On November 1Apple started the beta testing period for iOS 10.2, and today, little over one month later, the final release is up for grabs. iOS 10.2 is available to all supported devices, so if you have one of those expect to see the update notification very soon (if you haven’t already). You can also install the new release via iTunes.
iOS 10.2 introduces more than 100 new emoji and new wallpapers and iMessage screen effects. It also marks the debut of Apple’s new TV app (US-only for now), meant to help Apple TV owners easily find things to watch, and view their purchased movies and TV shows from multiple services. The Emergency SOS feature will contact emergency services when you press the power button five times, while the Music app has received bigger Shuffle and Repeat buttons.
Camera settings don’t reset anymore when you restart the app, and you can expect to see additional video widgets and single sign-on support for cable subscribers in the US. Live Photos have been improved, while the News app gets a Saved section where you can go back to the stories you’ve decided to keep around for later. You can also swipe left or tap Next Story while reading to get to another news item.