article thumbnail


AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content.

Apple has resumed the beta cycle with iOS 16.1, tvOS 16.1, and watchOS 9.1 joining iPadOS 16.1 on the latest developer testing release.

The newest builds can be downloaded via the Apple Developer Center for those enrolled in the test program, or via an over-the-air update on devices running the beta software. Public betas typically arrive within a few days of the developer versions, via the Apple Beta Software Program website.

Apple released iOS 16, tvOS 16, and watchOS 9 to the public on September 12. Now, only two days later, Apple has brought these operating systems back into the beta cycle alongside iPadOS 16.1 for a release later in the fall.

Release notes for these initial betas mention only bug fixes and software improvements.

The second beta for iPadOS 16.1 is build number 20B5045d, replacing build 20B5027f. The first beta for iOS 16.1 also uses build number 20B5045d, replacing the iOS 16 build 20A362.

The first tvOS 16.1 beta build number is 20K5041d, up from 20J373. The watchOS 9.1 build number is 20S5044e, up from 20R361.

AppleInsider, and Apple itself, strongly advises that users avoid installing betas on to “mission-critical” or primary devices, as there is the remote possibility of data loss or other issues. Instead, testers should install betas onto secondary or non-essential hardware, and to ensure there are sufficient backups of important data before updating.

Find any changes in the new betas? Reach out to us on Twitter at @AppleInsider or @Andrew_OSU, or send Andrew an email at [email protected].


[shareaholic app=”follow_buttons” id=”28160756″]

You can read the original article here —> [ Read More ]

New reasons to get excited everyday.

Get the latest tech news delivered right in your mailbox

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Online Horse Race Betting

In many places around the world, horse races are an attraction that a lot of people love to watch. With the fast-paced action and thrill that each game provides, it is no longer surprising to know that millions of fans have grown fond of it.

NordLayer — more than a business VPN

Cybersecurity threats have become vast and more sophisticated. The rate of malware attacks and malicious activity counts within seconds despite the size or sector the organization belongs to — no one is safe enough to expect that foe actors will bypass vital company resources.


Don't miss a beat!!

We’d love to keep you updated with the latest tech news from across the internet!

Don't worry, we don’t spam!

You may also like

Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

More in Apple