For compatible models, Apple has released iOS 15.4 and iPadOS 15.4. There are some small adjustments in this update, as well as a substantial enhancement to Face ID.
Face ID on certain iPhone models can now be configured to work even while the user is wearing a mask, thanks to iOS 15.4. This feature does not work by’seeing though’ the mask, but rather by scanning the region around your eyes, which is a less secure way.
Enabling Face ID with a mask makes the feature less secure than full face scanning, and you must glance at your phone while unlocking it without it, according to the setting to allow this option. what conceals However, because of the safety factor during the Covid-19 epidemic, most individuals will likely be willing to endure a reduction in security.
Apple has decided that this function will only operate on iPhone 12 and subsequent models, which is unfortunate. This means that it will not be available to iPhone X, Xs, or Xr owners.
Universal Control is another feature that has been included to iPadOS 15.4. This functionality allows customers to use their Mac and iPad simultaneously and easily move the mouse pointer between them. Users can also transfer files back and forth between the two devices as if they were on the same computer.
In addition, iOS and iPad OS 15.4 include over 100 new emojis from the Emoji 14.0 suite, new Siri voice options, the ability to provide offline date and time information, support for Technical COVID Certificates EU digitalization in the vaccine card in Apple Wallet, improved website translation for Safari with Italian and Chinese support, and an improved Podcasts app, among other things.
Aside from that, Apple has also released WatchOS 8, macOS Monterey 12.3, tvOS 15.4, and HomePod Software 15.4 were also launched by Apple.