Apple pushed out new variations of its iOS, tvOS, and watchOS working methods for iPhone, Apple TV, and Apple Watch units on Monday. Dubbed iOS 14.7, tvOS 14.7, and watchOS 7.6, the updates are comparatively small and embody tweaks, bug fixes, and a minor new function or two.
The first impetus for the iOS replace appears to be added help for the just lately launched MagSafe Battery Pack that’s suitable with the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Professional strains.
Moreover, Apple Card holders can now “mix credit score limits and share one account with an present Apple Card consumer,” a brand new possibility that Apple first introduced earlier this yr.
Past that, the replace is generally about bug fixes and small tweaks, and it expands the areas for which the climate app presents air high quality data. (It provides Canada, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Korea, and Spain.)
Apple’s launch notes for iOS 14.7 are as follows:
iOS 14.7 consists of the next enhancements and bug fixes to your iPhone:
- MagSafe Battery Pack help for iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Professional, and iPhone 12 Professional Max
- Apple Card Household provides the choice to mix credit score limits and share one co-owned account with an present Apple Card consumer
- House app provides the power to handle timers on HomePod
- Air high quality data is now out there in Climate and Maps for Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, South Korea, and Spain
- Podcasts library permits you to select to see all reveals or solely adopted reveals
- Share playlist menu possibility lacking in Apple Music
- Dolby Atmos and Apple Music lossless audio playback could unexpectedly cease
- Battery service message that will have disappeared after reboot on some iPhone 11 fashions is restored
- Braille shows may present invalid data whereas composing Mail messages
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tvOS and watchOS
As is usually the case, the tvOS 14.7 replace seems to be nothing to put in writing residence about. Apple says it presents bug fixes and small enhancements, however the firm didn’t publish an itemized listing of modifications.
There is a bit extra occurring with watchOS, however not a lot. The 7.6 replace additionally fixes bugs and makes small tweaks, however the flagship change appears to be the addition of ECG help in 30 extra areas. You’ll be able to view the total listing of nations and areas that help the function on Apple’s watchOS website.
All three updates (iOS 14.7, tvOS 14.7, and watchOS 7.6) rolled out to all supported units in all areas in the present day. Curiously, we have not seen an accompanying iPadOS 14.7 replace but; Apple often updates iOS and iPadOS in tandem.