Now, unlock your Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 12 with face mask on! Is yours on list? Check now | Mobile News

Now, unlock your Apple iPhone 13, iPhone 12 with face mask on! Is yours on list? Check now

In a big relief, Apple iPhone owners can unlock their handset with face mask on as the company has released an iOS update. 

By:PTI
| Updated on: Mar 15 2022, 15:41 IST
iOS 15.4 update allow users to unlock their device with face mask on.
iOS 15.4 update allow users to unlock their device with face mask on. (Unsplash)

In a big relief, Apple iPhone owners can unlock their handset with face mask on as the company has released an iOS update. However, they will first have to update their iPhone. Yes, Apple has released a software update that enables iPhone users to unlock their devices while having face masks on. However, the update is not for all iPhones out there.

The new update, iOS 15.4, released on Monday also includes a host of other features for existing iPhones. In a statement, Apple said the new feature allowing users to unlock their iPhones using Face ID while having masks on is exclusive to iOS 15.4 ‌‌and only available on iPhone 12‌‌, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. Notably, older iPhone variants are not on the list. 

You may be interested in

4% OFF
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max 1TB
  • Black Titanium
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1 TB Storage
9% OFF
Apple iPhone 15 256GB
  • Black
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
9% OFF
Apple iPhone 15 Plus 256GB
  • Black
  • 6 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
18% OFF
Apple iPhone 12
  • Black
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 64 GB Storage

Once the device is updated, users will see the option to use Face ID with a mask on the welcome screen, the statement said.

Also read
Looking for a smartphone? To check mobile finder click here.

Other improvements in the update include safety messages during AirTag setup, a new Siri voice and the ability to answer questions about time and date while offline.

Tap to pay on iPhone, a service that allows users to accept credit cards through Apple Pay; Universal Control, a feature that allows users to drag and drop files between an iPad and a Mac; the ability to scan text directly into a file in the Notes app; and additional SharePlay integration to allow users to quickly share songs and other content over FaceTime are other features included in the update. 

Catch all the Latest Tech News, Mobile News, Laptop News, Gaming news, Wearables News , How To News, also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 15 Mar, 15:41 IST
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS