Apple Releases OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to the Public

Posted in Apple, Apple News, Mac, OS X on 08/12/2015 by Chris Hauk


Apple on Tuesday released OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to the public, marking the second update to the new Mac operating system since its release in late September.

Apple Releases OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to the Public

OS X 10.11.2 can be downloaded via the “Update” tab in the Mac App Store. It is currently rolling out, and should appear in the Mac App Store for users who already have an earlier version of OS X El Capitan installed on their Mac.

OS X 10.11.2 doesn’t contain any visible changes, instead it is an under-the-hood mixture of performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Apple’s Release Notes for OS X 10.11.2:

The OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

This update:

  • Improves Wi-Fi reliability
  • Improves the reliability of Handoff and AirDrop
  • Fixes an issue that may cause Bluetooth devices to disconnect
  • Fixes an issue that prevented Mail from deleting messages in an offline Exchange account
  • Fixes an issue that prevented importing photos from an iPhone to a Mac using a USB cable
  • Improves iCloud Photo Sharing for Live Photos


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