First Betas of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5, WatchOS 2.2.1, tvOS 9.2.1 Available for Testing
Apple has released a series of beta builds for system software, including iOS 9.3.2 beta 1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, OS X 10.11.5 beta 1 for Mac, WatchOS 2.2.1 beta 1 for Apple Watch, and tvOS 9.2.1 beta 1 for Apple TV. The point release beta updates are primarily focused on bug fixes and feature enhancements.
The current beta builds are available for developer testing, but will likely be released in the public beta programs shortly. Anyone can choose to participate in the public beta testing programs offered by Apple, but due to the less stable nature of beta software releases it’s generally only recommended for secondary hardware or advanced users who don’t mind the buggier beta experience.
iOS 9.3.2 beta, which arrives as build 13F51a, is available now for any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch devices that are compatible with prior iOS 9 builds. The beta update is available now for users who are participating in the developer beta testing program through the Software Update mechanism on their devices, or through the Apple Developer Center.
A first beta of OS X 10.11.5 for Macs arrives as build 15F18b and includes focuses on bug fixes and improvements to El Capitan. Mac users in the beta testing program can find the download through the App Store or through the OS X Developer Center on Apple.com.
tvOS 9.2.1 arrives as build 13Y5752a and is compatible with Apple TV 4th generation (the latest model) only.
WatchOS 2.2.1 beta 1 for Apple Watch, and is also expected to include bug fixes, is available now as well.
The latest stable builds of system software for Apple hardware include iOS 9.3.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, OS X 10.11.4 for Mac, WatchOS 2.2 for Apple Watch, and tvOS 9.2 for Apple TV.