Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS Sonoma 14.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming macOS Sonoma 14.2 update to developers for testing purposes, with the software coming a day after the release of macOS Sonoma 14.1.

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Registered developers can opt-in to the beta through the Software Update section of the System Settings app. Under Beta updates, toggle on the Sonoma Developer Beta. Note that an Apple ID associated with an Apple Developer account is required to get the beta.

There is no word on what's new in the ‌macOS Sonoma‌ 14.2 beta, but we'll update this article when we find out what's been added.

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mirv Avatar
8 months ago
The 1Password extension for Safari seems to be broken with 17.2 beta. I've reported this to 1Password.


(I like how I'm a macrumors newbie even though I joined in 2007!)
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daneoni Avatar
8 months ago
Might wait for this before upgrading from Ventura
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TechRemarker Avatar
8 months ago
Does this have the new Journal app like iOS beta does? And if so is their an import function for DayOne where most all existing users would be transitioning from?
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jyhash Avatar
8 months ago
Here's hoping that they fix the egregious changes they made to Apple Music's Recently Added section. It is now useless, as it's chronology only goes back 60 Albums. They could at least add the "Album Sort: Date Added" that iOS has if they're going to actively break how I use my Apple Music Library. Please make sure and send Apple feedback if you have this same issue and want it rectified.

I hear it wasn't fixed for 14.1, but here's hoping they listen to their users and fix it for 14.2
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winxmac Avatar
8 months ago
Is MacRumors early or is Apple late?

It's not yet showing up on https://developer.apple.com/download/ and https://developer.apple.com/news/releases/ as of posting this comment...

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mattpilott Avatar
7 months ago
Music returned yesterday and working fine, didnt need to do anything. Presumably server-side issue they have fixed
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