Release Candidate is published for upcoming OS releases.
These updates include Apple Music Voice Plan support, service history is now tracked on the phone.
Also, iOS now includes App Privacy Report.
iOS & iPadOS 15 introduced the Record App Activity feature in the privacy settings, allowing people to save a summary of sensor, data, and internet access by apps on their device. In iOS & iPadOS 15.2, this activity is presented in Settings in a new UI called App Privacy Report. This is a great opportunity to review your app’s sensor, data, and internet usage. To view your activity in the report, go to Settings > Privacy > App Privacy Report > Turn On App Privacy Report. Activity will show once you use your app. (78696668)iOS & iPadOS 15.2 Release Notes
Siri gets Dutch language support on HomePod in this RC hinting upcoming availability of HomePod in Netherlands.
Legacy Contacts are also enabled in RC.
macOS 12.1 Monterey now supports SharePlay, but Universal Control is still missing. Also RC includes a lot of fixes, including problems with charging, “notch” and others.
watchOS 8.3 RC now enables ECG in China and adds Assistive Touch support to older models.
Corresponding Xcode 13.2 RC is also released.
Beta download: Beta Software Downloads
- Apple Seeds Release Candidate Version of watchOS 8.3 to Developers
- Apple Seeds Release Candidate Versions of iOS 15.2 and iPadOS 15.2 to Developers
- iOS 15.2 RC now available for developers, here are the full release notes
- watchOS 8.3 RC now available with Apple Music Voice Plan, App Privacy Report, more
- Apple Seeds Release Candidate Version of macOS Monterey 12.1 to Developers
- Apple Music Voice Plan Coming in iOS 15.2
- Apple releases macOS 12.1 RC, but Universal Control is still missing
- Universal Control Not Coming in macOS Monterey 12.1 and iPadOS 15.2
- macOS Monterey 12.1 Fixes Major Tap to Click, YouTube HDR, and Charging Bugs
- macOS 12.1 fixes bugs affecting MagSafe charging, YouTube HDR, the MacBook Pro notch, and more
- iOS 15.2 Adds ‘Parts and Service History’ Feature to iPhone
- watchOS 8.3 and iOS 15.2 Release Candidates Enable Apple Watch ECG in China
- Apple brings Dutch support to Siri on HomePod, hints at Netherlands HomePod mini release
- Apple Seeds Release Candidate Version of tvOS 15.2 to Developers
- macOS 12.1 Fixes Menu Bar Icons Obscured by Notch on 2021 MacBook Pros
- watchOS 8.3 Release Candidate Expands AssistiveTouch to Older Apple Watch Models
Developer:Check RC for compatibility issues.
QA engineer:Check RC for regressions.
PM/DM:Prepare SharePlay-enabled apps for release.