Apple has just released iOS 9 Public Beta 2 today for users to test the latest iOS 9 beta on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This follows fourth beta of iOS 9 that was released yesterday to registered developers. iOS 9 is set for release later in fall.
iOS 9 Public Beta 2:
Apple has pushed out the second beta after some two weeks of releasing the iOS 9 Public Beta 1. iOS 9 is first OS from Apple that is available for pre-release testing to non-developer users. The major features that the latest OS introduced include Apple Music, Beats 1, new folders on iPad, and two-factor authentication. The latest iOS 9 public beta 2 further adds:
- Home Sharing for the Music app with Apple Music
- Tweaked Handoff user interface for multitasking view
- Picture in Picture support for video podcast playback
- UI tweaks and enhancements
- Updated photo picker on the web
Apple announced iOS 9 at WWDC keynote earlier in June. This year Apple's mobile operating system focuses on functionality and performance improvements. Bringing the long-awaited multitasking features to iPad, iOS 9 also brings in some other changes in apps like News, Maps, smarter Siri with deep search capabilities, and an all-new iCloud-based Notes app. The OS brings faster performance, added functionality, user-focused features, Picture in Picture video playback, and more.
iOS 9 Public Beta 2 compatibility:
iOS 9 is compatible with the following devices:
- iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S
- iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 4, iPad mini, iPad 3, iPad 2
- iPad mini 3, Retina iPad mini (iPad mini 2), iPad mini
- iPod touch 5th gen
If you have the first public beta already installed on your device, you can get the new software update over the air. You can learn more about Apple's Public Beta program here.