Registered developers can download the new iOS 12 beta from Apple Developer Center or over-air after you install the correct certificate while public beta testers can download the beta over the air.
IOS 12 brings several important new features, with Apple updated top-to-bottom operating system to make iPhones and iPads, especially the older models, faster and more responsive.
On iPhone X, the new Animoji characters are combined with "Memoji", which is customizable, personal, humanoid Animoji that can be used in both Messages and FaceTime, and there are new camera effects in both of these applications.
Apple originally planned to introduce Group FaceTime support in iOS 1
Siri is smarter in iOS 12 with a new shortcut feature that allows you to create multi-step custom automation using first and third party applications that can be activated with Siri voice commands. Shortcuts can be created via the shortcuts app, available as a beta from Apple's development center.
Apple built comprehensive tools for time management and monitoring in iOS 12 with screen time, so you can keep track of how much time you spend in apps on your iPhone and iPad. App limits can help you cut down on your iOS device, and robust parental controls are included for families.
Updated Do not disturb the options enable Do not disturb more intuitive and simple, and a new Do not disturb at the Bedtime feature reduces nighttime distractions and sleep disturbances.
Group Alerts make it easier to view and manage incoming alerts while a new Instant Tuning feature allows you to adjust your setting settings right on the lock screen at notice notice.
Apple News has a new Browse feature, the Stocks app has been transformed and retrieved for iPad, iBooks has been revised with a new look and a new name – Apple Books – and voice memos have been renewed with iCloud support and a iPad app.
ARKit 2.0 introduces new capabilities that share experiences that allow two people to see the same AR environment on separate devices, and stamina, which allows AR experiences to be stored across multiple sessions. There is also a new Apple-built Measure app to measure objects using AR capabilities.
iOS 12 contains a newly upgraded and rebuilt map app that uses a new Apple-designed map engine that will display foliage, pools, buildings, walkways, and other map elements more accurately. The new maps also contain significant traffic improvements, real-time traffic, construction, and more, and it will allow Apple to change changes and fix faster.
The updated Maps app is available in the Northern California area during beta testing. After iOS 12 launches, Apple continues to expand the new maps to several US locations
New beta versions of upcoming operating system updates always present tweaked features and new functionality, and we describe what's new in the seventh beta below. We also rounded up all the changes introduced in the previous beta: Beta 2 and Beta 3, Beta 4, Beta 5, Beta 6 and Beta 7.
Later betas has had fewer changes because we're approaching the end of the beta trial, with a public launch for iOS 12 scheduled in September with new iPhones.