Apple releases iOS 10.2 with over 70 emojis and many new features

Apple today released the second major update of iOS 10 which was unveiled on 16th of September to the public. The first beta of iOS 10.2 was released on 31st of October and Apple already seeded seven betas for the testing purpose. Finally, the latest iOS firmware is now available to install via over-the-air software update mechanism and it is also ready to download iOS 10.2 using iTunes for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

iOS 10.2 download - Cydia downloader

Note : iOS 10.2 jailbreak and Cydia downloader won’t support the over-the-air update method so, you have to use iTunes to upgrade your current iOS version to this new version. If you’re going to choose iTunes to update your current firmware, it will block the jailbreak iOS 10.2.


iOS 10.2 Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod

Before install iOS 10.2 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, you should have installed the latest version of iTunes on your computer or Mac. Make sure to have enough battery and properly working Wi-Fi connection when you’re using OTA update mechanism.

over-the-air update

This is the easiest way to download all the iOS updates on your iDevice but you should avoid from this method if you’re wishing to Cydia download for iOS 10.2.

  • Navigate to “Settings” app on your Home screen
  • Go to “General”
  • Then tap on “Software Update”
  • Once the latest update appear, Tap on “Download and Install”
  • Enter your Passcode
  • Tap “Agree” button twice to download iOS 10.2 on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch
  • After a while, your device will reboot with the recent iOS firmware

iTunes update

Have a recent backup using iTunes before start to upgrade your iOS version to keep your personal date for safe.

  • Launch the latest version of iTunes on your Windows computer or Mac
  • Plug your iPhone using a certified USB lightning cable
  • Click on the device icon at the top left on iTunes
  • Then you have to click on “Check for Updates”
  • Click on “Download and Update”
  • iTunes will install the latest iOS 10.2 on your device

All new features in iOS 10.2 update

As the second main update of iOS 10, new iOS 10.2 present you a bulk of new design tweaks and features to the loving iDevice users. There’s emergency SOS feature that doubted on Apple watch last year, more than 100 new emojis, new channel guide app titled “TV”, “Love” and “Celebration” message effects, a new option to preserve camera settings, some new improvements of Music app and much more.

New emoji pack on iOS 10.2 have included many new emojis like clown face, owl, face palm, avocado, gorilla and more. Not only these, it also has introduced the professions in both male and female gender such as doctor, firefighter, scientist.

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