Apple released today the second public beta of its upcoming iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1, and tvOS 12.1 software updates for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV devices.
Coming hot on the heels of the beta 2 releases of iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1, which Apple seeded to registered developers earlier today via the company's Apple Developer portal, the and second public beta of iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1, and tvOS 12.1 are now ready for public beta testing.
As expected, the iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1, and tvOS 12.1 public beta 2 releases contain the same improvements and bug fixes that Apple implemented in the developer beta 2 builds, including the new set of over 70 emoji, fixes for charging issues for some iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices, and group FaceTime support.
How to update to iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1 or tvOS 12.1 public beta 2
iPhone and iPad users using the first iOS 12.1 public beta release can now update their devices to the second public beta version by opening the Settings app, tapping on the General section, and then accessing the Software Updates section. There, you should see the iOS 12.1 Public beta 2 update listed, so download and install it.
Mac users running the first macOS Mojave 10.14.1 public beta can now update their computers to the public beta 2 release by opening the Preferences app from the Dock or from the Apple menu, then click on the new Software Update panel. You should see the macOS Mojave 10.14.1 public beta 2 appear in the list of updates, so download and install it.
Apple TV users using the first tvOS 12.1 public beta version can now update their devices to the tvOS 12.1 public beta 2 release by accessing Settings > System > Software Update, where they can download and install the new beta. If you're new to iOS 12, macOS Mojave, or tvOS 12 public betas, check out our tutorials here, here, and here to learn how to install them.