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iOS 8 beta 2 full list of changes and images of UI tweaks

Apple has just started seeding iOS 8 Beta 2 and new Apple TV beta just two weeks after Apple released iOS 8 to developers during WWDC. The full version won’t become available until “this fall” but small improvements to the Beta 2 (build number: 12A4297E) show that Apple is making progress on transforming iOS 8 into a more stable OS and ready for release.

Don’t forget to check out our list of changes between iOS 7 and iOS 8. Here is a full list of changes of Beta 2: (full changelog)

Important changes

  • Podcast now comes pre-installed (can’t be deleted) App has been updated to version 2.2
  • WhatsApp still crashes in Beta 2! 
  • Bug causing huge battery drain and overheating fixed
  • Touch ID can now be configured for individual apps touch id ios 8 beta 2
  • New feature called iCloud Photos
  • Apple has removed the HotSpot feature in Settingsno hotspot
  • Camera and microphone icon in iMessage now gray instead of Blue
  • New feature in Safari called “quick website search”quick website search
  • Small UI tweaks to iMessage 
  • iPhone cellular calls are now in Facetime Settingsfacetime cellular
  • Improvements made to iBooks, giving it a new fresh UI 
  • New Safari incognito mode 
  • iPhone now shows LTE LTE

Bug Fixes / Minor changes

  • broken link to developer website from app store fixed
  • Fixed several issues when using Siri and CarPlay
  • Bug fixed causing Facetime to not work properly in landscape
  • Fixed endless loading icon in iTunes
  • Fixed bug causing game center to crash when using menu
  • Fixed issue causing homebutton to not unlock screen when pushed
  • Fixed issue causing recent missed calls to now show properly
  • Fixed issue causing Settings app to crash when launched
  • You can now sync over wifi again
  • App Store location bug fixed
  • small improvements made to Safari making it more stable and smoother
  • iPad now has quicktype keyboard

OTA update not showing on your device? Turn off Wi-Fi, go back to software update and try to look for a new update, turn Wi-Fi back on and voila!