Apple iOS 5 Beta 2 released, download iOS 5 Beta 2 which enables WiFi sync in iOS 5


iOS 5 Beta DownloadApple has released iOS 5 Beta 2 which is available for download from Apple’s developer’s website. This followup release of iOS 5 Beta for developers allows wireless syncing and gives many other upgrades to the new iOS 5.

This release of Apple’s iOS 5 (build 9A5248d) supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.

Wireless syncing has now been available for Mac OS X computers. This is believed to be the major update of this beta 2 version of iOS 5.

The wireless syncing in Mac requires iTunes 10.5 Beta 2 and OS X 10.6.8 or Lion. There is an option for enabling wireless syncing when a device is connected via USB cable to iTunes.

WiFi Sync in iOS 5 Beta

Wireless syncing is automatically enabled when we connect the device to a power source and the paired computer within same newtwork. Or, syncing can be done manually from iTunes Settings. Go to Settings -> General -> iTunes Sync. And yes, your device should be plugged into a power source.

We can summarize the updates and iOS 5 Beta 2 infos into the following points:

  1. iOS 5 Beta 1 running devices cannot be synced by iTunes 10.5 Beta 2 version
  2. iMessage can’t be used for messaging between devices running iOS 5 Beta 1 and iOS 5 Beta 2
  3. WiFi sync can be done using iTunes 10.5 Beta 2 which works on Mac OS X computers
  4. There has been some upgrades to OTA
  5. iCloud’s new logo has become silver under Settings.appiCloud in iOS 5 Beta
  6. Backups are now available which can be stored to iCloud or computer when changing device settings.
  7. “No New Notifications” text is shown when there is no new notifications
  8. By default, Stock widget is disabled in Notification Center
  9. Same as of iOS 4, stock wallpapers are again back to iOS 5 Beta 2
  10. General speed improvements with some debugging

UPDATE 1: See how to WiFi Sync with this tutorial along with video.

UPDATE 2: Jailbreak for iOS 5 Beta 2 available, see here.

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