Right now Apple seeded the iOS 9.2 beta 1 to all those who are registered under public beta program. This public beta update is arrived just after iOS 9.1 beta 1 recently seeded to Apple Developer Program’s registered developers.
In terms of iOS 9.2 new features is concerned, the new update is designed to improve the performance, moreover it also includes other improvements under the surface. On top of all, the Safari will support 3rd-party Action Extensions, as found within the official release notes of new firmware earlier this week. Furthermore, holding down Safari reload option will provide the options for reloading sites as loaded previously, or bring-up the desktop version of site.
Here the release notes for iOS 9.2 beta 1:
SFSafariViewController now supports 3rd party Action Extensions. Any Action Extension that
works in Safari will also work in SFSafariViewController.
• Long tapping the Reload button in Safari View Controller now gives options to Reload Without
Content Blockers and Request Desktop Site, like in Safari.
• iOS 9.2 Beta 1 resolves an issue where WebApps saved to the home screen would not respect the
apple-mobile-web-app-status-bar-style meta tag.
Today’s public beta for iOS 9.2 is available for following iOS devices:
- iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus
- iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, Retina iPad mini
- iPad mini , iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3
- iPod touch (5th generation)
The main advantage of using the Apple public beta is you just have to pay $99 as an annual fee under Apple’s developer program. Then you can take advantage of this by deploying your own apps on App Store.
People who are already installed the previous version of iOS 9 on their devices can get this new beta update via OTA Software update. People who are not participant of public beta program, need to have sign-up via Apple’s beta website. And get this new iOS 9.2 public beta 1 now.