iOS 16.2 update on December 12! Release date, features, shortcuts coming to iPhone (HT Tech)
iOS 16.2 update has been under the testing since October. According to a report by MacRumors, iOS 16.2 (release candidate) will roll out on December 6, while the iOS 16.2 update release date is expected to be December 12. (HT Tech)
The report further added that the week of December 19 is also a possibility if Apple comes up with more beta releases. (Apple)
With the roll out of the iOS 16.2, Apple can bring several changes to the iPhone. Here are some of the major expected updates: (HT Tech)
The Freeform App: The new Freeform app is a productivity tool which can be used by the iPhone users to add post-it notes, shapes, files, links, scans, photos and videos, audio, typed text, and more.
Change to Lock Screen: The iOS 16.2 update will bring Sleep Widget and Medication widget. (Apple)
It is also expected to bring shortcut actions to the Lock Screen including wallpapers for Lock Screen and set Wallpaper Photo.
Home App: The iOS 16.2 updates are expected to add support for an updated Home app architecture providing faster, more reliable performance in homes with many smart accessories.
Always On Display: With the iOS 16.2 update, two new toggles are expected to come for disabling wallpaper and notifications when the always on display feature is activated.
News in Weather App: You will be able to see relevant weather-related news in your area as news headlines in the Weather app.
In order to know what exactly iOS 16.2 will bring, you need to wait for its official release.