Apple has been releasing new iOS 10.2 beta versions for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch for some time now. Currently, you can only access this beta version through the Apple Beta Software Program or the Apple Developer Center. But the final public version of iOS 10.2 is scheduled to be released this December .
iOS 10.2 will include a wide selection of new features that will provide iPhone and iPad users with all sorts of benefits. That’s why in this article we’ll tell you all the reasons why you should think about installing iOS 10.2 as soon as it’s available , and that might be before Christmas.
Additionally you can also choose to download the iOS 10.2 Beta, although you will need to be registered in advance with the Developer Center or the Apple Beta Software Program . In addition, the beta version may still contain bugs and stability issues, which you should take into account when making your decision.
Install iOS 10.2 if you want the new emojis
iOS 10.2 will bring a large collection of emojis to the iPhone and iPad keyboard. And we’ve been waiting for them for a long time. So if you want to send emojis of avocados, bacon, paella, facepalm, clowns, or whiskey glasses to your contacts, don’t hesitate to install iOS 10.2.
Install iOS 10.2 if you want to test the new TV app
Apple will replace its current native Video application with the new TV application it introduced at the MacBook Pro Touch Bar event. This new app will allow you to access all streaming content from series and movies from iTunes, Netflix, HBO and other platforms including recommendations and a store.
Install iOS 10.2 if you want to troubleshoot your iPhoneiPad
If you are experiencing any issues in iOS 10.1.1 (or iOS 9.x) such as reduced battery life, connectivity bugs or WhatsApp incompatibility errors you should install iOS 10.2 as this release will have stability improvements and bug fixes.
Install iOS 10.2 if you want new iMessage effects
iOS 10.2 includes two new chat effects for Apple’s iMessage application. One shows a heart-shaped balloon and the other shows elegant golden spheres moving across the screen.
Install iOS 10.2 to use emergency services
Finally, we recommend you install iOS 10.2 because it will have a new SOS functionality to automatically call emergency services by pressing the iPhone’s power button 5 times in a row.