Apple iOS 14.7: Should you update or not?

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Last Updated on September 3rd, 2021

Apple recently rolled out its new iOS 14.7 update which brings many new security features as well as some handy features to your iPhone. In the previous version of the iOS update, many users faced significant battery drain issues. Now in this latest build, we will guide you on how to download it and what features you will get, you should know everything before upgrading it. 

How to download iOS 14.7

First of all, you should get a prompt in a notification that iOS 14.7 is now available or you can update it manually to do the following :

  1. Open Setting app
  2. Tap to General
  3. Tap to Software Update

Now if an update is available for your phone it will connect to Apple’s server and follow the instructions accordingly.

what devices is compitable of iOS 14.7

This iOS will work on all the devices which already running on iOS 14, These include from iPhone 6 to iPhone 12 along with the iPhone SE and 7th gen iPod touch. These all devices are capable to work on iOS 14.7 update.

Take a look at what new features are included in iOS 14.7 

iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus vs iPhone 5S

MagSafe Battery pack support for the models- iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max

If you have iPhone 12 series smartphone then this iOS build allowed you to support the MagSafe Battery pack support. You have to buy a MagSafe Battery pack to magnetically charge your device.

Now Air quality information is available

Now the iPhone users can able to watch Air quality information and details in the maps and weather app, as of now, this is only available in a few regions as Canada, Netherland, Italy, France in Europe, and S. Korea in Asia.

Manage Timer on HomePod using Home App

Now users can set and manage time on their HomePod using Home App. In a previous version of iOS you have to manage and set the timer using Siri. Now without having ask to Siri you can do it directly through the Home App.

Choose to see only shows or all shows in Podcast Library

You can now choose to see all shows or only shows in Podcast Library which definitely helps you to filter the library of your own choice.

Apple Card family

If you own Apple Card, this new iOS will allow you to combine the credit limit and you can share one Co-Owned account with a user who already has the Apple Card.

Battery drained issue fix

Many apple users reported significant battery drain issues since they updated their OS to 14.6 Now this iOS build says, the battery service message has been removed after the reboot on some iPhone 11 models.

Bug Fixes in iOS 14.7

There are the following Bug fixes and improvements in this update.

Sharing playlist menu option which is a lack in Apple Music.
Unexpectedly stopping Dolby Atmos and Apple music and lossless audio playback.
While composing mail messages it Can show invalid information on Braille  Display.
Some Wi-Fi bugs are also fixed.

Should You update?

You should definitely update your iOS to 14.7, there are plenty of new and handy features like manage timer directly on HomePod, Magsafe Battery pack support, some additional features in the Podcast library as well as the battery drains bug fixes, that will enhance user experience for sure.

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