Apple launched the new update IOS 14.5 for the iPhone alongside iPadOS 14.5 and WatchOS 7.4. The update came with some pretty cool new features. let us quickly run through some of them.
IOS 14.5 includes the option to unlock iPhone with Apple Watch wearing a facemask, A new ‘Unlock with Apple Watch’ option has been added in the phone’s settings, which should cause your iPhone to unlock automatically if you are wearing a mask and also your Apple Watch. This feature requires you to have also updated to watchOS 7.4., adds support for airtag, and introduces separate skin tine variations for emoji with couples. Siri adds more diverse voice options, and the App tracking transparency lets you control which apps are allowed to track your activity across other companies’ apps and websites.
WatchOS 7.4 new features include the ability to unlock your iPhone X and later with apple Watch when you attempt to use Face ID while wearing your Facemask, Option to classify Bluetooth device type in setting for correct identification of headphones for audio notifications, ability to stream audio and video content from Apple Fitness+ workout to AirPlay 2-enabled TVs and Devices and support for the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later in Australia and Vietnam, and support for irregular heart rhythm notifications in Australia and Vietnam.
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