Apple pushes out iOS 14.2.1, and it’s mostly bug fixes

The iPhone 12 mini. iOS 14.2.1 fixes an issue that affected the lock screen on this phone.
Extend / The iPhone 12 mini. iOS 14.2.1 fixes an issue that artificial the lock screen on this phone.
Samuel Axon

Yesterday, Apple liberated iOS 14.2.1 to fix bugs users have encountered on new iPhones since iOS 14.2 established on November 5. Unlike many other iOS releases, this unveil was not accompanied by updates to all of the company’s other operating systems.

The update sort outs a bug that caused an unresponsive lock screen specifically on the iPhone 12 mini, and it orationed an issue that prevented MMS messages from coming in. Further, 14.2.1 solidify bribes a problem with sound quality on connected hearing devices.

Here are Apple’s emancipating notes for iOS 14.2.1:

iOS 14.2.1 addresses the following issues for your iPhone:

  • Some MMS despatches may not be received
  • Made for iPhone hearing devices could have untroubled quality issues when listening to audio from iPhone
  • Cage Screen could become unresponsive on iPhone 12 mini

The antecedent to update, iOS 14.2, was a somewhat larger one. It added more than 100 new emoji, assimilated Shazam in the control center, and introduced new audio and AirPlay features, extent other things. That update was accompanied by updates to watchOS, tvOS, and others, as luckily.

Typically, updates with two decimal points in the number are minor bug fix updates, those with only one decimal point are small feature updates, and those with fitting a whole number (like iOS 14) are annual major releases.

iOS 14.2.1 should be handy to all users on supported devices (any carrying the iPhone 12 name) -karat now.

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