iOS 14 beta 2 released with new icons, widget upgrades & more

The news: iOS 14 beta 2 is available now for developers.

  • Today’s update is the first since WWDC 2020
  • The update weighs in at 841.7MB on iPhone 11

New features & changes

  • iOS 14 EV charger support list, source
  • Small tweaks to iOS 14 icons
  • Future versions of iOS 14 may support Apple Pay barcode/QR payments, source
  • iCloud paste notifications now mention which device they’re from, source
  • Some users seeing larger Home icons in Control Center, source
  • PiP now has three default sizes when double-tapping, source
  • Tweaked battery charging icon is more rounded, source (beta 1: top, beta 2: bottom)
  • New icons in Phone preferences, source
  • Album view in Music has been cleaned up, source
  • Activity apps tweaks Awards/Workouts view, source
  • Photos widget has a third, larger size option, source
  • Disable motion background in Music or on Wi-Fi only
  • iOS paste banner is slightly smaller, source (beta 1: above, beta 2: below)
  • Refreshed Family Sharing icon, source
  • Many widgets have tweaked text, spacing and icons (top: beta 1, bottom: beta 2)
  • iOS 14 widget add buttons are now color matched, source
  • Audio playback must be stopped prior to updating iOS, source
  • Weather app now shows precise street location text, source
  • Clock icon updated with bolder hands (beta 1 left, beta 2 right)
  • Haptic feedback for Music app play/pause/skip, source
  • Deleting apps from home screen is now “Remove from Home Screen,” was previously “Add to Library,” source
  • Delete apps directly from App Library, source
  • Refreshed location services disabled banner, source
  • Set default services on HomePod, source
  • Tweaked Calendar icon