Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta coming two days launch of macOS Big Sur 11.1, the first major update to he operating system first launched in November.

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Developers can download the ‌‌macOS Big Sur‌‌ 11.2 beta using the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences after installing the proper profile from the Apple Developer Center.

There's no word just yet on what's included in ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2, but it likely includes performance improvements, security updates, and fixes for bugs that weren't able to be addressed in the release version of ‌‌macOS Big Sur‌‌. We'll update this article if we find anything new in the beta update.

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Top Rated Comments

movielad Avatar
17 weeks ago
Hopefully with a fix for display refresh rates and resolutions when using an external monitor. 11.1 has been terrible - Big Sur generally boots into a lower resolution and/or refresh rate on the external display ever since 11.1 was released (though there are reports of this issue cropping up in the betas) - was absolutely fine with 11.01. Running a MacBook Pro 16" here with a 27" BenQ monitor and USB-C connection, so nothing too exotic.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BGPL Avatar
17 weeks ago
I installed 11.1... it's pretty decent when compared to Catalina. The way tabs are done on Safari is annoying, not sure why Apple loves to hide options from users. If I want the ugly add tab thing there, let me have it.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
acader Avatar
17 weeks ago
Mac OS updates are becoming eye-candy updates rather than adding any productivity features. There are so many things that can be improved.
1. Contacts - Allow exporting to a .csv file 2. Allow Contacts to format phone numbers automatically if Country field is non-empty. 3. Allow printing envelopes with custom "from address" that user can set 4. Tons of Mail improvements - this is my pet peeve. Apple Mail is a toy, a joke. I could list a dozen productivity and feature improvements. Apple - if you are listening. Just look at the third party mail clients and see what they've done.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kylo83 Avatar
17 weeks ago
Maybe fix airpods auto switching as it doesn't work when going from iPhone to mac like it should
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
oliversl Avatar
17 weeks ago
Next year the macOS will be 12.x then? Just like iOS?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Fran Frin Avatar
17 weeks ago

What’s the version of Safari on 11.2?
Versión 14.0.3 (16610.4.2)
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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