Apple releases iOS 12.1.1 update with improved FaceTime, expanded Dual SIM support and more

Apple today released iOS 12.1.1 update with several new improvements for iPhone and iPad. This update adds notification preview using haptic touch on iPhone XR, expands dual-SIM support on iPhone XS, XS Max and XR to additional operators around the world, improves FaceTime experience and more. Find the full change log below.

iOS 12.1.1 adds features and fixes bugs for your iPhone and iPad. Features and improvements include:

  • Notification preview using haptic touch on iPhone XR
  • Dual SIM with eSIM for additional carriers on iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max
  • One tap to flip between the rear and front-facing camera during a FaceTime call
  • Live Photo capture during one-to-one FaceTime calls
  • The option to hide the sidebar in News on iPad in landscape orientation
  • Real-time text (RTT) when using Wi-Fi calling on iPad and iPod touch
  • Stability improvements for dictation and VoiceOver

Bug fixes include:

  • Fixes an issue where Face ID may temporarily become unavailable
  • Addresses an issue that prevented visual voicemail from downloading for some customers
  • Fixes an issue in Messages that could prevent predictive text suggestions when typing on the Chinese or Japanese keyboards
  • Addresses an issue that could prevent Voice Memos recordings from uploading to iCloud
  • Fixes an issue where time zones may not have updated automatically

This release also adds features and fixes bugs for HomePod including:

  • Support in Mainland China and Hong Kong
  • HomePod LEDs illuminate during Group FaceTime calls

You can download this update on your iOS device today.

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