iOS 14.2 brings over 100 new emoji, wallpapers, and bug fixes
Apple has launched the newest iOS update for iPhones and iPads, the iOS 14.2. The software update brings new emojis and wallpapers, along with new enhancements and bug fixes.
According to the report of Emojipedia, the iOS 14.2 update has over 100 emojis, including Bubble Tea, Transgender Flag, Pinched Fingers, Smiling Face with Tear, and more. It is identified as the first version of iOS to support the new Emoji 13.0 emojis. It also comes with eight new wallpapers for both light and dark modes.
The iOS 14.2 also includes unique features such as detecting people nearby and their distance through the LiDAR sensor for iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max, intercom support for HomePod and HomePod Mini using iOS devices, optimized battery charging for AirPods, headphone audio level notifications, and AirPlay controls. It also gives the ability to connect HomePod to Apple TV 4K for stereo, surround sound, and Dolby Atmos audio and provides an option for statistics about Exposure Notifications.
The following issues were also fixed:
• Apps could be out of order on the Home Screen dock
• Camera viewfinder may appear black when launched
• The keyboard on the Lock Screen could miss touches when trying to enter the passcode
• Reminders could default to times in the past
• Photos widget may not display content
• Weather widget could display the high temperature in Celsius when set to Fahrenheit
• Next-hour precipitation chart description in Weather could incorrectly indicate when precipitation stops
• Voice Memos recordings are interrupted by incoming calls
• The screen could be black during Netflix video playback
• Apple Cash could fail to send or receive money when asked via Siri
• Workout GPS routes or Health data are prevented from syncing between Apple Watch and iPhone for some users
• Audio is incorrectly labeled as “Not Playing” in the CarPlay Dashboard
• Devices could be prevented from charging wirelessly
• Exposure Notification is disabled when restoring iPhone from iCloud Backup or transferring data to a new iPhone using iPhone Migration
The iOS 14.2 is now available for download on the iPhone 6s and later models, as well as on iPod touch 7th generation.