Saturday, April 1, 2023

Apple releases iOS 16.3 with passkey support, a new wallpaper and more

Apple has finally decided to roll out iOS 16.3 to all iPhone users. This new update comes with security improvements, new features and solutions to annoying bugs that Cupertino have been registering for months. Now, you can update your device and get all the new features.

iOS 16.3 is not a revolutionary update. Although iOS 16.2 brought a lot of rather striking news, this time it is not. In fact, this new version arrives focused on data protection and also on solving problems reported by users since the first versions of the operating system.

Also, starting with this update, Apple has decided release a new wallpaper for the iPhone in celebration of Black History Month. This applies to Apple Watch, which receives watchOS 9.3 with new matching faces and bands.

Improvements and new features of iOS 16.3

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  • Among the improved aspects, a change in the functionality of the feature is reported SOS emergency. Although the function works as usual, now the emergency call will only start when you release the indicated buttons.
  • Access keys arrive on iPhone devices. With iOS 16.3, you can sign in to your Apple ID with physical devices. This, of course, carries a great responsibility, and that is that if you lose it, Apple will not be able to help you unlock your account as it can with a traditional password.
  • new wallpaper Unity in celebration of Black History Month.

Regarding error solutions, we have the following:

  • Support for the second generation HomePod.
  • Fix for a bug in Freeform where strokes made with fingers or Apple Pencil would not appear on shared whiteboards.
  • Fixed issue that caused the crash background to appear black.
  • Fixed a bug that caused horizontal lines to appear when waking up the iPhone 14 Pro Max.
  • With iOS 16.3 Siri now responds properly to music requests.
  • Siri is now able to correctly understand directions when connected to CarPlay.

How to update your iPhone

This process is pretty straightforward, so there’s no way you’re going to get lost. Only make sure you have your iPhone with 60% minimum charge to avoid problems when updating to iOS 16.3.


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