Apple releases iOS 9.2 beta 2 to public testers
As expected, Apple has seeded the second beta version of iOS 9.2 to public testers. Apple had seeded iOS 9.2 beta 2 to developers yesterday, and the first beta version last week.iOS 9.2 includes several bug fixes and enhancements related to Safari View Controller, the new Safari window that opens up when you click on a link in some apps, including the ability to dismiss it with an edge swipe. Third-party Action Extensions will also work with the Safari View Controller.
To apply an over-the-air update to your iOS device, go to Settings → General → Software Update and follow the onscreen instructions. You can apply for Apple’s Beta Software Program here to gain access to public beats of iOS and OS X.
Here are the devices iOS 9.2 beta is compatible with :
- iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
- iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
- iPad mini 4, iPad mini 3, Retina iPad mini (iPad mini 2), iPad mini
- 6th generation iPod touch, 5th generation iPod touch
As detailed earlier this morning, iOS 9.2 beta 2 expands the usefulness of Wi-Fi Calling with support for AT&T’s network-level technology called NumberSync which lets you place and receive phone calls from your Mac running OS X 10.11.2 beta 2, even if your iPhone is turned off.