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Apple Seeds iOS 8.1 To Public , Changelog & Direct Links Now Available!

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iOS 8 on iPhone & iPad

As promised, Apple has pushed iOS 8.1 to the public along with the activation of Apple Pay for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus. The iOS 8.1 update comes with a long-tail changelog including AirDrop support for Passbook and re-inclusion of Camera Roll in Photos app. Plus, You can even test the iCloud Photo Library which is currently under Beta testing.

With iOS 8.1 installed, you can easily send text messages from your iPad and Mac. iOS 8.1 includes a number of bug fixes and improvements, have a look on the iOS 8.1 changelog right after the fold.

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  •   Apple Pay support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (U.S. only)
  •   Photos includes new features, improvements and fixes
  •   Adds iCloud Photo Library as a beta service
  •   Adds Camera Roll album in Photos app and My Photo Stream album when iCloud Photo Library is not enabled
  •   Provides alerts when running low on space before capturing Time Lapse videos
  •   Messages includes new features, improvements and fixes
  •   Adds the ability for iPhone users to send and receive SMS and MMS text messages from their iPad and Mac
  •   Resolves an issue where search would sometimes not display results
  •   Fixes a bug that caused read messages to not be marked as read
  •   Fixes issues with group messaging
  •   Resolves issues with Wi-Fi performance that could occur when connected to some base stations
  •   Fixes an issue that could prevent connections to Bluetooth hands-free devices
  •   Fixes bugs that could cause screen rotation to stop working
  •   Adds an option to select between 2G, 3G or LTE networks for cellular data
  •   Fixes an issue in Safari where videos would sometimes not play
  •   Adds AirDrop support for Passbook passes
  •   Adds an option to enable Dictation in Settings for Keyboards, separate from Siri
  •   Enables HealthKit apps to access data in the background
  •   Accessibility improvements and fixes
  •   Fixes an issue that prevented Guided Access from working properly
  •   Fixes a bug where VoiceOver would not work with 3rd party keyboards
  •   Improves stability and audio quality when using MFi Hearing Aids with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
  •   Fixes an issue with VoiceOver where tone dialing would get stuck on a tone until dialing another number
  •   Improves reliability when using handwriting, Bluetooth keyboards and Braille displays with VoiceOver
  •   Fixes an issue that was preventing the use of OS X Caching Server for iOS updates

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The mobile OS update weighs around 117MB Over-The-Air (OTA) but can also be downloaded and installed manually from the direct download links embedded below.

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iPhone 4s (iPhone4,1 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5 (GSM) (iPhone5,1 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5 (CDMA) (iPhone5,2 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5c (GSM) (iPhone5,3 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5c (CDMA) (iPhone5,4 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5s (GSM) (iPhone6,1 / Build 12B410)
iPhone 5s (CDMA) (iPhone6,2 / Build 12B410)
iPhone7,1 (iPhone7,1 / Build 12B410)
iPhone7,2 (iPhone7,2 / Build 12B410)

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iPod touch 5G (iPod5,1 / Build 12B410)

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