The official version of iOS 14.5 supports unlocking iPhone through Apple Watch

In the early morning of April 27, Apple officially released the official version of iOS 14.5, which can be described as the biggest upgrade in iOS 14 so far. The contents of this upgrade are as follows:

Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

When trying to use Face ID while wearing a mask, you can unlock iPhone X and later models through Apple Watch Series 3 and later models

AirTag and “Find”

Support to track and find your important items such as keys, wallets and backpacks in a private and safe way in the “Find” App through AirTag

“Precision Find” uses the ultra-wideband technology provided by the U1 chip on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models to direct you to the nearby AirTag using visual, auditory and tactile feedback

Can be positioned by playing sound through AirTag’s built-in speaker

“Find” network can help you find AirTag through hundreds of millions of devices, even if it is not nearby

“Lost Mode” can notify you when AirTag is found, you can also enter a contact phone number

Emoticons

Supports individual selection of skin color for each person in all kissing couple emoji and love couple emoji

Added facial emojis, love emojis, and female emojis with long beards

Siri

When wearing AirPods or compatible Beats headphones, you can use Siri to announce calls and callers, and you can also answer them without having to do it

Support or Siri to make a FaceTime call to a group of contacts or “message” group names to initiate a FaceTime group chat

Allow Siri to call emergency contacts

Privacy

App tracking transparency allows you to control which apps can track your activities in other companies’ apps and websites to provide advertisements or share with data agencies

Apple Music

Share your favorite lyrics via “message”, Facebook and Instagram snapshots, and subscribers can play snippets in “message” without leaving the conversation

City rankings show popular music in major cities

Podcast

The “Program Page” of “Podcasts” has been redesigned to make it easier for you to start listening

The option to store and download episodes can automatically add episodes to the “library” for quick access

Download behavior and notification settings can be customized for each program

Popular categories in “Leaderboards” and “Search” can help you discover new shows

5G improvements

Smart data mode improvements deeply optimize the use of 5G networks on iPhone 12 models, bringing better battery life and data usage experience

5G international roaming can be used on iPhone 12 models through supported operators

Map

Report accidents, dangerous road conditions or road constructions along the way through Siri on iPhone or CarPlay

The time of arrival (ETA) can be shared not only while driving, but also while cycling or walking: let Siri share it for you, or tap the route card at the bottom of the screen, and then tap “Share Arrival Time”

Reminder

Reminders can be sorted by “Title”, “Priority”, “Due Date” or “Created Date”

Added option to print reminder list

Translation

Long press the play button to adjust the playback speed of the translation

Play games

Support Xbox Series X|S wireless controller or Sony PS5 DualSense wireless controller

CarPlay

When driving, you can use the new Siri or keyboard control in CarPlay to easily share the arrival time in Apple Maps

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