Recently Apple announced its latest Operating System iOS 14.2 after the release of iOS 14 in September, this update is for iPhones and iPads.
This iOS update can be downloaded for free for supporting devices.
For software update got to
Settings > General > Software Update
Here are some questions arising
What are its features?
Why should we update?
Which devices are compatible with it?
iOS 14.2 Features
In iOS 14.2 Apple has announced 13 new emojis for iPhones and iPads as a celebration of World Emoji Day this year.
New emoji options include ninja, people hugging, black cat, bison, fly, polar bear, blueberries, fondue, bubble tea, and more.
A full list of all emojis can be seen here.
There is an intercom feature in iOS 14.2
With the use of an intercom, we can communicate with friends and family members by simply sending and receiving spoken voice messages.
This can be done with the help of HomePod speakers or through iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and CarPlay intercom and can activate it by simply saying “Her Siri, Intercom” to activate it with a message followed.
It can be used for people away from home or also for your close allies.
For its setup, you can you a specific HomePod or any other device for an Intercom message.
On devices like iPhone or iPad, Intercom messages will be shown through notifications with the option to listen to an audio message.
iOS 14.2 New Music Playing Widget and Music Recognition.
You may know about shazam, it is an app which is used for recognizing music which we don’t have listened to or forgotten the name of it.
This music recognition feature in iOS 14.2 helps you discover music around you and it can recognize music playing in apps even when you’re wearing AirPods.
Music Recognition can be added to Control Center through the Settings app, and it can be used by activating the Control Center and then tapping on the Shazam icon to song recognition, a process simpler than asking Siri or opening the Shazam app.
There is an updated form of Now Playing music on iOS 14.2.
It is present in the Control Center that lists recently played albums that you might want to listen to when no music is playing.
There’s also a redesigned interface for AirPlay, which makes it easier to play music across multiple AirPlay 2-compatible devices at the same time.
AirPods optimized charging.
In iOS 14.2 there is an optimized battery charging with AirPods.
When AirPods are fully charged, It will decrease the speed of battery discharge.
This feature can be noticed by monitoring battery usage.
To experience such amazing features upgrade your iDevice to iOS 14.2 Now!
All devices supporting iOS 13 can be upgraded to iOS 14.2
That means all the iPhone series after iPhone 6 can be upgraded to iOS 14.2