Build list legend
|Version of iOS|
|Codename||Okemo (8.0 - 8.0.2)|
|Latest build||12H321 (8.4.1)|
Continuity has been added, which allows for cross-device communication features. Two of which include:
Family Sharing has been added, which allows for purchases to be shared across different Apple IDs.
The App Switcher will now display contacts above the app cards. Tapping on one will provide messaging and calling links.
The Passbook app now includes the Apple Pay services, which was added to the iPhone 6 series in iOS 8.1.
The Notes app received rich text editing support, which includes images support and the ability to bold, italicize, and underline text.
The iCloud Drive app has been added, which lets user browse their files stored in iCloud. The app can be enabled in the Settings app.
iOS 8.2 would add support for the Apple Watch.
The Health app has been added, which can be used for tracking fitness and body data from third-party apps.
Weather app data is now provided by The Weather Channel, rather than Yahoo.
Shazam integration has been added to Siri. Recognized songs will be listed in the iTunes Store app.
Wi-Fi calling is now available for phone calls.
The Tips app has been added, which displays information about iOS features on a weekly basis.
The first developer beta of iOS 8 was released on 2 June 2014, and the GM build was released on 9 September 2014.