iPhone OS 2

iPhone OS 2
Version of iPhone OS
IPhone OS 2 logo.png
IPhone OS 2 screenshot.png
CodenameBig Bear (2.0 - 2.0.2)
Sugar Bowl (2.1 - 2.1.1)
Timberline (2.2)
SUTimberline (2.2.1)
Latest build5H11 (2.2.1)
Release date2008-07-11
iPhone OS 1
Replaced by
iPhone OS 3

iPhone OS 2 (codenamed Big Bear) is the second version of iPhone OS that was released on 11 July 2008. It was first announced at the WWDC keynote on 9 June 2008. It is the first version of iOS to support the ability to download 3rd-party applications via the App Store.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

App Store[edit | edit source]

The App Store has been added, which allows for 3rd party applications to be installed.

Camera and Photos[edit | edit source]

  • Photos can now be saved from Mail and Safari.
  • Photos taken in the Camera app are now geotagged.
  • The ability to take screenshots has been added.
  • SVG image support has been added.

Mail[edit | edit source]

  • Added support for:
  • Multiple emails can now be deleted at once.
  • The ability to select an outgoing email has been added.

Calendar[edit | edit source]

The Calendar app now supports multiple calendars.

Contacts[edit | edit source]

  • Contacts can now be imported from a SIM card.
  • The search functionality has been improved.

Maps[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.2 adds support for Google Street View, as well as the ability to display the address of a dropped pin.

Calculator[edit | edit source]

A scientific calculator mode has been added, which can be accessed by rotating the device into landscape mode.

Language and input[edit | edit source]

  • Added support for Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Dutch, Korean, Brazilian, and Portuguese languages.
  • iPhone OS 2.2 adds Emoji support.[1]

Connectivity[edit | edit source]

  • Wi-Fi can now be enabled while in Airplane Mode.
  • WPA2 and 802.1X support has been added.

List of known builds[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.0[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.0.1[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.0.2[edit | edit source]

Leaked build 5C1

iPhone OS 2.1[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.1.1[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.2[edit | edit source]

iPhone OS 2.2.1[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Apple iPhone OS 2.2, Emojipedia.