At last, Apple has finally made iOS 11 Beta 2 15A5304j Update 1 download IPSW links available for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, today.
According to Apple’s release notes, iOS 11 beta 2 includes a long list of bug fixes for both first and third-party apps. With the second beta of iOS 11 released to developers for testing purposes, a little over two weeks after seeding the first beta following the operating system’s debut at the opening keynote of WWDC 2017. Since then, iOS testing community were around that initial beta. Not only to the developer community but also the world, looking further to try it on their devices to get an idea on what actually iOS 11 is all about.
The initial iOS 11 reveal went extremely well, resulting in thousands of downloads and installs across multiple device types. And the success rates of hat initial download and the level of feedback received by Apple has resulted in the company putting all engineers on deck to ensure that new versions of the platform are available on time.
Registered developers can now download the iOS 11 beta from Apple’s Developer Center, or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed. Here’s: How To Install iOS 11 Beta OTA Update Without UDID/Developer Account
The immediate release of the second beta version of iOS 11 means that the next-generation of iOS is officially in full swing when it comes to testing and the future. Those thousands of developers will now be able to instantly get iOS 11 beta 2 Update 1 build 15A5304j, which comes only a few days after the release of initial beta 2 15A5304i seed. The refreshments will largely be based on Apple’s roadmap version for the iOS 11 beta, and will also directly include the feedback and radar submissions provided by enrolled members.
In this existing situation, we now have a second beta, but that this is still only the beginning of the iOS 11 testing process. So we have a number of pre-release seeds to come going forward, which will likely be fired throughout to testers thick and fast from here on in.
For those interested in everything that iOS 11 offers, and iOS users who are extremely used to getting incremental platform updates given how much importance Apple tends on firmware progression, and invested in the initial release, you can find out exactly how to get up and running with our previous guide on the topic: Download iOS 11 Beta 2 & Install On iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, SE, 5s, iPad, iPod [Tutorial]. Again, currently it’s available to those registered on Apple Developer Program only but has promised by the company to make it available to testers on Apple Beta Software Program later this month.
Update x1: iOS 11 Beta 2 15A5304j seed is only available for select iPhone and iPad devices. For most newer devices, build 15A5304i still remains the beta 2 seed.
Update x2: Here are the changes found in iOS 11 beta 2 seed: iOS 11 Beta 2 Release Notes, Changes And Known Issues.