The iPhone manufacturer has launched iOS 14.2.1 update. This new update comes with several bug fixes as well as enhancements. Apple launches this latest update exclusively for the newly released iPhone 12 series.
The biggest and most important bug fix that this update comes with is the unresponsive lock screen problem on the iPhone 12 mini. Moreover, the updates come with many other bug fixes for iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Apple has launched this new update just after the company has begun selling the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max in the worldwide markets. To get the new iOS 14.2.1 update, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings and open the ‘General’ menu.
- Then, tap on the ‘Software Update’ option and wait for the smartphone to search for an update.
- Afterward, you will see the new update.
- To get the new iOS 14.2.1 update, tap on the ‘Download and Install’ option.
Here the important this you should keep in mind while getting this new update is your iPhone must have a battery percentage of above 50 percent and that your iPhone is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network.
According to patch notes for iOS 14.2.1 update, it comes with a fix for the unresponsive lock screen problem of the iPhone 12 mini. In addition to this, it comes with a fix for a problem where some MMS messages are declining to reach the receivers.
Moreover, the new iOS 14.2.1 update carries a fix for sound quality problems on Made for iPhone (MFi) hearing devices at the time of listening to audio from an iPhone.
According to the company, with the new iOS 14.2.1 update, users are being assured of installing software updates for third-party HomeKit accessories undeviatingly in the Home app, instead of utilizing the producer’s app to install software updates.
Furthermore, there is a brand-new search engine available for users with iOS 14.3 beta because it adds the capability to fix Ecosia as the default search engine. To achieve this, users have to go to the Settings app, select Safari, and select Search Engine.
And from there, users will be able to set Ecosia as a current default search engine. However, iOS 14.3 beta is accessible for several smartphones, such as iPhone 11 series, iPhone X and XS, iPhone 12 series, besides iPhones coming down to the iPhone 6s and the iPhone SE.