Apple releases iOS 12 public beta 2, includes tweaks and fixes

iOS 12 public beta

The second iOS 12 public beta has arrived. The update, which was first released as iOS 12 beta 3 for developers, adds a few fixes and tweaks from the previous version. Those in the Beta Software Program can download iOS 12 from Apple’s websiteHere’s a list of things to look for in this beta this beta:

  • Clear All swipe action for Lock screen notifications.
  • A new FaceTime picker.
  • Voice Memos has a new iPad interface.
  • Apple Maps shows richer, more detailed maps in the San Francisco Bay Area. This fresh look is expected to be extended elsewhere prior to the official release of iOS 12.
  • Location sharing details have been moved from the Privacy section in the Settings app to a location in a user’s profile, next to iCloud settings.
  • Apple Watch app now includes only the Siri face as a new watch face.
  • The companion Watch app on iPhone now lists apps that work with the Siri face.
  • New Activity app stickers have been introduced.

Apple plans on releasing the first official version of iOS 12 this fall alongside new versions of macOS, tvOS, and watchOS.