Apple’s iOS 11.3 fifth beta is available to download. Now you can feel the uncommon experience with iOS 11.3 beta 5.
1) Apple iOS 11.3 beta – Apple released the iOS 11.3 beta version for registered iOS app developers. You can use the hacked Pangu8 iOS 11.3 beta profile to install it 100% free and safe.
2) Apricot iOS 11.3 – The very first time, A new web-based Operating system has been released for iPhones. You can install this iOS 11.3 beta corresponding mirror OS to your iPhone.
- New features iOS 11.3 beta
Apple iOS 11.3 beta features
Apricot iOS 11.3 beta features
New features for iPhone X
iOS 11.3 beta Compatible Devices
iPhone X, iPhone 8 plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S
iPad Pro (10.5-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad (9.7-inch), iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch)
iPod Touch 6
Hacked iOS developer beta profile
Use any method from following three to download & install iOS 11.3 beta 5 without Developer Account using the “Hacked iOS developer beta profile.”
- Pangu8 iOS 11.3 beta Install Guide
Step 01 – Visit this page using the Safari browser on your iOS device.
Step 02 – Tap the iOS 11.3 beta profile install button.
Step 03 – Enter the password. Then it will restart your device.
Step 04 – After the restart process, Open the Settings, General and Software update.
Step 05 – Click download and install to upgrade your iPhone/iPad to iOS 11.3 beta.
- Sylorix iOS 11.3 beta Install Guide
Step 01 – Download Sylorix using following button.
Step 02 – Open Sylorix App and tap the iOS 11.3 beta profile.
Step 03 – Then tap “Allow” → “Install.”
Step 04 – Enter your device passcode. (You can skip this if you have not setup passcode)
Step 05 – Now tap the “Install” → Again tap “Install.”
Step 06 – Click “Restart” from the popup message. Once reboot the device you have successfully installed iOS beta profile on your device.
Step 07 – Now you can download iOS 11.3 beta according to normal process.
Go to Settings → General → Software Update → iOS 11.3 Developer beta
Step 08 – Click download and install.
- zJailbreak iOS 11.3 beta Install Guide
Step 01 – Install zJailbreak app store using following button.
Step 02 – Open zJailbreak App and tap the iOS 11.3 beta in most popular Category.
Step 03 – Then click on “Install” → “Allow” → “install” → Enter your device passcode → “install”→ “install.”
Step 04 – It will require device restart to install the iOS beta profile on your device.
Step 05 – Once reboot your device Go to Settings → General → Software Update.
Step 06 – It will show iOS 11.3 developer beta. Click download and install.
Apricot iOS 11.3
Apricot is the way to get Web-based mirror operating system for all the latest iPhones models running latest iOS versions. It gives themes, Jailbreak, design and more experience for the users. Apricot is the 1st web-based iOS version. It is initially released targeting iOS 11.3 beta and it has released a mirror version of iOS 11.3.
Apricot Device Compatibility:
iPhone X, iPhone 8 & 8 Plus, iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, iPhone 6s & 6S Plus, iPhone 6 & 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 5S.
Apricot is available under two app stores. One is zJailbreak. Other is Xabsi. You can use any app stores to download Apricot.
Step Guide :
Step 01 – Use any of following buttons to install app stores first. Both app stores are available Apricot OS.
Step 02 – Tap the Apricot OS link under the installed app store (zJailbreak or Xabsi) and click on the install button. It has to select two device models to install Apricot as iPhone X user or Other device user.
Step 03 – Click allow → Install → Enter the device passcode → Install → Install → Done.
Step 04 – Now you have successfully installed Apricot OS to your iPhone.
Features of Apricot
Apricot OS brings awesome features which are not included in iOS 11.3 update, and you can run these on your iPhone.
- Design and icons
Redesign home screen is long overdue since iOS 11 because Apple mostly unchanged the home screen since its beginning. We see same styles, icons, colors, widgets for a long time and it’s getting a bit dull. No Design and Theme changing option for iOS 11.3 beta but Apricot does.
Apricot brings new elements and fresh look to iOS and you can experience it through Apricot iOS. The bright user interface and round Icons are pretty interesting. Download Apricot to get the experience right now.
- Change themes
iOS 11.3 update brings many new features. But No theme changing option for iOS 11.3 beta but Apricot does. Bored with your existing iOS theme and want to try something new? Apricot is an excellent app for you to experience the new iOS themes on your iPhone.
Here’s how you can install Apricot themes on iOS 11.3 versions.
Basically, you need to install Apricot OS App and Go to Settings. Then tap on themes available under “Device.” You can see Background themes available as a Dark theme, White theme except the default themes. Just tap on these as you desired to change the theme as well as you can change the font colors.
