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What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Posted July 21, 2014 at 7:19pm by iClarified · 32577 views
As we approach iOS 8’s Fall release, Apple has been hard at work on finishing up the next version of iOS. iOS 8 Beta 4 brings many welcomed changes and here’s a list of what we’ve found so far.

Tips App
As we first saw in the leaked screenshots back in March, Beta 4 introduces a new Tips app that helps users learn about iOS 8. Apple plans to introduce new tips on a weekly basis. Tips include how to quickly respond to notifications, notification for mail responses, Siri, messages, and more.
What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

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Control Center Redesign
Control center has (finally) been redesign in iOS 8 to be much more cleaner. Border have been removed and icons turn white when they are activated.
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Display Settings
Under settings there is a new Display and Brightness Section that features brightness settings as well as text size and the option for bold text.
What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Mail Swipe Options
You can now assign swipes in the mail application to different actions.

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Lock Screen Suggested Apps
There is new section in the Settings app that allows users to toggle whether or not they want suggests apps to appear on the lock screen and app switcher that are relevant to the user’s location. You can limit this feature to apps found in the App Store, on your device, or both.

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Dictation
Speech-to-text (Dictation) now shows you a live preview of what you are speaking/typing instead of waiting for you to tap Done. Apple also made this change to Siri in iOS 8.

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Home Data
Under privacy settings, there is now an option to manage which apps have access to your home data (HomeKit).

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Favorites & Recents
iOS 8 brings quick short cuts to favorites and recent contacts by double clicking the home button. Beta 4 lets you control whether or not to have that data preset in the switcher by letting you enable favorites or recents.

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Health App
Calories are now split between Active, Dietary and Resting.

What's New in iOS 8 Beta 4: Control Center Redesign, Tips App, More

Other changes include a tweaked Safari bookmarks icon, a remove Bug Reported app, new options for Message history,a happier emoji keyboard icon and other minor tweaks.

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shah
shah - July 22, 2014 at 4:06pm
Can someone let me know if the current release supports region Malaysia with preferred language as English. In the past only Malay and Chinese supported. Weird as majority prefers English
David
David - July 22, 2014 at 2:26pm
Handoff removed for 4s. Why? Till worked on beta3
Pwn5c
Pwn5c - July 22, 2014 at 1:21am
I like the ios 8 beta 4 improvements.But,it's better add widgets to spingboard and get new icons so it will be more attractive for apple users and android users
Pwn5c
Pwn5c - July 22, 2014 at 1:23am
I like the ios 8 beta 4 improvements.But,it's better add widgets to spingboard and redesign icons so it will be more attractive for apple users and android users
Abdo
Abdo - July 22, 2014 at 12:12am
Apple you seem u always forget to update the basic phone dial app, please work more on it. It is fast and convenient, but we need better , smarter , faster search in phone contacts.
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