Just two days following the release of iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 (which fixed bugs affecting battery life, enabled multitasking gestures on the original iPad and fixed the Smart Cover security flaw, among other things), and on the heels of yesterday’s release of iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 2, Apple today seeded its developer community with another point release, the iOS 5.0.1 Beta 2 software build 9A404 (the previous beta carries a build number of 9A402).
Developers should be able to download a standalone iOS 5.0.1. Beta 2 build through the iOS Dev Center, but we were having issues downloading the files at post time. Alternatively, registered developers can apply an over-the-air update directly on devices running iOS 5.0.1 Beta 1 by opening the Settings app, tapping General and then Software Update. Changelog is not available yet, but count on us to update the post accordingly.
- Apple releases iTunes 10.5.1 Beta 2 to developers, featuring iTunes Match for Apple TV (9to5mac.com)
- Apple’s iOS update file now says August 18th for iOS 5 Beta 6 (9to5mac.com)
- Apple prepares for iOS 5 launch: iOS 5 beta 4 is the first over-the-air update (works on 3G!) (9to5mac.com)