Apple recently released its much-awaited iPhone 16.3 update this Monday, which offers an array of new features and performance improvements.
This latest update brings a variety of enhancements such as Home-pod, New Black Wallpapers, enhanced security features, and much more.
The iPhone 16.3 update promises to make the experience of using an Apple device even better than before.
Through this new update, users can expect a smoother user experience across all their devices and improved device performance overall.
Users can also enjoy the convenience of having access to additional security features that will help keep their data safe and secure while they use their devices.
Whats new in IOS 16.3?
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HomePod – compatibility has been included with the latest release, which also includes a touch interface, humidity & temperature sensor support, Thread connectivity, and an Ul chip. All this makes using the HomePod even more enjoyable and convenient.
SOS & Bug fixes – This update tweaks how emergency services SOS calls now require holding the side button with the up or down volume button and then releasing in order to prevent inadvertent emergency calls.
The update also adds bug fixes for issues like strokes not appearing on shared boards in the Freeform app, horizontal lines appearing on the iPhone 14 Pro Max after waking and a bug that prevented the Home lock screen widget from showing the Home app’s status.
Unity wallpaper – Apple has released a unity wallpaper for all of its iPhone, celebrating black history month in February.
Security keys – Security Keys option allows users to require a physical security key when setting up a new device or resetting their passwords.
To increase the security of online accounts, Apple has introduced the use of physical security keys as part of two-factor authentication.
Devices with this feature must be FIDO CERTIFIED and will take over the tasks of verifying codes sent to existing devices.
Install IOS 16.03 update on your iPhone
Starting today, Apple released iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3 can be downloaded on any iPhone or iPad device.
-To initiate the update process, go to the Settings app and select General then Software Update.
If you don’t see the update right away, be sure to keep checking as it can sometimes take a few minutes to hit every iPhone and iPad.
The updates are expected to be available to everyone the last Monday.
– Go to Settings > General > Software Update. Tap Install Now.
– When the installation process starts, your iPhone or iPad will download & install the update and ask you to restart your device to complete it.
Note that while rebooting, your device will be unresponsive.
Apple is also rolling out iOS 15.7.3 for older iPhones that do not support iOS 16, as well as iOS 12.5.7 for devices that do not support iOS 13 or newer.