Apple has rolled out latest iOS 10.2.1 Beta 4 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch just few days after iOS 10.2.1 Beta 3 release. This is a surprising move on Apple’s part, as the company breaks usual pattern of leaving some weeks gaps in-between beta update releases. Nonetheless, since the update is here, let’s check out what new changes feature in this update.
This iOS 10.2.1 Beta 4 update carries a build number 14D27. One reason behind such pushing a new beta 4 update immediately after the update release could be to fix bugs that the company is missed to iron out in the previous update. Like we already mentioned in most of our previous posts on the iOS 10.2.1 beta update topic, that the public release of iOS 10.2.1 will mostly feature incremental performance improvements, bugs fixes, stability tweaks, and some changes in the way certain apps work. Don’t expect a radical iOS overhaul in 10.2.1 public release.
Back to the beta 4 update for iOS 10.2.1 for compatible devices. This iOS 10.2.1 beta build is mainly aimed at developers. Apple has rushed this beta 4 update perhaps to fix a potentially harmful bug in the firmware. All registered users of iOS beta program can download and install this update. Those who are not registered and want to try latest iOS beta update with new feature before the final public release can refer to this guide to learn how to enroll on Apple Developer Program for beta updates.
Apple is working on iOS 10.2.1 beta updates to identify and fix issues before releasing the final public version of its upcoming iOS 10.2.1 beta version. This Beta 4 update contains most of the feature already a part of the previous iOS 10.2.1 beta updates.
If you are already a registered member of Apple Developer Program, simply head over to Settings > General > Software Update on your device to find the new iOS 10.2.1 Beta 4 update waiting to be installed on your device via OTA update method. Unregistered users can go to developer.apple.com and follow steps to enroll on the program. Make sure you device has enough charging left before installing the update.
This iOS 10.2.1 Beta 4 isn’t available to public beta tester at the moment. We will keep you updated as soon as the public beta tester version of iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 becomes available.
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