Here is everything you should know about the apple’s latest iOS 12.4 and Watch OS 5.3 update. New features of iOS 12 and Watch OS 5.3, release date and much more.
The recent special event hosted by Apple in march 2019 at Cupertino, California. The tech giant has unveiled many new creations such as apple card, apple TV+, apple arcade, apple news+ and much more.
After that, last month at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) 2019, Apple has made some major announcements such as apple’s new mac pro, macOS Catalina, watchOS 6.0 and iOS 13 are expected to be around the corner. But that did not stop Apple from releasing updates for its operating systems.
So now, the tech behemoth released watchOS 5.3, iOS 12.4 and other updates for most of its devices on Monday. Notably, the updates released on Monday have added useful enhancements as well as security fixes for major devices.
What are the New Apple iOS 12 Features?
The new Apple iOS 12 Upgrade introduced a new feature that allows users to wirelessly and directly transfer data from one iPhone to another in the initial setup. This implies that the iOS simplifies the process for migrating from an old to new Apple iPhone by moving all old data.
The new Apple iOS 12 has improved the migration process so that iPhone users can now transfer even their passwords. Earlier, security and privacy concerns had made Apple hesitant to save passwords on iCloud backups.
The Apple iOS Update also introduced additional enhancements to Apple News+. An Apple iPhone user will now be able to directly get downloaded issues in the My Magazine section whether online or offline. Besides, the Apple News+ feed will also include all publications in Apple News+ plus newspapers.
The iOS 12.4 updates further enable Apple smartphone users to easily clear the previously downloaded magazines by clicking History > Clear > Clear All in the app.
New features Introduced by Apple WatchOS 5.3
In addition to the iOS 12.4 update, the seventh watch OS, watchOS 5.3, was also released. This update does not introduce major new features. However, it restores that Walkie-Talkie app when the Apple Watch is updated. The Walkie-Talkie app had been disabled after a security flaw that could allow people to spy was discovered.
The watchOS 5.3 update further activates ECG support together with irregular heart rhythm warnings for Singapore and Canada users. Note that this feature is only available in Apple Watch 4 series. By now, the ECG feature is available in more than 25 countries.
The Apple iOS and Apple WatchOS 5 updates are demonstrations of Apple’s innovative and progressive improvement culture. Note that these updates could be the final operating systems before Apple jumps to Apple iOS 13 and watchOS 6.0. Other updates released on Monday together with Apple iOS Update include MacOS 10.14.6 and tvOS 12.4.