July 18, 2024


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iOS 16.2 Final Release Notes For iPhone

iOS 16.2 Final Release Notes For iPhone

Here are iOS 16.2 final release notes for iPhone, complete with details that you may want to know about.

As you may already know by now, iOS 16.2 final version is now available to download and it brings with it a number of new features.

Most notably, it brings with it a brand new app in the form of Freeform which is a creativity app, letting users collaboratively work on creative projects. It also bring features like Karaoke to Apple Music, and a ton of new features.

Official iOS 16.2 release notes from Apple are as follows:

-Freeform is a new app for working creatively with friends or colleagues on Mac, iPad and iPhone
-A flexible canvas lets you add files, images, stickies, and more
-Drawing tools let you sketch anywhere on the canvas with your finger

Apple Music Sing
-A new way to sing along with millions of your favorite songs in Apple Music
-Fully adjustable vocals let you duet with the original artist, sing solo, or mix it up
-Newly enhanced beat-by-beat lyrics make it even easier to follow along with the music

Advanced Data Protection for iCloud
-New option expands the total number of iCloud data categories protected using end-to-end encryption to 23 — including iCloud Backup, Notes, and Photos — protecting your information even in the case of a data breach in the cloud

Lock Screen
-New settings allow you to hide wallpaper or notifications when Always-On display is enabled on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
-Sleep widget lets you view your most recent sleep data
-Medications widget lets you view reminders and quickly access your schedule

Game Center
-SharePlay support in Game Center for multiplayer games so you can play with the people you are on a FaceTime call with
-Activity Widget allows you to see what your friends are playing and achieving in games right from your Home Screen

Apple TV
-Live Activities for Apple TV app let you follow your favorite teams with live scores right on your Lock Screen or in Dynamic Island on iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

-Improved reliability and efficiency of communication between your smart home accessories and Apple devices

This update also includes the following improvements and bug fixes:
-Improved search in Messages allows you to find photos based on their content, like a dog, car, person, or text
-Reload and Show IP Address setting enables iCloud Private Relay users to temporarily disable the service for a specific site in Safari
-News articles in Weather display information relevant to the weather in that location
-Participant Cursors in Notes allow you to see live indicators as others make updates in a shared note
-AirDrop now automatically reverts to Contacts Only after 10 minutes to prevent unwanted requests to receive content
-Crash Detection optimizations on iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models
-Fixes an issue that causes some notes not to sync with iCloud after updates are made

Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices.

You can download iOS 16.2 on your compatible iPhone and iPadOS 16.2 on your compatible iPad devices today.

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