Apple releases the much awaited iOS 15.4 Update next week. Update containing files It has been in beta since JanuaryIt comes with a host of exciting new features that offer improvements to the overall user experience.
Apple doesn’t specify an exact release date, but it may become available as an update starting March 18. This is the same day Apple’s new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro in elegant green finishes become available. As mentioned in the press release, every phone will ship with iOS 15.4, so it would only make sense to release the update on the same day.
iOS 15.4 provides a mask-friendly face ID that makes it possible to unlock your phone while wearing a face mask, A feature that works surprisingly well (in the trial version at least). Apple previously tried to tackle the face mask issue by creating a feature that bypasses Face ID instead Verifies your identity with Apple Watch – That’s if you have one. The new update should make the process of unlocking your phone much smoother while wearing a mask and should not require you to repeatedly type the passcode or strap your Apple Watch to your wrist.
Apple’s new Tap to Pay feature It’s also coming out with iOS 15.4, turning compatible iPhones into contactless payment terminals. This means you may see more merchants using their iPhones as a kind of digital cash register, potentially replacing Square card readers that plug directly into iPhones. The feature supports payments with Apple Pay, NFC-enabled credit and debit cards, as well as other digital wallets.
Moving forward, iOS 15.4 introduces a new security feature for AirTags, Apple’s item-tracking device This, unfortunately, It was used to hunt people. The update includes a notice warning users against using AirTags to track someone’s location without their consent, based on Apple’s anti-stalking features. Released in February.
Other notable features include Fifth American vote for Siri, which Apple has confirmed belongs to a member of the LGBTQ+ community. iOS 15.4 also introduces a dish filled with 36 new emojis that you can use to spice up your messages, including a melting face, a person looking through their fingers, and uncomfortable lip icon This is destined to achieve the same fame as the eggplant emoji.
iOS 15.4 will be compatible with any device that supports iOS 15, from the first generation iPhone 6S to iPhone 13. You can view the full list of compatible devices here.
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