What Are The New iOS 14.5 Features?

By Betty

Apple is making its iOS 14 more stable and smoother by releasing new upgrades from time to time. Recently, the company releases the latest iOS 14.5 developer beta 1 with some worthy features. 

Since iOS 14.5 beta is only available, limited users have got their hands with the latest update. If you are not aware of the new features of iOS 14.5, here we have the full highlight. 

What’s New On iOS 14.5?

Unlock iPhone Wearing Mask

People have been asking how to unlock iPhone while wearing a mask if you have Face ID lock from the last few months. Finally, Apple has added the new feature on iOS 14.5 to unlock iPhone using Apple Watch. 


You can confirm via Apple Watch to unlock your iPhone while wearing a mask. So you don’t have to take off your mask to unlock your device.

5G Support to iPhone 12 Dual SIM

Even since the iPhone 12 series rolled out, people asked for the 5G support to Dual SIM iPhone 12 models as it was only compatible with one SIM. But now Apple has added the 5G support for both SIMs on iPhone 12 models.

Edit Sleep Schedule in Health

Many iOS 14.5 beta testers also noticed the new “Edit Sleep Schedule in Health” button in the Clock app. It will help to manage your sleep time.

Apple Card Sharing 

Apple Card is now compatible to share with your family with the new iOS 14.5 update. Apple Card holder can invite family members to share the card. Every payment from the Apple Card will be accessible by the account holder.

Apple Maps Interface Changes

With the iOS 14.5, Apple also tweaked the interface of Apple Maps guide. It is looking effortless and charming and some images about the location in a short preview the bottom.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Support Added

As the new PS5 and Xbox Series X has been creating a buzz in the gaming industry, Apple has also added the game console controller’s support of these new gaming consoles with iOS 14.5 update. 

Call Emergency Via Siri

Siri was not designed earlier to call for any emergency service. But now, Apple added the support for Siri to call for an emergency. 

Apple Fitness+ with AirPlay 2

If you don’t have Apple Tv, but still want to see some videos from Apple Fitness+, you will be able to do it with AirPlay 2 as Apple added support of AirPlay 2.

Minor Changes in iOS 14.5

  • The Podcast app interface has been tweaked.
  • Minor changes in Type to Siri or reply with Siri.
  • Reminder app will let you sort the list and print the list.
  • New app interface changes for New+ or search tab.

Wrapping Up

Have you tested the new iOS 14.5 beta? If so, then please do not forget to share your feedback with us in the comment box. 

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By Betty
She started her career as a journalist and ended up being a good content writer at consideringapple.com. Since she has journalism quality, she loves to be in trend by collecting and writing on the latest iPhone, iPad, Mac, or other Apple product related stuff on the website. She has little birds everywhere.

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