To see every part that iOS 14.3 has to supply in your iPhone, take a look at the listing under. When we discover new options and adjustments, we’ll be certain to replace this text so that you’ve probably the most full image of what iOS 14.3 can do. Note that iOS 14.3 remains to be in beta proper now however is ready to be launched on Dec. 14.
1. Apple Fitness+
Apple has simply launched Apple Fitness+ as a part of iOS 14.3. The new health subscription service requires an Apple Watch Series 3 or later, and makes use of the brand new Fitness app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV to browse “studio-style” exercises, trainers, and personalized suggestions based mostly on your utilization.
According to Apple, Fitness+ will add new video exercises each week in ten completely different areas: High-Intensity Interval Training, Indoor Cycling, Yoga, Core, Strength, Dance, Rowing, Treadmill Walking, Treadmill Running, and Mindful Cooldown. You’ll additionally discover curated music playlists to assist hold you centered throughout your exercise.
2. Improved Custom Home Screen App Icons
While you might create customized house display screen icons for apps utilizing Shortcuts since iOS 13, issues received lots higher when iOS 14 made it attainable to cover the actual app icons. But a giant issue remained: every time you tapped on a customized app icon, aka bookmark, aka alias, it will open up the Shortcuts app for a millisecond earlier than sending you to the actual app.
That does not occur in iOS 14.3 since you may bounce properly to the actual app now. You will see a banner alert letting you already know it is labored, nevertheless, it occurs when the app opens, not earlier than.
3. Scannable App Clip Codes
App Clips, which are immediate apps that allow you to use an app’s fundamental options like ordering takeout, paying a parking meter, or taking part in an easy recreation, got here out with iOS 14.0. While they had been positively some App Clips floating around on the market, it remained onerous to search out and enter them — even in Safari.
What’s new in iOS 14.3 are Apple-designed App Clip Codes, which are much like QR codes. You can scan them with the Camera app or through the Code Scanner management, which can set off a floating App Clip window. Here, you’ll be able to reap the benefits of no matter app options the builders put in their App Clip, so you’ll be able to order meals, enter the info, or accomplish every other attainable job.
4. AirPods Max Support
Apple pushed out the RC (launch candidate) for iOS 14.3 to builders and beta testers the identical day it introduced its new AirPods Max. The costly over-the-ear headphones present a premium sound expertise for listeners, together with an adaptive EQ based mostly on how the cushions match your ears, Active Noise Cancellation, Transparency mode to hearken to the world around you, and spatial audio with dynamic head monitoring for a simulated however convincing surround-sound expertise.
5. Apple ProRAW for 12 Pro & 12 Pro Max
When you replace your iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max with iOS 14.3, you may lastly have the ability to shoot in Apple ProRAW. This file format is Apple’s model of RAW, which provides you a lot larger flexibility when enhancing your photographs than capturing in common picture mode.
To activate it, go to Settings –> Camera –> Formats, then toggle the “Apple ProRAW” swap on. Then, in the Camera app, you may see a brand new crossed-out “RAW” button in the accessible instruments. Tap that to shoot in RAW. If you had Live Photos energetic, it’d disable it since it might shoot RAW with it on. You also can allow/disable RAW through the hidden menu.
6. Apple ProRAW Editing Support for All iPhones
Just as a result you’ll be able to solely shoot in Apple ProRAW on the 12 Pro fashions does not imply you’ll be able to’t edit ProRAW on different iPhones. All iPhone fashions that may run iOS 14.3 can edit Apple ProRAW. So, for those who shoot one thing in your iPhone 12 Pro, you might nonetheless edit it on an iPhone 6S.
7. Record Video at 25 Fps
In iOS 14.3, you’ve got received one other body fee in your arsenal of capturing speeds. Specifically, it is 25 frames per second for both 1080p HD or 4K decisions. The 25 fps recording pace is for PAL, which stands for Phase Alternating Line, a video format used for tv in many international locations, reminiscent of Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America.
In the U.S., every time you would shoot video footage on your iPhone, it might be in 30 or 60 fps, for probably the most half. That’s as a result of the AC energy grid right here having a frequency of 60 Hz. When capturing video beneath fluorescent or mercury-vapor lighting, every part will look regular.
But for those who journey to a rustic that makes use of a 50 Hz grid, capturing in 30 or 60 Hz beneath these lighting sorts will make the footage flicker because it’s out of sync with the native grid’s frequency. So a few of your trip movies might look bizarre — however not for those who select a brand new 25 fps capturing format.
8. Easier Updates for Third-Party Home Accessories
In iOS 14.3, Apple has laid the groundwork for you to have the ability to replace third-party HomePackage equipment straight in the Home app. You might even see a message saying that you’ve updates accessible, and you’ll replace them unexpectedly or one after the other. Before, you might solely achieve this for Apple merchandise like HomePod and HomePod mini. However, producers want to leap on board, so it might be a while earlier than that is of any use to you.
9. Ecosia’s a Default Search Engine in Safari
Fans of the tree-planting search engine can rejoice since Ecosia has entered into the coveted default search engine membership in Safari. You might beforehand set the Ecosia app as your default internet browser, however in Safari (with an English language set), solely Google, Yahoo, Bing, and DuckDuckGo would present up as search engine choices. Now there is an extra eco-friendly one to select from.
10. Mirrored Selfies on Older iPhones
On iPhone XS and newer, iOS 14 introduced the flexibility to reflect selfies. With iOS 14.3, homeowners of an iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE (1st gen), iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X now get to flip their selfies whichever method they like.
11. Privacy Labels for Apps in App Store
When you take a look at an app in the App Store with iOS 14.3, you may discover a brand new privateness part in the app’s particulars. This part offers you a rundown of the app’s privateness practices straight from the developer, so you may make a greater determination about whether or not to truly obtain the app. Information you may see is the information used to trace you, information linked to you, and information sorts collected.
If you do not see something, do not be stunned. Apple gave builders till Dec. 8 (which simply occurs to be the date that iOS 14.3 RC was launched) earlier than they needed to begin submitting their privateness “nutrition labels” in their App Store updates.
So if the app’s final issued replace was earlier than Dec. 8, you will not see something. You can discover apps with privateness info by tapping in your profile image in the App Store, then trying on the listing of updates accessible. If they had been issued after Dec. 8, they need to present the brand new privateness labels.
12. Enhanced Search in the TV App
There’s an up to date “Search” tab in the TV app that offers you fast entry to Apple TV+ content material in addition to classes and genres reminiscent of Action, Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Independent, Kids & Family, Reality, Romance, Sci-Fi, and Thriller. Previously, you’ll simply see trending films and TV reveals.
13. Recent Searches in Apple TV Search
21. Bug Fixes!
While not essentially “features,” any bug repair is way welcomed. Here are the large issues that Apple lists fixes for in iOS 14.3:
- Some MMS messages are probably not acquired
- Contact teams did not show members when composing a message
- Some movies wouldn’t seem appropriate when shared from the Photos app
- App folders might fail to open
- Spotlight search outcomes and opening apps from Spotlight might not work
- Bluetooth might be unavailable in Settings
- MagSafe Duo Charger might wirelessly cost your iPhone lower than the utmost energy
- Wireless equipment and peripherals utilizing the WAC protocol might fail to finish the setup
- The keyboard would dismiss when including a listing in Reminders whereas utilizing VoiceOver