And to take things further, the Display & Brightness section also includes the option to alter text size, or turn bold text on or off. If youre coming from beta 3, then the change is noticeable at first sight. . Previously, the brightness setting could be found under the Wallpapers & Brightness tab. As the name implies, the new Tips app lets new users find their way around iOS 8 and features small, useful tidbits that will help any being to become a pro user in no time.
New Swipe Options Setting In Mail Under the same Mail, Contacts, Calendars setting in iOS 8 beta 4, theres a new feature called Swipe Options under the Mail heading, that allows you to customize what different swipe gestures do in the native Mail app. New Show In App Switcher Option This is perhaps something which some users have been crying for since the first iOS 8 beta came out: you can now customize whether or not you want to see your recent or favorite phone contacts in the app switcher. Jump past the break to see whats new! Brand New ‘Tips’ App The much rumored Tips app, which was supposed to be a part of the first beta of iOS 8 has finally made the cut in todays release. To access this setting, simply navigate to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then tap on Show In App Switcher under the Contacts headings.
New HomeKit Icon In iOS 8 beta 4, Apple has given the HomeKit icon a very small makeover. You can access AssistiveTouch by navigating to Settings > General > Accessibility and then tapping on AssistiveTouch under the Physical & Motor heading. It includes suggestions from apps that are installed on your device, or from the App Store. If weve missed something which is worth a mention, do comment below! You may also like to check out: iOS 8 Beta 4 Download Released For iPhone, iPad, iPod touch You can follow us on Twitter, add us to your circle on Google or like our Facebook page to keep yourself updated on all the latest from Microsoft, Google, Apple and the Web.
And iOS 8 beta 4 is no different, and features a bunch of noticeable changes. Notification Center And Control Center Options Added In AssistiveTouch If you use iOSs accessibility features, then this ones a biggie. New Handoff & Suggested Apps Feature A new option Handoff & Suggested Apps has been added under Settings > General which lets you turn on or off the ability to show apps relevant to your location on the lock screen or the app switcher. Bug Reporter App Removed The Bug Reporter app, that allowed users to send bug and crash reports to Apple has been removed in iOS 8 beta 4.
AssistiveTouch now lets you access the Notification Center or Control Center with a simple tap of a button. Completely Redesigned Control Center Control Center has received a hefty facelift in todays release, and now ties in well with the overall look and feel of iOS 8, getting rid of thin black outlines and borders in favor of a more streamlined design. New Display & Brightness Setting Apple has made a small change to how brightness is altered from the Settings app with the inclusion of a new Display & Brightness setting. Separate Expiry Options For Audio / Video Messages Under Settings > Messages, beta 4 has a new option that allows you set expiry time for video and audio messages separately.
With every new beta release of iOS 8, Apple slips in a few surprises here and there, which improves the overall functionality of the mobile OS. And with new tips coming directly from Apple every week within the app, its a neat way to stay abreast of what hidden gems lurk underneath Cupertinos latest and greatest mobile OS. Thank you for reading!