Apple unveils iOS 14.5 beta 2 updates introduces 217 new emojis, swipe gesture for Apple Music and more
iOS 14.5 beta 2 updates
Apple unveils iOS 14.5 beta 2 updates will include 217 new emojis. The new set of emojis includes a new pandemic-related emojis that will go live, as well as a heart of fire, healing heart, people with beards, and a headphones emoji that looks like the news AirPods Max. iOS 14.5 is currently in beta and will be available to the public in the next few days.
Want to know how the latest iOS update will change your iPhone? The date isn't set in stone yet but many are speculating it is soon to come as Apple reveals some of the changes to be made with the new operating system.
This will include changes to emojis with up to 217 new animated options skin tone variations for couples kissing and couples with heart, which can be customized for gender-neutral, two men, two women, and woman and man couples. There are also new emojis for the heart on fire, heart mending, a woman with a beard, a person with a beard, face exhaling, face in clouds, and face with spiral eyes.
iOS 14.5 beta 2 new features
These are the iOS 14.5 beta 2 new features;
- Unlocking your phone with Face ID whilst wearing a mask (but you need your watch to do so)
- Apple Fitness streaming support to now does not need the Apple
- TV but can AirPlay onto supported TVs
- Ask Siri to set Spotify as your default music player App data tracking opt-outs
- PS5 and Xbox Series X controller support for Apple Arcade
- Reporting speed checks, incidents, etc.. on Apple Maps.
If you are on the Apple Developer Program, the iOS 14.5 beta 2 is available via software updates.