Unlock iPhone with face mask on; And more others

After announcing the arrival of its latest operating system at the “Peek Performance” event, tech giant Apple will allow iPhone users to update their smartphones to iOS15.4 starting this week. next, Cnet reported. iOS15.4, as the name suggests, is the fourth update of iOS15, which was released with iPhone13 in September 2021.

Notably, the latest version of iOS15 will be preloaded on iPhone13 Green, iPhone13 Pro, and the latest iPhoneSE. People with compatible iPhones will be able to get the latest iOS for free.

Apple has released five betas of its latest iOS, which introduced features such as the gender-neutral voice option for Siri, the long-awaited Universal Control, AirTag anti-harassment alerts and Face ID updates.

What is the long-awaited Universal Control feature?

Universal Control will allow you to use other devices as second screens to seamlessly transfer content from one gadget to another. This feature basically allows you to move your content across all Apple devices. Universal Control, according to Cnet’s report, was originally supposed to go live last fall, but was delayed until spring. It is now part of the beta version of iOS15.4 and will be available soon when the final version of iOS15.4 is released to the public.

Face ID updated to work with masks

The upgraded Face ID feature in iOS15.4 should allow you to unlock your iPhone with your mask. You may need to hold your phone at a certain angle when using Face ID with your mask on, or even look more directly into the phone. Since the Face ID feature uses a smaller part of your face to unlock the phone, people with glasses could also use the new feature.

Besides that, Apple is also adding 37 new emojis in the latest update. The new batch will include lip biting emoji, greeting emoji, hands forming heart emoji, and options for pregnant women.

(Edited by : Shoma Bhattacharjee)


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