Apple Releases Second iOS 9.2 Beta for Public Beta Testers

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Apple today seeded the second beta of iOS 9.2 to public beta testers, one day after seeding the second beta to developers and a week after releasing the first iOS 9.2 public beta. iOS 9.2 follows iOS 9.1, which launched on October 21.

Beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program and have will receive the second iOS 9.2 beta as an over-the-air update.

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. As iOS 9.1 was recently released, it will likely be several weeks before we see the public release of iOS 9.2.

According to the release notes for the first iOS 9.2 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, and iOS 9.2 beta 2 improves Safari View Controller further, introducing support for dismissing it with an edge swipe.

Along with improvements to Safari View Controller, iOS 9.2 also introduces support for AT&T's NumberSync Wi-Fi Calling feature and includes bug fixes for iCloud Keychain, Apple Watch syncing and pairing, audio quality when streaming to stereo systems, and more.

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LordBeelzebub

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I'm interested in how the "improved audio quality streaming to a stereo" works? Your phone doesn't know what it's hooked up to.
 

jgelin

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The safari view controller really needs support for 3D touch on the links.... I am always trying to peek into them and since I'm on them through the Facebook app it doesn't work :(
 

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Every update, I keep hoping I'll see VoLTE support from my carrier on my 6+.. Probably won't happen, but I can dream, right?
 

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I'm interested in how the "improved audio quality streaming to a stereo" works? Your phone doesn't know what it's hooked up to.
It says "includes bug fixes for... audio quality when streaming to stereo systems". If you follow the first link in the article, it says "An issue impacting audio quality when playing audio over USB in some car stereos has been fixed."
 

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Beta testers who have signed up for Apple's beta testing program and have will receive the second iOS 9.2 beta as an over-the-air update.
That's nice. I already deleted the Public Beta configuration profile to download the dev release yesterday :p
The safari view controller really needs support for 3D touch on the links.... I am always trying to peek into them and since I'm on them through the Facebook app it doesn't work :(
I wish there was a setting to open all links in Safari and force-swipe back into the app. I hate in-app browsers.
 

212rikanmofo

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I'm part of the public beta testing program. But I can't see the new beta when i go to settings > general > software update
 
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bchreng

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How long do you guys figure till 9.2 is released to the general public?
 

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I'm part of the public beta testing program. But I can't see the new beta when i go to settings > general > software update
Do you still have the beta profile installed? Mine was deleted somehow after installing 9.1 beta. I know that I did not delete it, but, somehow it was gone. Settings > General > Profile
 
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Dizzy714

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It says "includes bug fixes for... audio quality when streaming to stereo systems". If you follow the first link in the article, it says "An issue impacting audio quality when playing audio over USB in some car stereos has been fixed."
I'm wondering if this will fix my issue I've always had since the CarPlay update on my Pioneer head unit. With CarPlay activated on the unit the audio is noticeably thinner and just not good. I turn off CarPlay and my system goes back to big full punchy and great. So far that reason I haven't used CarPlay all year.
 
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garirry

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What's with Apple rolling out beta updates like crazy? I mean- I'm happy to hear that they are trying to fix most bugs, but rolling out a new update week after week seems a bit odd...
 
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The Doctor11

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Given that I'm not aware of any "major" features, heck even minor, I can't see why they'd wait so long to release it.
I'm thinking they may wait this long to release it so it will be completely perfect. That would be the hope anyway. Beta 2 is pretty good as is though.
 
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