You can now download iOS 10.2 Beta 7 for compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch devices. The update is available for registered developers.
What is Apple Patching So Quickly in iOS 10.2 Beta?
The sixth beta of iOS 10.2 arrived earlier this week, and already we have the seventh one in front of us. What's surprising here is that the tail end of last week saw the release of iOS 10.2 Beta 5. Given the pace at which Apple has released these updates, it begs the question: what is Apple patching so quickly in iOS 10.2 Beta? Well, we will know in due course it seems. But right now, given the sudden arrival of this update, everyone should go ahead and install it without giving it a second thought.
As usual, the update is available to download over the air. You can start off by connecting to a WiFi network then navigating to Settings > General > Software Update. Once the update is available to download, tap on the Download and Install option to kick things into high gear. The total installation process will take no more than ten minutes so be patient while things are happening. Once the installation is complete, simply unlock your device and start using it as you normally would.
The changelog suggest nothing more than bug fixes and performance related enhancements. But given how quickly this update has made an entry for download, there has to be something more. A lot more. We will know for sure as we dig deeper into the update. Till then, make sure you have the latest build installed on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, ensuring the smooth functionality of your device.
If you are installing iOS 10.2 Beta for the first time, you can grab it directly from beta.apple.com for free. Registered developers can download the IPSW firmware file directly from the Apple Developer Program website. You also have the option to download iOS 10.2 Beta over the air if you don't feel like installing the release via iTunes.
We will keep our readers updated regarding iOS 10.2 Beta 7 and its contents, so stay tuned.