macOS Sonoma Beta 2 with build number 23A5276g is available for download on all compatible Macs! It brings even more new features and changes to your computer as well as bugs fixes and new issues!
macOS Sonoma Beta 2 Features
Changes spotted in this version are listed here:
- 1. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)
macOS Sonoma Beta 2 Issues
Before you update, check the problems reported for this release:
- 1. Deprecated API Alert for multiple third-party apps after macOS Sonoma Beta 2 update. Reported by Emiliano.
More: details available here.
- 2. Wrong time on sign in screen. Shows Cupertino time instead of your actual timezone. Reported by Symonsays.
Fix: Login and time will autocorrect itself. More details here.
- 3. PDF Preview not working after macOS 14 Beta 2 update. Reported by mugzhawaii.
Workaround: Use Chrome for opening PDF.
- 4. Safari search bar not working for tony__Y.
Workaround: Use a different browse or change the default Safari search engine.
- 5. macOS Sonoma no sound after Beta 2 update for alich345. Are you experiencing similar issues too?
- 6. Finder 0 KB bug for all files when using quick look. Reported by Reddit user.
Workaround: Use command + i comobo to bring up the file info and the correct file size should be shown or right-click the file name and Get Info!
- 7. To be updated. (Contribute in the comments!)
Fact: As expected this early test version comes with lots of bugs. Many of them are listed in Apple’s Developer notes.
macOS Sonoma Beta 2 Bugs Fixed
Issues addressed in this version are tracked here:
macOS Sonoma Beta 2 Download
This update is available, over-the-air in the System Settings app on any Mac compatible with macOS 14 and is enrolled to the macOS Sonoma Developer Beta program!
How To: Go for General -> Software Update -> Beta updates. Select macOS Sonoma Developer Beta option! Click Upgrade Now as soon as macOS Sonoma 14 Beta 2 shows up on the screen!
Tip: Agree with the terms, enter password and follow the on screen prompts to grab this test version!
Have you installed macOS 14 Beta 2 on Mac? Help us track all changes, improvements and issues! Share your feedback in the comments!
Related: Apple has also seeded iOS 17 & iPadOS 17 beta 2 (21A5268h), watchOS 10 beta 2 (21R5295g), tvOS 17 beta 2 (21J5293g) and HomePod 17 beta 2!