Verizon releases iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 update with new features and improvements

by Ashish

After weeks of beta testing, Apple has finally released the latest iOS and iPadOS 14.4 update to its eligible iPhones and iPad models. Following this, one of the major carriers in the US, Verizon has also rolled out this latest update for its bounded iPhones and iPad models.

iOS 14.4/iPadOS 14.4 new features

The new update brings the support for Apple Fitness+, AirPods Max, photo enhancements, privacy information on App Store, and includes other features and improvements for the iPhones and iPad.

With iOS 14.4, iPhones get the support for ‘Time to Walk’ stories in which you can listen to the inspiring stories from the guests while you workout. This feature will be available for the Apple Watch that is running watchOS 7.3 and subscribed for Apple Fitness+.

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After installing the latest iOS version on your device you can take advantage of the U1 functionality of HomePod Mini for the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models. The U1 chip improves the hands with the visual, audible, and haptic effects while you transfer your songs from iPhones to HomePod Mini. This feature is limited to the HomePod mini devices that come with a U1 chip and will only work with the iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 models.

How to update:

  • Go to Settings
  • General
  • Software Update
  • Then tap on Download and install
  • To continue, review the terms and condition, then tap Agree

Below you can check the changelog for iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 update:

iOS 14.4 changelog:

iOS 14.4 includes the following improvements for your iPhone:

  • Smaller QR codes can be recognized by Camera
  • Option to classify Bluetooth device type in Settings for correct identification of headphones for audio notifications
  • Notifications for when the camera on your iPhone is unable to be verified as a new, genuine
  • Apple camera in iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max

This release also fixes the following issues:

  • Image artifacts could appear in HDR photos taken with iPhone 12 Pro
  • Fitness widget may not display updated Activity data
  • Typing may be delayed and word suggestions may not appear in the keyboard
  • The keyboard may not come up in the correct language in Messages
  • Audio stories from the News app in CarPlay may not resume after being paused for spoken directions or Siri
  • Enabling Switch Control in Accessibility may prevent phone calls from being answered from the Lock Screen

iPadOS 14.4 changelog:

iPadOS 14.4 includes the following improvements for your iPad:

  • Smaller QR codes can be recognized by Camera
  • Option to classify Bluetooth device type in Settings for correct identification of headphones for audio notifications

This release also fixes the following issues:

  • Typing may be delayed and word suggestions may not appear in the keyboard
  • The keyboard may not come up in the correct language in Messages

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