iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 Public Beta 2 Now Available – How To Download
Apple has today released iOS 9.3.3 and OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan Public Beta 2. Both downloads are absolutely free.
Second Public Betas Of iOS 9.3.3 And OS X 10.11.6 Have Been Released
Apple released iOS 9.3.3 beta 2 for developers just yesterday, along with OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan beta 2. Today, Apple is taking things further, with the release of public beta builds for the aforementioned pieces of software. The best thing about them is that they’re absolutely free and almost anyone can try them out, as long as they have compatible hardware at hand.
Just like yesterday’s release, iOS 9.3.3 Public Beta 2 is available for 9.7-inch iPad Pro users as well, therefore you don’t have to worry about tablets getting bricked or whatnot. Also, just like the developer release, iOS 9.3.3 Public Beta 2 is available over the air as well. Simply connect to a WiFi network, navigate to Settings > General > Software Update on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and hit the ‘Download and Install’ button to kick things into high gear. Be sure to connect your iOS device to a power outlet to ensure things go smoothly for you. And if you have less than 50% battery on your device, then the download process won’t move forward. Be sure to keep that in mind before going ahead with the installation process.
OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan Public Beta 2 is also available as an OTA update, with the download being available directly from the Mac App Store, under the ‘Updates’ tab. And just like iOS 9.3.3 beta, we highly recommend that you save anything and everything beforehand just in case. And yes, the completion of the installation procedure will require you to restart your Mac, so be vary of this fact.
If you wish to download and install iOS 9.3.3 or OS X 10.11.6 Public Beta on your devices from scratch, then simply head over to beta.apple.com to get started with the installation procedure. But do keep in mind that since you’re dealing with beta software, therefore expect a few lingering bugs here and there, and it’s highly recommended that you backup everything beforehand just to be on the safe side of the fence.
It’s highly likely that iOS 9.3.3 and OS X 10.11.6 El Capitan will see final consumer release in the coming weeks, and the aforementioned software packs in nothing more than bug fixes and performance enhancements. That might not sound much to an average user, but nonetheless, fixes are good to have, and they make our devices tick along smoothly.