Apple released iPadOS 14.2 with the fourth public beta of iOS 14.2 and new emoji and Shazam Control Center options


Apple today gave the fourth public beta of the upcoming iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 update to its Public Beta Testing Group, one week after providing the fourth betas to developers, a week after releasing the third bets.


Public beta testers who have signed up for Apple’s beta testing program can download the iOS and iPadOS 14.2 update after installing the appropriate certificate from the public beta website on the iOS device.
Apple is adding new emoji 13 emoji characters on iOS and iPadOS 14.2, including tear, ninja, snooty fingers, physical heart, black cat, giant, polar bear, dodo, fly, bell peppers, tamarind, bubble tea with smiling options Are included. , With a complete list available here, plant, piñata, rider, stick, wings, hut, and more.


iOS 14.2 introduces a new music recognition control for Control Center, deepening the integration of the Apple-owned Shazam app into the iOS operating system. Music recognition allows you to play music around you and even when wearing AirPods, it can play music in apps.

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The Shazam Music Recognition feature can be added to the Control Center through the Control Center options in the Settings app. To use the feature, open Control Center and then tap on the Shazam icon to initiate a single validation.


Control Center brings a redesigned new playing widget to list recently played albums that you want to listen to when you have no music. There is also a new design for AirPlay, making it easy to play music on multiple redAirPlay-2-enabled devices at home.

For those with low vision, Apple has added a “People Detection” feature to the Magnifier app that uses the camera to tell iPhone users how far away others are, which is useful for social distancing purposes. It is possible.


For Apple Card users, the iOS 14.2 update adds an annual spending history option, so usersApple Cardh holders can see how much they have spent in the current calendar year and how much daily cash they have earned. Prior to iOS 14.2, ‌ Apple cards were offered to spend activity information in weekly or monthly summaries.


As for the small but interesting tweak, iOS 14.2 brings a new icon to the Apple Watch app, with the watch now being one of Apple’s new Solo Loop bands.


A fourth beta released yesterday for developers confirmed that the update has several new wallpapers, which work in both light and dark modes.


For information on all the new features introduced with the initial iOS 14 update, be sure to check out our iOS 14 roundup.

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