Apple released the iOS 10.2 Beta 4 yesterday. Earlier Apple seeded the iOS 10.2 beta 1 to developers with a lot of major changes and new stuff. It’s a second major update to the iOS 10. operating system. It doesn’t include a single major feature like iOS 10.1 (the portrait mode), in fact, it includes vast major improvements like – Unicode 9 Emoji’s, New Wallpapers, New Camera Settings, New Widgets and more. So let’s start with all these new features in this article
How to install iOS 10.2 right now
iOS 10.2 is released to developers only. If you want to install it on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch then you have to have an Apple Developer Account which costs $99/year. Else if you don’t want to register as it’s costly then you can simply register your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch to our Apple Developer Account here for $15 only. We will register your device to our Apple Developer Account and then you can install any iOS beta for next 1 year. If you are interested then register your device to Apple Developer Account here >
What’s new in iOS 10.2
As we said, iOS 10.2 doesn’t have only single update, it has a lot of updates which you will just love. There are a bunch of new emoji that were first introduced in Unicode 9, plus there are a new video widget and handy new settings for preserving your camera preferences when taking a photo And more.
Unicode 9 emoji are here in iOS 10.2 now. Some of the new emoji include clown face,owl, shark, drooling face, selfie, fox face, butterfly, avocado, pancakes, croissant, and more. There are more than a hundred new emojis, including several profession emoji available in both male and female genders, such as firefighter,scientist,mechanic, lawyer, doctor and more. The existing emoji’s are also redesigned.
There are new wallpapers in iOS 10.2, which use the same graphics that were shown off in iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 marketing materials. Now you will get them in iOS 10.2 by going to Settings > Wallpaper >Choose a new wallpaper.
iMessages new effect
There’s a new “Celebrate” Screen Effect available, accessible when adding an effect to a message. There is a new Love effect available from the beta 3.
New Camera Settings
celebrate screen effects a new option for saving your last known camera settings. This will let you preserve the last Camera Mode, Photo Filter, or Live Photo setting. “Preserve Settings” is available in the Settings App under “Photos & Camera.”
New Video widget
iOS 10 started this widgets aera, now it keeps getting updated. Now there’s a new widget available for the Videos app, accessible on the widgets panel by swiping to the right on the Home screen of an iPhone or iPad. The Videos widget will displays movies and TV shows of the Videos app. It’s gone in beta 3.
There’s a new feature that will automatically notify your emergency contacts when you use the Emergency SOS feature on iPhone or Apple Watch. A popup notification shows up when you open the Health app after installing iOS 10.2.
Apple Music upgrades
There’s a new option to sort playlists in Apple Music by type, title, and recently added. There are also new options for sorting songs and albums by title or artist.
iOS 10.2 is currently only available for registered developers, so if you want then you can register your iPhone, iPad UDID to Apple Developer Account > and install the iOS 10.2 beta and watchOS 3.2 beta. Stay tuned for more updates.
We will update this post as new beta updates each time for iOS 10.2.
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