iOS 13 and iPadOS beta 2 now available to devs

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You can start testing now if you're a registered developer.
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Apple’s second iOS 13 and iPadOS betas are now available to registered developers. They come exactly two weeks after the first beta builds and should eliminate some of the teething troubles testers have experienced so far.

iOS 13 and iPadOS are huge updates with lots of new features and improvements. They also promise to boost app loading times and Face ID unlocking. And registered developers can get their hands on them now.

The second betas are available today. You can download them over-the-air if you’re already running the first betas, or by installing Apple’s developer profile if you’re upgrading from iOS 12.

Don’t jump in yet

We aren’t expecting any major changes from the second betas; Apple will likely be focused on eliminating bugs and addressing any performance issues. But that doesn’t mean iOS 13 and iPadOS are now fit for everyone.

These are early preview builds that will still have issues, and they’re meant for development devices only. Apple has promised that more reliable public betas will be available next month for those who can’t wait for the fall release.

If we do spot any notable changes in the second betas, we’ll be sure to let you know about them.