Tech YouTuber Zollotech walked us through some of the changes in iOS 15.4 beta 2 when it dropped, but has since found a few more and rounds them up in a recently published YouTube video. The changes include:
- References to “realityOS,” the rumoured Operating System for Apple’s upcoming AR/VR headsets, within the code.
- Code for a new feature in the News app that will allow users to manage sports that they’re following.
- Graphics pointing to incoming support for captive Wi-Fi networks.
- A bug that sometimes caused iOS to send voice recordings to Apple’s servers to improve Siri despite users opting out of the functionality by disabling the Improve Siri & Dictation option in Settings has been fixed.
iOS 15.4 beta 2 appears to be much more stable than the first beta. However, a bug that causes Apple Music to use unusually high amounts of CPU and battery when streaming audio still persists.
The YouTuber also shared his detailed impressions of iOS 15.3.1, which was an incremental firmware update focusing mainly on security improvements. Unfortunately, many users running iOS 15.3.1 are reporting heat issues (on older iPhones), Apple CarPlay issues, and drops in cellular connectivity.
According to some users, a bug that causes Storage information in Settings to take longer to load and often display incorrect storage figures, which has been plaguing iPhones and iPads since Apple released iOS 15, also still exists on both iOS 15.3.1 and iOS 15.4 beta 2.
Check out Zollotech‘s full video above.