The new version can be downloaded on all compatible machines.
After 3 Release Candidate versions, Apple has finally released macOS Big Sur 11.2 for all users.
The new macOS Big Sur 11.2 update can be downloaded for free on all eligible Macs using the Software Update section of System Preferences.
macOS Big Sur 11.2 eliminates a feature that allowed Apple apps to bypass third-party firewalls, security tools, and VPN apps.
Here is the complete changelog of the new version:
macOS Big Sur 11.2 improves Bluetooth reliability and addresses the following issues:
- External monitors could show a black screen when connected to Mac mini (M1, 2020) via an HDMI to DVI adapter.
- Changes to Apple ProRAW photos in the Photos app may not be saved.
- iCloud Drive could turn off after disabling the iCloud Drive “Documents and Desktop Folders” option.
- System Preferences may not unlock after entering the administrator password.
- The Globe key may not show the “Emoji and Symbols” panel when pressed.