- New Wallpapers
Apple typically includes new wallpapers with each major iOS release, Though they are not included in the beta releases of iOS 11.3. Sometimes they will add new wallpapers to the final version and that is not sure.
But there’s no need to wait for the iOS 11.3 final version. You can get the nice wallpapers for your iPhone through Apricot.
You can experience Apricot wallpapers on iOS 11.3 versions. After installing Apricot OS, Open the app and go to themes, it has Animated wallpapers too. Just tap on the wallpaper you want to add and click the back button. You can see it has added to your Apricot OS background.
Apricot Common issues :
Sometimes it feels like Apricot OS may slow down your device. Mostly Camera feature. This is happening with the slow internet connection. If you have speed, stable internet connection there is no such an issue. However you can restart Apricot iOS. Just tap the refresh button in below right corner.
iOS 11.3 Public Release date
Apple has not confirmed the iOS 11.3 release date yet. iOS 11.3 is a milestone update which is consisting list of new features announced on WWDC 2017 with bug fixes, security patches and enhancements. Therefore it might take some time to arrive it officially.
However, we can predict iOS 11.3 release date when considering the prior iOS releases. Accordingly, iOS 9.3 first beta released in January 2015 and officially released in March 2015, as well as iOS 10.3 beta released on January 2016 and official release, was March 2016.
If Apple follows the similar plan, iOS 11.3 official release will be reached on end of March 2018.
Why should you install iOS Beta?
Apple Beta Software Program is the way to get new features to your iOS devices before everyone else. Apple just wants to test the version before release it to the public and it will help them to release more stable iOS version without minor bugs.
If you don’t care about jailbreak, you can upgrade the iOS version to the latest iOS version even before the public release and get familiar with an early version of the upcoming software.
Even Apple is paying a significant amount for bug reporters. So you can earn money from Apple. Therefore, you should install iOS beta.
iOS 11.3 Performance Improvement
- Battery Health Improvement
Now you can control your battery with iOS 11.3 update. You can check your battery’s current health. Go to Settings > Battery see a new battery health indicator which will also recommend if your battery needs to be serviced. Also, Apple is using power management to prevent unexpected shutdowns and with new throttling feature you can turn off this. Battery health and service recommendations and CPU throttling are available for iPhone 6 and later. However, this is not added to iOS 11.3 beta 1 yet and Coming soon.
- Upgraded Augmented reality experiences
ARKit 1.5 now available with the ability to identify vertical surfaces. This update allows AR Kit to understand the environment around you better. So users can put more objects such as doors, wall and irregular shapes. Also, ARKit improves your view through the camera greater than 50% resolution and Auto Focus.
- Airplay 2
iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3 introduce AirPlay 2 features. It will allow to multi-room music playback on Apple TVs using your iPhone and improved buffering. That’s mean you will be able to cast audio to multiple Apple TVs around your home. Currently, AirPlay 2 functionality is limited to devices running the iOS 11.3 and tvOS 11.3. In the future, third-party speakers and Apple’s own HomePod will support. When Apple improve the AirPlay 2 compatible devices, you can control all of the different speakers and devices located throughout your home using AirPlay 2 get an experience of full multi-room audio.
- Business chat for iMessages
iOS 11.3 update brings Business chat which is Apple announced in WWDC 2017. This will allow you to communicate directly business with messages, schedule an appointment, make purchases through Apple pay in the Messages app. Business Chat doesn’t share the user’s contact information.
- Health App improvement
You can easily access all of your medical records through health app because it will sync with your care providers. Therefore you will receive regular notifications for their lab results, medications, conditions and much more. Health Records data is encrypted and protected with a passcode.
More New Features & Changes
- New privacy splash screen in setup menu and Gray new Privacy icon in Settings becomes blue
- iBooks renamed as “Books” /All Books renamed as “Library” / Select button renamed as “Edit”
- New “Messages on iCloud” splash screen in Messages and backup can be disabled in Settings
- Reduce the usable storage
- Added more details such as size, version no in App store update section
- Bluetooth streaming indicator remove from control centre
- New animated headphone icon in status bar when streaming music
- New gear icon on system service tab
- Expanded description in voice over
- Health records in Health App
- HomeKit accessories with software authentication
- AR Kit app upgrades
What are new for iPhone X
- New Animojis added
iOS 11.3 brings new 3D animated characters to message app. Total 3D emoji models count brings up to 16 including Dragon, Bear, Lion and Skull. These Animoji characters are tracking your facial expressions. Have you got an iPhone X? Then, floating animated characters you can control with your face and Voice, then just record and send to your friends and family via iMessage.
- New ‘Confirm with Side Button’ prompt for purchases on iPhone X.
