Apple has seeded the second beta of iOS 9.1 to registered developers which is now rolling out. Two weeks after introducing the initial iOS 9.1 beta, Apple has on Wednesday flicked the switch on yet another release that sees the 2nd pre-release seed of iOS 9.1 fall into the hands of testers. Developers can add the latest beta to their iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices.
Registered members and those who looking to get involved in the testing of iOS 9.1 could be forgiven for being more than a little overhelmed. The beta 1 of iOS 9.1 release included APIs for things like 3D Touch, the Apple Pencil and Live Photos. Individuals who regularly test Apple’s platforms in the hope of locating and filing bug reports have been inundated recently with pre-release seeds for only iOS and OS X, but developers tools like Xcode. It also been the release of tvOS and the assiciated SDK for those developers to shift through and get to start developing apps specifically for Apple TV 4.
Currently, we don’t know a great deal about the second beta of iOS 9.1 and all that it entails. Given the fact that Apple has already announced that the new iPad Pro will come with iOS 9.1 re-installed on it. The update also includes support for Unicode 8, which will add several new emoji and if you plan on building apps for Apple’s new powerful iPad Pro, is a different idea and update brings about a significant number of changes and improvements, including Apple’s new News app, enhanced Siri and Maps, and more. A available to registered developers and then later to those who have registered themselves as part of Apple’s Public Beta Program.
This download seed of the build is available via Apple’s developer portal for those who are registered. If you’re running the initial pre-release seed of iOS 9.1 on a test device then the latest update is allowing public beta testers to download iOS 9.1 beta 2 (OTA) via Settings > General > Software Update.