iOS 12 - All The Latest News

As the public Beta version of iOS 12 is released, here is a round-up of all the latest news about the latest version of our iPhone and iPad operating system, due for full release in the autumn.

iOS 12 Preview

iOS 12 makes apps faster and more responsive, while giving you more ways to connect, more personalisation and more to look forward to.

These are the best new iOS 12 for iPhone features you can already try

Apple released the public preview of iOS 12 on Monday evening, which means you can already try some of the new features that will hit iPhones and iPads sometime this fall. The public preview is a little buggy and doesn't yet include everything that will be included in the full launch, but there's already a lot you can test out on your own.

iOS 12 public beta out now!

iOS 12, the next version of iOS - the operating system that runs on all iPhones and iPads - will hit Apple devices in the autumn of 2018, and we saw a preview of it at WWDC 2018 on 4 June.

A new feature turns Apple AirPods into impromptu hearing aids. We tried it

CLOSE You almost certainly bought Apple's wireless Bluetooth $159 AirPods to listen to music or podcasts, and not because you planned to use them as a sort of hearing aid substitute.

Apple just released the first iOS 12 beta to everyone

This is your opportunity to get a glimpse of the future of iOS. Apple just released the first public beta of iOS 12, the next major version of the operating system for iPhone and iPad. Unlike developer betas, everyone can download it without a $99 developer account. But don't forget, it's a beta.

Apple Beta Software Program

As a member of the Apple Beta Software Program, you'll be able to enroll your devices to access the public betas and try out the latest features. You can provide feedback directly to Apple using the Feedback Assistant app.