It’s not used Slide button when you install an application or use it to pay for something using Face ID. It is confused with the “double-click to install,” or “double-click” animation came up on the screen. Now it has clear from iOS 11.3 update and additional animation that says “Confirm with Side Button” in the details popup at the bottom.
- App switcher cards appear fast in iPhone X.
It is faster than ever when you swipe up from the bottom to access the app switcher.Also, the time it takes for the multitasking interface to come up has been reduced.
iOS 11.3 IPSW Download
You can download IPSW file according to your device model and update your iPhone/iPad or iPod manually via iTunes.
As well If you have developer privileges or If you have iOS beta configuration profile you can update iOS 11.3 beta as OTA update (Over the Air.) This is the same method that you update latest iOS version from settings> General software update. This is same as you update the latest version.
Step 01 – Download the latest iOS 11.3 fourth beta version to your PC or Mac from following drop down menu. Extract the downloaded zip file.
Step 02 – Connect your iOS device to the computer.
Step 03 – Open iTunes and Select the device.
Step 04 – Hold down the “Option” key and then click on “Update” if you a Mac user or Hold down “SHIFT” key and then click on “Update” if you are a Windows Pc user.
Step 05 – Select the downloaded IPSW file and click “Choose.”
Step 06 – Now your device update as usual.
iOS 11.3 Known Issues
In beta 1, Health Record accounts and data are not synced to Health in iCloud. This results in data from the device not syncing to other devices. (35431094)
Maps may crash when tapping the “Destinations” UI while connected to CarPlay. (34862998)
Siri control of AirPlay 2 isn’t enabled in iOS 11.3 beta 1. (36551796)
Some Messages threads may take longer to load than expected. (35394897)
Facial landmarks identified by the Vision framework may flicker in temporal use cases such as video. (32406440)
After a simulated iOS device starts up, it’s not possible to pull down the Lock screen. (33274699)
iOS 11.3 Downgrade
Normally, Apple gives a chance to downgrade the latest version to below version for limited times.
However, you can downgrade device version to any below version, with two ways.
These are Apple’s limited times downgrade option and using Restore and Update option through iTunes.
- Apple’s limited time downgrade option
At this time, there is no way to downgrade iOS 11.3 to iOS 11.2.1 or below version using this option.
- iTunes restore and update using IPSW
Step 01 – Make sure to download the correct IPSW file for your device.
Step 02 – Connect the device to the PC or Mac.
Step 03 – Install the latest iTunes and Get the device backup using it.
Step 04 – Tap the iPhone (small button) — > Check for update → find the downloaded IPSW from the drop down list → Open → Update.
Step 05 – PC user may hold down the left Shift key and click Update.
Mac users may hold down the Option key and click Update.
Step 06 – restore will begin. Do not disconnect the device from the PC or Mac, until finishing the restore process.
iOS 11.3 Jailbreak
Users are attract to jailbreak the devices/ iOS versions to remove Apple software restrictions to install third party apps. Jailbreak is the only way to install third party apps for the iOS devices, which you unable to download from the Apple App store. iPhone jailbreak, iPad jailbreak as well as iPod Jailbreak methods are available.
Even the iOS 11.3 is on beta stage, users want to apply the jailbreak for it. So far, it has no any untethered or semi untethered jailbreak solution for this. But you can get the jailbreak experience for iOS 11.3 beta with alternative ways.
Here is the possibility of Jailbreak iOS 11.3 beta
- Untethered/Semi Tethered jailbreak
It has no any untethered or Semi tethered jailbreak solutions for iOS 11.3 beta at this time. If someone refer untethered /Semi tethered jailbreak tool for iOS 11.3 beta, it is definitely scams and do not trust them.
- Jailbreak app installation methods
Following Jailbreak app installation methods are available for this version.
i) UDID registration method for iOS 11.3
iOS 11.3 beta users can install third-party Jailbreak apps using Velonzy. Velonzy is the best UDID registration method & it is an available online method (PC free) as well as PC required method.
Users can install Cydia from this method. However, it is not a full functional Cydia and Velonzy Cydia offers limited functions only.
ii) Dev code extraction method for iOS 11.3
Anzhuang is the most popular dev code extraction method to install jailbreak apps for latest iOS versions including iOS beta versions too. This method was found by a Russian hacker.
Anzhuang installs non rooted third party apps only. It allows to install Cydia as non rooted app.
- Virtual Jailbreak method for iOS 11.3
Apricot Jailbreak is the latest method to get virtual jailbreak experience for latest iOS versions on iPhone models only.
Apricot installs Cydia as a virtual app. However, Apricot Cydia is still in developing mode. Every restart removes Cydia. You may have to reinstall Cydia, until fix this issue.