Apple pushes out iOS 10.2 Beta 5

Apple rolls out iOS10.2 Beta 5

Apple rolls out iOS10.2 Beta 5

Apple pushed out iOS 10.2 Beta 5 today to developers and subscribers of the public beta program. With the small number of changes and known issues in this build, it would seem that we are very close to seeing the final version of iOS 10.2 disseminated. With the latest build of Apple's mobile operating system, there will be new wallpapers for the iPhone and 72 new emoji in line with the release of Unicode 9. Perhaps the most important new feature is the one that will allow users to authenticate their cable or satellite service just one time and be allowed to view streaming video over multiple apps without having to sign in for each one.

In addition, the Messages app gets a new "Celebration" effect and the native "Videos" app is being given a widget. The update comes just four days after iOS 10.2 Beta 4 was released. The file that was rolled out today weighs in at 1.95GB and carries the following changes:

  • The TV app should no longer crash or show “TV is unavailable” on iPod touch.
  • Syncing with iTunes 12.5 through 12.5.3 should no longer delete TV app library content.


Known Issues:


  • TV app cannot be restored after it is deleted.

Even though there is only one known issue listed, it does point to a 6th Beta on the way since we're pretty sure Apple wouldn't want the TV app to remain MIA permanently once deleted.


If Apple stays at this pace, we could see the final version of iOS 10.2 launched in a matter of weeks.


Apple pushes out iOS 10.2 Beta 5
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source: AppleInsider via RedmondPie

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10 Comments

4. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

iOS user Will have a female orgasm woww Wallpapers new emojis ha ha

5. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

...huh?

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 30786; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That wasn't funny

7. kiko007

Posts: 7469; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I'm not even sure if he's joking or not........

8. kiko007

Posts: 7469; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

It'll be the first female orgasm you've ever witnessed...... I can tell that just by your tone ;).

9. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

If you really wanna know Ask to Your sista

10. drunkenjay

Posts: 1640; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

to be fair ios updates regularly and android updates once a year and half a year for other android brands and a year for carriers.

12. ryansc375

Posts: 36; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Beta 5 still had the same critical flaw (for my personal use) that betas 1-4 had: When both data and Wi-Fi are unavailable (when I'm on the subway), downloaded movies and TV shows won't load or play. No such issue on 10.1.1. Hope this is fixed before release.

13. dazed1

Posts: 777; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

Another beta over beta to fix issues and brake 2x more, iOS is garbage last 2 years.

14. askarian

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 13, 2013

That wasn't funny at all + uncalled for. Stupid troll.

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