News from IT House, March 16 Foreign media MacRumors reported that Apple pushed the developer preview beta 4 of the iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 update this morning for testing. The version number is 18E5178a. The new beta update was released two weeks after testing for Apple iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Beta 3.
iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center, or via OTA after installing the appropriate configuration file on the iPhone or iPad.
- iOS 14 / iPadOS 14 Developer Preview Version Description File: Click here to download
- iOS 14 / iPadOS 14 public beta details file: click here to download
- A complete manual required to download the extension files and iOS firmware:
iOS 14.5 is the biggest update to iOS 14 to date, introducing a number of important new features. First, through the new “Unlock with Apple Watch” function, Apple has made it easy for you to unlock your iPhone by wearing a mask.
IT Home is informed. That this option allows you to unlock and use the Apple Watch as a secondary authentication method to unlock the iPhone with Face ID. With this feature, you no longer need to enter a password or remove a mask to unlock your iPhone. Both the iPhone and Apple Watch running iOS 14.5 can use this feature. Apple Watch Apple Pay purchases cannot verify App Store purchases. Or cannot unlock third-party applications that use Face-ID.
Starting with iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, users will be able to use Apple’s built-in Find My App to track selected non-Apple branded products such as Beats headphones and the upcoming Belkin wireless headphones.
This update also brings global support of the iPhone 12 model for 5G networks in dual SIM mode. If you use multiple lines. So the two lines can now be connected at 5G speed. Earlier, dual SIM mode was limited to LTE networks.
WatchOS 7.4 and iOS / iPadOS 14.5 include AirPlay 2 support for Apple Fitness +. So Apple Fitness + users can start exercising on their iPhone or iPad and then put AirPlay into a compatible smart TV or set-top box huh. AirPlay 2 supports audio and video. But it cannot display the exercise indicator on the screen.
iOS / iPadOS 14.5 added support for PlayStation 5 Dualicon and Xbox Series X controllers. The code states that Apple will add support for joint accounts of the Apple card family in the near future.
In iOS 14.5, a crowdsourcing feature similar to Waze has been added. While getting the route on the map, you can check for accidents, hazards and speed.
The Apple Maps app has a new “Report” button. Which allows you to click on the Apple Maps app to report an accident, threat, or speed trap at your location. This is a feature provided by the Waze Map app. It can be used directly on both iPhone and CarPlay.
In iOS 14.5 beta, there are several new emoji. Apple has introduced Heart-Fire, Heart-Filling, Exheld Face, Spiral Eye Face, Cloud Face, and also offers different gender options for bearded people. In addition, there are new couple expressions and new skin color combinations.
Apple blew out the syringe emoji. Updated the earphone emoji so that it looked more like an AirPods Max instead of a set of simple earphones, and added a helmet to the rock climbing emoji.
The iOS 14.5 beta version fixes the screen green tint issue introduced by some iPhone users. Apple confirmed that the beta version has “optimizations” to help solve this problem.
“IOS / iPadOS 14.5 Beta 2 includes an optimization to reduce the presence of dim light. Which can appear under low brightness levels and a black background.” Apple read the iOS 14.5 beta description. For some users, this has been improved due to optimization. But for other users, this problem still exists, so Apple may have to do some work.
iOS / iPadOS 14.5 adds a new feature. You can choose the default streaming music service to use with Siri. So, if you like Apple Music as Spotify. For example, you can now choose Spotify as the default application, and all Siri songs to use with Siri without adding “On Spotify” at the end of the Siri request. Will be requested via Spotify.
iOS 14.5 is an update where Apple will require developers to follow their app tracking transparency rules. In the future, developers will have to obtain and obtain user permission for random ad identifiers and track your activities on applications and websites.
Apple has made design adjustments for applications for Apple News and Podcasts, and Reminder also has new printing and sorting options. There are also new emergency reminder settings, the iPad’s horizontal loading screen, and various other small feature adjustments.