Get the Latest Features with iOS 16.3 Update

Latest Features with iOS 16.3 Update
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The latest main feature of iOS 16.3 is the updated Emergency Call button, which helps avoid accidental emergency calls. Apple has finally released the latest update iOS 16.3 for all iPhone users. The update was previously available for beta testing and now it is available for download. iOS 16.3 comes with new features and bug fixes. The company has also released updates for macOS Ventura 13.2, iPadOS 16.3, and WatchOS 9.3. Advanced data protection with end-to-end encryption is supported in iOS 16.3. Let’s find out what new features and benefits you will get with the latest iOS update and how to download it.

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New features in iOS 16.3

The latest features iOS 16.3 update will support Homepod (GEN 2), which was launched last week. This means iPhone users will now be able to set and activate their smart speaker, and also transfer or send music to it. In addition, a new unit wallpaper has been added, which celebrates Black History Month in February.

Another key feature in the iOS 16.3 update is an updated Emergency Call button, which helps avoid accidental calls. The update also provides the ability to make emergency calls by pressing the power and volume buttons. Some bugs have been fixed in the update, such as a problem with the Freeform app with Apple pencil or hand-drawn driving directions not appearing in the Maps app.

IOS 13.3 includes:

  • Emergency SOS calls now require specific button hold
  • Freeform drawing fix for Apple Pencil/finger strokes
  • Wallpaper issue on Lock Screen fixed
  • Home Lock Screen widget accurately displays status
  • Siri improvements for music and CarPlay requests
  • Security fixes incl. serious Kernel bug and Screen Time flaw
  • HomePod (2nd gen) support added
  • Black Unity Apple Watch face
  • Advanced Data Protection for all users
  • Physical security keys for Apple ID logins replacing 2-factor auth.
Apple iOS 16.3 Update

How to download iOS 16.3

  • Go to your iPhone’s settings
  • Tap on General, then tap on Software Update
  • Tap on Download and Install to start downloading the iOS 16.3 update

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