iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Problems, Features, Bugs Fixed & More

iOS 16.1 Beta 2

iOS 16.1 Beta 2

Apple has just released iOS 16.1 beta 2 build number 20B5050f for Developers. The Public Beta has been released too! This version continues to fine tune the first major iOS 16 update, scheduled for October. It brings new features, bug fixes and it’s own share of problems!

iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Problems

Before you download this release take a look at the bugs already reported:

iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Update

You can download this version, over-the-air in Settings -> General -> Software Update, as long as the appropriate iOS 16 Configuration Profile is installed on your device.

If your iPhone is already running the initial iOS 16.1 Beta version and you haven’t deleted the iOS 16 Beta Profile in the meantime, you’re good to go!


  • Public Beta: requires device to be enrolled via the Apple Beta Software Program website. A step-by-step guide is available here.
  • Developer Beta: needs the iOS 16 Configuration Profile to be downloaded and installed from the Apple Developer platform.

iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Features

iOS 16.1 new features that haven’t been available in Beta 1 are highlighted below:

  • 1. Battery percentage enhancements: the battery bar matches the percentage and the size of the indicator is slightly larger!
  • 2. Lock Screen charging indicator is back. Now, it’s displayed on top of the Clock when charging starts and every time the device is woken from sleep.
  • To be updated!
  • Tip: For more iOS 16.1 features please check our beta 1 review.

iOS 16.1 Beta 2 Bugs Fixed

Have you installed iOS 16.1 Beta 2? What’s your feedback? Did you notice any changes not mentioned in this article? What about bug fixes or new problems? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also rolled out iPadOS 16 Beta 9 (20B5050f), macOS 13 Beta 8 (22A5352e), watchOS 9.1 Beta 2 (20S5059d), tvOS 16.1 Beta 2 (20K5046d).