Apple has pushed the iOS 5.0.1 beta for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to the developers. Registered iOS developers can download iOS 5.0.1 beta from the iOS Dev Center.
iOS 5.0.1 beta brings bug fixes, features and numerous improvements to the devices running iOS 5. Beta 1 bears 9A402 build number. iOS 5.0.1 also fixes the battery life issues with iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 running iOS 5 and it also enables multitasking gestures for the iPad 1.
iOS 5.0.1 beta Full changelog:
iOS 5.0.1 beta contains improvements and other bug fixes including:
- Fixes bugs affecting battery life
- Adds Multitasking Gestures for original iPad
- Resolves bugs with Documents in the Cloud
- Improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation
- Contains security improvements
iOS 5.0.1 beta introduces a new way for developers to specify files that should remain on device, even in low storage situations.
Apple is expected to release an iOS update to fix the battery issues within a few weeks which means iOS 5.0.1 beta 2 will be coming within next few weeks.
Download iOS 5.0.1 beta
In order to download iOS 5.0.1 beta for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 2, iPad and iPod Touch 4G, 3G, you need an iOS Dev Center account or checkout the download links below (Courtesy iModZone).
- iPad 2 (Wi-Fi)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (GSM)
- iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G (CDMA)
- iPad (Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G)
- iPhone 4S
- iPhone 4 (GSM)
- iPhone 4 (CDMA)
- iPhone 3GS
- iPod touch 4G
- iPod touch 3G