Today, just a few days after beta 5, Apple has released iOS 10.2 beta 6 to those registered as official Apple Developers and to those registered on the Public Beta Program. That isn’t the only thing released today by the Cupertino company though; it was closely followed by beta 5 for both Mac OS Sierra 10.12.20 and Watch OS 3.1.1, around one week after the previous beats of both platforms were released.
Image : iOS 10.2 Beta 6 Release
If you haven’t kept up with news, iOS 10.2 download will bring several new features to the latest generation of iOS firmware, including several new emoji characters, two new effects for iMessage, SOS mode for emergency calls for Indian users, a brand-new TV app and a few tweaks to the user interface amongst other things.
The betas for Watch OS and Mac OS are somewhat different, with both offering nothing more than minor bug fixes and a few improvements to performance There are no new features and no major changes to either platform.
How to Download and Install iOS 10.2 Beta 6 :
All of the latest betas can be downloaded right now by those eligible to do so.
- If you are already testing iOS 10.2 beta 5, you can download the latest update directly on your device, using the OTA method. Simply open Settings > General > Software Update on your device and wait for the update to be detected. When it has been, click on Download and Install and wait for your device to be updated to the latest beta.
- If you want to download the beta manually, you will need the beta IPSW files, which you can find here [ all links ]
- If you are not yet testing the beta versions out, you will need to use your computer, The IPSW file must be downloaded first and then you can follow the instructions n installing the IPSW files using iTunes. You will need to be a registered developer, on the public beta program or have taken us up on our special UDID Registration [ext link] in order to install the beta files.
For those that want to download the latest Mac OS beta, got the Mac app store, and click on Updates and, if you want the latest Watch OS beta, open the Watch App on your iOS device, and tap on General > Software update.