Apple seeds iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers: here is what’s new

iOS 7.1 beta 5

Apple has released the fifth beta of iOS 7.1 to registered developers this morning. The update, which carries the build number 11D5145e, can be downloaded OTA or via Apple’s developer center.

Today’s release comes just two weeks after the fourth beta, which only brought about a handful of changes including a refreshed slide to unlock animation and a new voice gender for Siri UK…

beta 5

The beta is available for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models. We’re installing it ourselves, and will be reporting back with any new stuff we find. So make sure that you check back with us.

And as always, we welcome you to let us know if you find anything that we may have missed by either e-mailing us at, or leaving us a comment on the change below.

What’s new in iOS 7.1 beta 5

As we continue to dig through the new information in iOS 7.1 beta 5, we’ll be listing any notable changes we find below:

– Adds new natural-sounding Siri voices for English (Australia), English (United Kingdom), Japanese, and Chinese (Mandarin – China).

– Redesigned Caps Lock and Shift keys

beta 5 shift

– Wallpaper adjustment now called Perspective Zoom”. Used to be Motion On/Off (image via MacRumors forum):

beta 5 wall

– New ‘Buy Album’ button in iTunes Radio’s Now Playing screen