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iOS 14.5 allows you to open via Apple Watch

iOS 14.5 allows you to open via Apple Watch

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With iOS 14.5, Apple brings a solution to avoid problems with the front mask of the face when opening using face recognition. However, for this you need an Apple Watch.

Owners of many iPhones have been facing a problem for months: once they get to where the mask is needed, they usually can’t use the most convenient Face ID facial recognition. Instead, you should use your pin. With the upcoming update for iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.3 Apple His desktop system on the iPhone is a trick of the MacOS, making the regular back entry obsolete when wearing a mask.

iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.3: Open the iPhone via Apple Watch

With the iPhone X, Apple introduced its 3D face recognition and has been using it almost continuously ever since – the iPhone SE (2020) exception – on its smartphones. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Apple has now released iOS 14.4, and the iPhone company is offering the first beta version of iOS 14.5. It may take a few weeks before it becomes available to the public, but iPhone owners may look forward to the new feature functionality, which requires WatchOS 7.3, which is also in development.

The new unlock functionality of the iPhone with the Apple Watch works just like the Mac: if you have the “Unlock with Apple Watch” feature Settings Under Face ID and code Enabled on the iPhone, the device recognizes that you are wearing a mask and only need to raise the clock to open your iPhone with Face ID. You will feel slight vibrations on your wrist, just like on a Mac, which indicates that the unlocking process was successful. Of course, the clock needs to be close to the iPhone and the clock is unlocked.

IOS 14.5 with more innovations

In addition to the practical unlock functionality, Apple has integrated other innovations into iOS 14.5. So bring the update out loud 9to5 Mac Minor redesign and revised interface of the podcast application when writing with Sri. You can also ask Sri to call your emergency contacts in the future.

Apple expands support for game controllers on iOS and iPadOS: may use the latest Xbox and PlayStation controllers in the future. IOS 14.5 5G also offers global dual SIM support. Welcome change for iPad owners: The boot screen will display in the correct position when using the keyboard in natural mode.

Finally, not least, Apple is expanding its data security requirements: in the future, developers will need to get user permission before tracking their data. In Settings, you can see which apps you have allowed for tracking and can revoke them if needed.

When iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.3 will appear is still uncertain. Expect a release soon in six weeks. Apple may take more time to release new OS versions as part of its traditional spring event, which previously took place in March.

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