After a gap of a week, Apple resumed the beta updates and came out with a bunch of new updates. The new iOS 16.2 Beta 2 update is a new update for iOS 16 eligible devices. Apple has been testing iOS 16.2, which will be the second major update after the official release of iOS 16.
Apple has been looking to improve the iOS 16 firmware with each update. Firstly, iOS 16 had a number of bugs, which was the reason many users held back from updating to the latest firmware. The situation got better with iOS 16.1 and things are expected to get even better with the iOS 16.2 update. The update is currently being tested and would take a couple of weeks to go live for the public. As per reports, 5G support is now rolling out to Indian variant of iPhones via iOS 16.2 Beta 2 update.
The new iOS 16.2 Beta update brings a new health widget and other features
Alongside the second iOS 16.2 Beta Update, Apple has also released the iPadOS 16.2 Beta 2 update, watchOS 9.2 Beta update, tvOS 16.2 Beta 2 update, macOS Big Sur 11.7.2. RC update, macOS Monterey 12.6.2. RC update, and macOS Ventura 13.1 Beta 2 update. The latest iOS beta update has become available for developers with the build number 20C5043e. The build number indicates that the beta testing could run longer than expected.
As for the changes and new features, the users can expect new additions as it is only the second beta build. According to the early impressions, the latest iOS 16.2 update will bring a new health widget for the lock screen. For users in India, the update will bring support for 5G devices on eligible iPhones.
How to update to the second iOS 16.2 Beta update?
The second iOS 16.2 update has become available to developers. Soon, the update will become available to public beta users. Since it’s a beta update, you’ll require a beta profile installed on your iPhone for receiving the update. You should see the update if you’ve already installed the iOS 16.2 profile. For manually checking the update, you should head over to Settings -> General -> Software Update. If it shows the first beta build, you’ll need to tap Download and Install for getting the update.