Apple is really going for it with the updates now as iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 is released to developers and is available for download now. Rather than suffering the mess of previous years, the Cupertino company is working hard at keeping iOS 10 as free from bugs as they possibly can, while constantly pushing out performance improvements. The new beta is only available to registered developers at the moment
Image : iOS 10.2.1 beta 4
Features of iOS 10.2.1 Beta 4 :
To be honest, iOS 10.2.1 is looking very much like a simple bug fix and performance enhancement release, with the build number indicating that it is only a small change from the previous betas. From what the release notes indicate, the only changes present are :
- Fixes for minor bugs that appeared in iOS 10.2 and in the previous three betas for iOS 10.2.1
- Performance enhancements
- Minor improvements overall
The release comes just a couple of days after iOS 10.2.1 beta 3, indicating that public release is not going to be too far away. Want to know how to download iOS 10.2.1 beta 4? Check out the instructions below:
Download iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 :
There are two methods for downloading iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 . In case you are already running a previous iOS 10 beta on your iOS device, the fourth beta should be available to you as an over-the-air update. Follow instructions below .
1. OTA Update :
In case you already have installed a previous beta version of iOS 10.2.1 on your device, then you can go to Settings > General > Software Update to get the new iOS 10.2.1 beta 4.
2. Itunes IPSW Method :
- Download iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 files from here .
Note : UDID Activation may be required . If you are installing an iOS 10 beta for the first time on your device , it is required to register your device in the Apple Developer Centre . In case you are not yet a member of Apple Dev program, please note that the annual cost of the membership is $99. If you don’t want to pay $99 but still want to get iOS 10.x.x beta 4 , then you can subscribe to our Premium UDID Registration service for an annual fee of just $10 to get all the beta releases upto one year [ upcoming iOS 11 Download in Sept 2017 ]. $5 per additional device [ 50% discount ]
If you don’t know how to install new iOS firmware on your device, then go to this tutorial. We advise you to try out beta firmwares on alternate devices, as betas are sometimes buggy.