Apple has seeded macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta 2 build number 21C5031d for Public testers! This release comes one day after the same version was roll out for Developers, in an attempt to fine tune macOS 12.1 for the public release scheduled ‘for this fall’.
macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta 2 Download
How to: If your Mac is running the public macOS 12.0.1 software or an earlier version you need to install the macOS Monterey Configuration Profile from the Apple Beta Software Program website. A detailed step-by-step guide is available here.
Fact: macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta 2 update file size is 2.33 GB, when updating from the public release. File size might vary depending on device.
macOS Monterey 12.1 Features
Below you can check the changes Apple mentions in the release notes. If you spot any other new features don’t hesitate to mention them in the comments section and we will add them to the list.
- Hide My Email is now available directly in the Mail app. You need to be an iCloud+ subscriber to be able to use it. All the details are available here.
- To be updated!
macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta 2 Release Notes
If you’re looking for the full update log, check the screenshot provided above or click here.
macOS Monterey 12.1 Bugs
macOS 12.0.1 comes with a significant share of bugs. In this section we take a look at which of them have been fixed in this release. We also cover new issues that have found their way in this software update.
- USB hubs not working only delivering power, not detecting devices. (Status: -)
- Screensaver displays black screen instead of photos picked from a specific album. (Status: -)
- System has run out of application memory error! (Status: -)
- Emails not loading in Mail after macOS 12.0.1 update. (Status: -)
- Photo slideshows not playing. (Status: -)
- Bluetooth headphones cutting audio and / or disconnecting from Mac. (Status: -)
- Mouse cursor freezing, stuck when waking up. Scroll unexpectedly stops working. (Status: -)
- To be updated.
- To be updated.
Have you updated Mac to macOS Monterey 12.1 Beta 2? What’s your feedback. Use the comments section for any questions, suggestions and new feature reports.
Related: Apple has also released iOS 15.2 Beta 2, watchOS 8.3 Beta 2 and tvOS 15.2 Beta along with this macOS update!