Apple releases iOS 14.3 with new features for iPhone and iPod touch and iPad OS 14.3 for iPad. The new update includes supports for Apple Fitness+, Air Pod Max, Privacy reports updates, Bug fixes, and security enhancements. Here, now iOS 14.3 can be downloaded for users who have been waiting for it.
With this, Apple released iOS 12.5 for an older model iPhone and iPad that do not support the latest iOS release.
Concurrently, macOS Big Sur 11.1 was also released to the public with security update 2020-007 for macOS Catalina and Mojave, tvOS 14.3 for Apple TV, and WatchOS 7.2 for Apple Watch.
How to Download & Update iOS 14.3 & iPadOS 14.3
A simple and easy way to update your iOS is through the Settings of your iPhone or iPad.
- Go to Settings App
- Tap General, and go to Software Update
- Then, tap Download and Install
Another way to install the update is you can install the software update through iTunes. Users also can use the IPSW file to update manually. The latest iOS 14.3 available to download for your iOS device from ipsw.me.
Here are the iOS 14.3 Features and Release notes:
Apple Fitness+ - A new fitness experience powered by Apple Watch with studio-style workouts available on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV (Apple Watch Series 3 and later) - New Fitness app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV to browse Fitness+ workouts, trainers, and personalized recommendations - Video workouts added each week in ten popular workout types: High-Intensity Interval Training, Indoor Cycling, Yoga, Core, Strength, Dance, Rowing, Treadmill Walking, Treadmill Running, and Mindful Cooldown - Playlists curated by Fitness+ trainers to complement your workout - Fitness+ subscription available in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and the United States AirPods Max - Support for AirPods Max, new over-ear headphones - High fidelity audio for rich sound - Adaptive EQ adapts sound in real-time to the personal fit of ear cushions - Active Noise Cancellation to block out environmental noise - Transparency mode to hear the environment around you - Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking for a theater-like listening experience Photos - Apple ProRAW photos can be captured on iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max - Apple ProRAW photos can be edited in the Photos app - Option to record video at 25 fps - Mirror the front-facing camera for still photos on iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X Privacy - New privacy information section on App Store pages that includes a developer-reported summary of the app’s privacy practices TV app - An all-new Apple TV+ tab makes it easy to discover and watch Apple Original shows and movies - Enhanced search so you can browse by category such as genre, and see recent searches and suggestions as you type - Top search results are shown with the most relevant matches across movies, TV shows, cast, channels, and sports App Clips - Support for launching App Clips by scanning Apple-designed App Clip Codes via Camera or from Control Center Health - Ability to indicate pregnancy, lactation, or contraceptive use in Cycle Tracking in the Health app in order to better manage period and fertile window predictions Weather - Air quality data is now available in Weather, Maps, and Siri for locations in China mainland - Air quality health recommendations are provided in Weather and Siri for the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, India, and Mexico at certain air quality levels - Air quality data in Weather, Maps, and Siri reflects updated national scales for Germany and Mexico Safari - Ecosia search engine option in Safari This release also addresses the following issues: - Some MMS messages may not be received - Contact groups failed to display members when composing a message - Some videos would not appear correctly when shared from the Photos app - App folders may fail to open - Spotlight search results and opening apps from Spotlight may not work - Bluetooth could be unavailable in Settings - MagSafe Duo Charger could wirelessly charge your iPhone at less than the maximum power - Wireless accessories and peripherals using the WAC protocol could fail to complete the setup - The keyboard would dismiss when adding a list in Reminders while using VoiceOver
Some features may not be available for all regions or on all Apple devices. For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222