iOS 16.2 Beta 2 Problems, Features, Bugs Fixed & More

iOS 16.2 beta 2

iOS 16.2 beta 2

Apple has released iOS 16.2 beta 2 build number 20C5043e for Developers. Public Beta will be released soon too! Check out the bugs fixed in this update, the new features as well as any new problems that might make you to reconsider updating!

iOS 16.2 Beta 2 Problems

New bugs reported for this version are listed here, together with available workarounds:

  • 1. Freeform app issues: can’t delete boards while offline, or if iCloud data is disabled. | Adding or removing collaborators can fail while attempting to change share settings.
  • 2. Scrolling animation lags and stutters system-wide.
  • 3. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)

iOS 16.2 Beta 2 Features

Changes included in this release when compared to Beta 1 are listed here:

  • 1. Medications Widget on Lock Screen comes in two options small and large size tracking a single pill or informing what medication is upcoming.
  • 2. More Frequent Updates option for Live Activities in TV app. Brings more info in real-time at the expense of battery life.
  • 3. Freeform app gets Cellular data toggle in Settings.
  • 4. 5G connectivity for India.
  • 5. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)
  • Tip: For more iOS 16.2 features please check our Beta 1 review.

iOS 16.2 Beta 2 Bugs Fixed

Problems addressed in this version are highlighted here:

  • 1. Camera not closing when opened from Lock Screen has been addressed.
  • 2. App Store crashing when opening. (Status: Waiting for feedback)
  • 3. TV App play tracking now works on all platforms.
  • 4. Selecting an option from the candidate bar is no longer unresponsive when typing in Chinese Pinyin.
  • 5. To be updated! (Contribute in the comments!)
  • Fact: For more known issues and bugs fixed you can also check Apple’s Developer release notes.

iOS 16.2 Beta 2 Download

ios 16.2 beta 2 update
This update is available, over-the-air, in Settings -> General -> Software Update to all compatible iPhones that run the iOS 16 Beta Software Profile for Developers.

It will soon be also downloadable to Public Beta testers that are signed up with the Apple Beta Software Program.

Tip: Never installed an iOS beta on your device. Here is a step-by-step guide!

Have you installed iOS 16.2 Beta 2 on iPhone? Did you notice any changes not mentioned in this article? What about new issues? Share your feedback in the comments!

Related: Apple has also rolled out iPadOS 16.2 beta 2 (20C5043e), macOS Ventura 13.1 beta 2 (22C5044e), watchOS 9.2 beta 2 and (20S5342d), tvOS 16.2 beta 2 (20K5342d).