The most frequent problems of iOS 15 beta 1 and beta 2
Apple released the first iOS 15 developer beta on June 7 following its presentation at WWDC. On June 24, it launched the second and on the 30th of that same month a revision of what is technically still beta 2 was launched. That same day the first public beta was launched. And in the end, in all of them bugs have been found that make the user experience can be tarnished, something that on the other hand is logical being in a beta.
The following list of errors has been written based on our own experience with the betas and the reports made by other users in forums and social networks. Not all bugs are being given to all users and they are not the only ones, they are simply the most common and the ones with the most reports:
- Higher battery consumption.
- Battery health shows highly changing percentages that go up or down depending on the day.
- Device overheating.
- Malfunction of the «Hey Siri» with false detections or inability to activate the assistant using that voice command.
- Banking apps not working for security reasons.
- Apps that close unexpectedly or directly do not open.
- Sudden reboots of the iPhone.
- FaceTime problems when receiving calls or screen sharing.
- The Podcast and Music applications do not play the content correctly.
- The Notes app does not sync with other devices in older versions of software.
As you will see, the majority of bugs are the usual ones in this type of version. In general iOS 15 is being, relatively, a very stable version compared to the betas of other years. In any case, it can involve performance problems like the ones we have detailed.
Is it normal to find these faults?
Totally. In fact, the strange thing would be that no errors appear. The betas are still incomplete versions of the operating system and that have to be polished at the performance level, as well as having developers adapt their applications. Finding a bug of this type in final versions may be feasible, although it is less frequent and it is always a matter of solving with a complementary update.
The best for solve the problem is to return to the latest stable version, which in this case is iOS 14.6 (with iOS 14.7 already in its final beta phases). What is advisable to do is report bugs to Apple from the Feedback application that is installed in the betas, since in this way the error is made known to the company and the software engineers can try to solve it for the final versions.