Technology

15.4RC Version Updates

Updates taken down.

Face Recognition

Face ID options on iPhone 12 and later

Apple Pay and password autofill apps and Safari work with Face ID while wearing a mask

Emoticons

Emoji keyboard now works with new emoji, including faces, gestures and household items

Handshake emoji allows you to choose individual skin tones for each hand

Video Conversation

SharePlay sessions can be launched directly from supported applications

Siri

Siri can provide time and date information when offline on iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone 11 or later

Siri now includes additional voices, expanding the variety of options

Vaccine Card

EU Health Digital COVID certificate support enables you to download and store verifiable versions of COVID-19 vaccination, laboratory results and recovery records

The COVID-19 vaccination card in Apple Wallet now supports the EU digital COVID certificate format

This release also includes the following enhancements for your iPhone.

Safari Web Translation adds support for Italian and Chinese (Traditional)

Podcast app adds episode filters for seasons, plays, unplayed, saved or downloaded episodes

You can manage iCloud custom email domains from Settings

News offers enhanced audio content discovery in the Today's Feed and Audio tabs

Camera in keyboard can be used to add text to notes and reminders

Shortcuts now support adding, deleting or querying tags using reminders

The Emergency SOS setting has been changed to use Call Hold for all users. 5 press calls are still available as an option in the Emergency SOS settings

Close-up shots in the magnifying glass use the ultra-wide angle camera on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max to help you see small objects

Saved passwords can now include your own comments in the Settings

This release also includes bug fixes for your iPhone.

The keyboard can insert periods between typed numbers

The News widget in Today view may not open articles when clicked

Photos and videos may not sync to iCloud Photo Gallery

Read-aloud screen assist feature may exit unexpectedly in the Books application

Live Listen may not close when Control Center is closed

15.4RC Version Updates