Apple releases sixth betas for iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2


iPhone X wireless charging
iOS 11.2 is close to making its big debut.
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Apple has rolled out its sixth beta updates for iOS 11.2 and macOS 10.13.2.

They arrive just three days after the fifth betas were made available to registered developers, indicating a public release is right around the corner.

iOS 11.2 packs a whole bunch of features to look forward. Apple Pay Cash has finally landed on iPhone and iPad, alongside new live wallpapers and a Control Center indicator for iPhone X, faster wireless charging, and tweaked emoji.

Apple has also fixed a Calculator bug caused by slow animations, and added new still wallpapers for older iPhones. There is no sign of Messages in iCloud just yet, however.

iOS 11.2 is coming soon

The sixth beta doesn’t bring anything significant as far as we can tell; it is focused on fixing bugs and improving performance before Apple makes iOS 11.2 available to all. Based on how quickly these updates are coming, that’s likely going to happen very soon.

The macOS 10.13.2 update is focused on ironing out kinks, too. The sixth beta brings a fix for the massive security issue that was patched in macOS 10.13.1 earlier this week. It’s not yet clear if it fixes the file sharing problem introduced by that update.

You can download these updates now if you’re running earlier iOS 11.2 and macOS 10.13.2 betas.


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