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Apple Releases First iOS 9.2 Beta for Public Beta Testers

ios_9_iconEarlier this week, Apple seeded the first beta of iOS 9.2 to developers, just under a week after the public release of iOS 9.1. As of today, Apple is also making iOS 9.2 available to its public beta testers.

Beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program will receive the iOS 9.2 update over-the-air after installing the proper certificate on their iOS device.

Those who want to be a part of Apple’s beta testing program can sign up to participate through the beta testing website, which gives users access to both iOS and OS X betas. Because iOS 9.1 was just released, it will likely be a month or more before we see the public release of iOS 9.2.

iOS 9.2 fixes several bugs in the operating system and it includes other under-the-hood enhancements. According to the release notes for the first beta, the Safari View Controller (the view of Safari you see within apps) is being updated with support for third-party Action Extensions that will let it more closely mirror the Safari app. It also includes options to reload content and request a desktop site, as in Safari.

Tag: iOS 9.2


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12 months ago
I'm all for public testing, but I hate it when people become 'testers' and then complain when things don't work on their main device - acting like the software should be flawless!
Rating: 15 Votes
12 months ago

That was fast... Loving this beta and the battery life is insane!

Enjoy guys!!!


It's been out for.... like 15 minutes and you already can assess battery life? How?
Rating: 15 Votes
12 months ago
Can't wait for the amount of threads being created how this beta update ruined there iPhone.
Rating: 10 Votes
12 months ago
Waiting for that iOS update that restores the fluidity of my devices. Am I the only one who appreciates buttery smooth 60 FPS system level animations?
Rating: 7 Votes
12 months ago
That was fast... Loving this beta and the battery life is insane!

Enjoy guys!!!
Rating: 7 Votes
12 months ago
....best 15 minutes of battery life EVER on an iPhone. OK - but seriously, I'm assuming/hoping he is on the developer beta, which has been out for 2 days .. which is likely very similar, if not identical, to this public beta 1.
Rating: 5 Votes
12 months ago

Whatever it is, my 6S Plus animations are now completely 60 fps with no lag or stuttering. 9.1 made the system animations choppy


I think I know what you mean. The multitasking tiles seem quite a bit smoother to me when scrolling through them. 60fps vs... ~52-55fps (yes, I'm sensitive to that sort of thing, too).
Rating: 4 Votes
12 months ago
Request Desktop Site isn't available in 9.1. Also it never works anyway
Rating: 4 Votes
12 months ago

Request Desktop Site isn't available in 9.1. Also it never works anyway

It's there as it was in 9.0 and works the same as it has before (even before iOS 9).
Rating: 3 Votes
12 months ago

That was fast... Loving Beta 2 and the battery life is insane!

Enjoy guys!!!

This is still beta 1.
Rating: 3 Votes

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