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.

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Top Rated Comments

Sirious Avatar
109 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!
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kaibelf Avatar
109 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?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Blujelly Avatar
109 months ago
Can't wait for the amount of threads being created how this beta update ruined there iPhone.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
M5RahuL Avatar
109 months ago
That was fast... Loving this beta and the battery life is insane!

Enjoy guys!!!
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Lexdexia Avatar
109 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?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
realast8 Avatar
109 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.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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