Second public beta to iOS 9.2 released by Apple; iOS 9.1 breaks Touch ID

If you're a member of Apple's public beta program, you could receive as soon as today the second beta for iOS 9.2. The update was pushed out to developers yesterday. The build number is 13C5060d, but keep in mind that once you install iOS 9.2 on your iPhone, you cannot go back to an earlier build (more on this below). The major new addition with this update is the support for AT&T's NumberSync....
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39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I understood. But the last 3 updates have contained features that could work on older devices. Example, in the latest iOS9, splitsscreen could have been made available to some older devices. Especially since Apple puts in features from the OS level which is suppose to be an advantage. Comparing Samsung has devices 3 years old that have splitscreen capabilities even if they are limited. Also Apple doesn't have to allow an update to rollout to everyone. Even carriers many times don't roll an update to all their customers. That my many may manually try to get their phone updated because they can't wait as if they very lives depend on updates. Also, many users do experience problems. Just because they don't come online and voice them, doesn't mean they aren't effected. Consider the fact Apple has over 700M people with devices. You think all 700M are going to get online? I've had issues with many devices, but I didn't ways go to forums and post. I used search for a fix. Every problem a device has to me is a big problem no matter how many report it. If one is having an issue, than potentially millions could. I'm not like fans who try to play down issues simply because they aren't having the issue. Consider yourself lucky if you don't have issues. But one single person isn't the representation of many. I will give just one example. Bending. Apple said only 9 people at the time had reported an issue. So! Seeing it was a hardware design flaw that was on every reused phone, that means technically everyone is potentially going to have the problem if they aren't careful. Many likely took quick solutions to heart like buying a more rigid case, or didn't put their phone in tight pockets. But 10s of thousands did not and those phones ended up at my company and many others. Any problem that effects the normal use of a product is a serious problem especially if hardware related. No matter the brand, no matter if you like them or not. If this was Samsung, or Microsoft everyone would be running them into the ground. Like they did when the first Windows Phone didn't have copy/paste. Ms got more flack than Apple did and it took them 3 years to add it.

18. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Apple always seems to break something important in their latest updates.

27. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Did they break your brain?

34. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Couldn't help resist but troll me could ya? Well good luck to that idiot.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

99% of it ☺

38. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Resort down to mxy's level now man lol.

43. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

He always was. He just took some days off. I thought he actually had changed. Fact is, once your brain is screwed in to being a fan, it's like trying to stop smoking cigarettes. It's hard to break bad habits.

44. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Yeah man these guys are completly two faced when it comes it. It's funny at least.

31. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Haven't had any issues with my iOS updates yet. Always wait a while before I update. Still like their process better then Android. Lollipop was a disaster. Got my Nexus 7 out and charge it the other day. Still no good. Lollipop seems to be ok on my Note 3 but took a while to get it. AT&T had to be sure to add some bloat. Sure don't missed the bloat ware.

45. DnB925Art

Posts: 1167; Member since: May 23, 2013

I'm surprised that Apple doesn't roll out updates like Google and other Android manufacturers do: roll them out over the course of a few days to a week. It gives a chance to see if it breaks anything after they start pushing the update out where it affects a minimal amount of people. If it breaks, they can halt the updates to fix problems before it affects a huge amount of people.

46. hamza110

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

This means that I should not update my iPhone 6s to IOS 9.1 :)
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