Apple Releases iOS 11.4 With Messages in iCloud and AirPlay 2

Otis Hoffman
May 30, 2018

This means you can play music at the same time on multiple speakers that are compatible with AirPlay 2. Just launch the Settings app, tap on General and scroll down to Software Update. The iOS 11.4 update is around 330 MB is size. Also, it is advisable to back up your data before beginning the update process. Users can now choose one or more devices or rooms where music should be played right from the Control Center on iOS 11.4. The update allows the HomePod and Apple TV (the two Apple devices that now support AirPlay 2), as well as forthcoming third-party AirPlay 2 devices, to play the same audio throughout your home or only in select areas of your home.

AirPlay 2 makes HomePod a more competitive smart speaker, and a more user-friendly one. For example, you can say "Hey Siri, move this song to the Kitchen" or "Hey Siri turn it up everywhere". Currently Sonos is working on adding AirPlay 2 support to its speakers. Nevertheless, the new change is likely to convince other multimedia device manufacturers to integrate the new protocol. The update gives you the ability to pair two HomePod units in the same room, allowing them to act as stereo speakers. And in proper stereo, something that one HomePod-for all Apple's talk of creating a "3-D sound field"-could not achieve alone".

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The HomePod's advanced beamforming provides a wider soundstage than a traditional stereo pair setup. Notably, your HomePod will automatically receive the update to support stereo pairs unless auto updates are disabled in the Home app on your iPhone or iPad.

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Apple iOS 11.4 for brings AirPlay 2 which will let users control music in their home from iOS device. You can leverage the new development and store all your messages, photos, and other attachments received through the Messages app directly on iCloud. This will also help users free up space on their iPhones. It also backs up iMessages so that any new device in the account can get old iMessages without restoring a backup.

With iCloud support users will have more control over Messages on different devices.

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