmm..... So what's new?

2. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

Man phone arena I slow. ios 7.1 beta was released to developers a few hours ago LOL! PA, step your game up!

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Nothing new. They publish stuff days or even weeks after it has hit the web lol.

4. mturby unregistered

every ipeople user will get their update. UNLIKE android users. att. android user. f..u manufacturers!

10. PorkyBurger

Posts: 585; Member since: May 18, 2013

I wanna see 4 and 4S run it butter smooth. Android user can install Custom ROM's too. Newest firmware on older devices...aww yeah. And tweaks, kernels, etc. Ahh, so good. And don't give me those "it's too hard", read TUTORIALS, and you will sucess, just like me and others did.

6. Teja171 unregistered

This isint Android 5.0 right ?

7. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

They better fix the stutter. It's horrible

8. TechDork

Posts: 402; Member since: May 10, 2010

I've had a couple random reboots. I'd unlock my phone & it'll just...restart itself. Looking forward to that new dark theme for the keyboard too!

9. frustyak

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

A dark theme for the keyboard is ok, but if you really want to impress us, Apple, give us swype-like functionality. You know, the kind that every single Android user has at their disposal.

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