Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Big Sur 11.2 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Big Sur 11.2 update to public beta testers, with the public beta coming one day after the software was provided to developers.

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Public beta testers can download macOS Big Sur 11.2 from the Software Update section of the System Preferences app after installing the proper profile from Apple's beta software website.

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. No new features or changes were found in the developer version.

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Top Rated Comments

vanlally Avatar
42 months ago
Hopefully it fixes this comment
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aso238 Avatar
42 months ago
I hope it fixes WIFI + Bluetooth disconnect and screen resolution bug when waking from sleep on M1 Macs. If it doesn't I am tempted to return my MacBook, it's getting quite annoying!
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
applicious84 Avatar
42 months ago
I sure hope they protect us from Facebook tracking with this update
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jgrove Avatar
42 months ago

Has anyone installed this? Whats your impression?
I am using a MBP M1 and the booting is now quicker, the localisation bug at logon still exists. Bluetooth seems more stable but maybe driver issues with Wacom. It took around 20 mins to install for me. Will be doing some photo editing tomorrow so will have a better idea
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Krzysztof Jankowski Avatar
42 months ago
Has anyone installed this? Whats your impression?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SFjohn Avatar
42 months ago

Seems most Canon printers aren't properly supported anymore. I'm not sure how many (if any) other brands are affected, but I saw many complaints on the Apple support pages from Canon owners.
I have found Epson to be good with printer software and firmware updates available anytime I run into a print or scan issue with Big Sur.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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