Apple publishes iOS/iPadOS 15.2, tOS 15.2, watchOS 8.3 and macOS 12.1 beta 2. No new Xcode 13.2 beta is published so far though.

Notable changes include:

  • Legacy contacts settings are added to iOS
  • Mail app now provides access to iCloud+ Hide My Email feature
  • iOS 15.2 beta 2 now includes Communication Safety features for children (notable change from initial draft is removal of parent notification)
  • Find My now allows to scan nearby AirTags and other items
  • SharePlay is enabled for macOS 12.1
  • Universal Control is still not enabled in macOS beta

Beta download: Beta Software Downloads

Release notes: iOS & iPadOS 15.2 Beta 2 Release Notes, watchOS 8.3 Beta 2 Release Notes, tvOS 15.2 Beta Release Notes

Reference: Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 15.2 to Developers, Apple seeds macOS 12.1 beta 2 to developers, Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 8.3 to Developers, Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers, iOS 15.2 beta 2 includes new communication safety feature in Messages, Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers, iOS 15.2 Beta Adds Messages Communication Safety Feature for Kids, Hide My Email Available in Mail App With New iOS 15.2 and macOS Monterey 12.1 Betas, iOS 15.2 Beta 2 Lets Your Family Access Your Data If You Pass Away, Apple Walks Back iPhone 13 Display Repair Restriction That Disabled Face ID, iOS 15.2 Adds Option to Scan for Nearby AirTags and Find My-Enabled Items, Everything New in iOS 15.2 Beta 2: Legacy Contacts, Hide My Email Improvements, and More



Check beta for compatibility issues.

QA engineer:

Check beta for regressions.


Plan SharePlay-capable app releases accordingly.

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