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Apple releases first iOS 9.2, OS X 10.11.2 builds for public beta testers

iOS 9.2 2-1

Update: Apple has also today released the first OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan beta build to public beta testers. This build follows the public launch of OS X 10.11.1 last week. You can sign up to join the public beta program on Apple’s beta testing website

Following this week’s release to developers, Apple has seeded the first version of iOS 9.2 to public beta testers. The update brings some important changes to the Safari View Controller, which serves as the in-app browser for many apps in iOS 9.

Those changes include the ability to reload a page without content blockers and the option to use any type of Safari extension (previously certain kinds of extensions would not be offered in the share sheet).

Public beta users can download the software from the Software Update section of the Settings application.

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  1. Dave Howarth - 7 years ago

    Did anyone else download it in Canada and have news for a couple hours then have it disappear without any warning?? super weird. I didn’t expect to get the news app in the first place but was pleasantly surprised. Then after setting it up and playing with it for a bit I put my phone down for an hour or two and the app has completely vanished.

    • oriste - 7 years ago

      You can have News by setting your region to USA in Settings->General, the app will “magically” reappear.

  2. beyondthetech - 7 years ago

    Anyone know if they fixed that annoying bug when clicking a banner notification for an email results in that email not disappearing from view when thrown in the trash?

    It kinda goes like this:

  3. Tom A (@Newdeal99) - 7 years ago

    Apple sure has made the x.1 and x.2 releases a whole lot less feature rich than they used to be

  4. mytawalbeh - 7 years ago

    iOS 9.2 Draining my other iPhone 6+ battery life very fast and for the first time I feel it’s very hot !