Apple released iOS 14.2 GM, which fixes the "new iOS update" alert and other issues.

Apple will release iOS 14.2 GM to developer beta testers and public beta testers today. It is worth noting that today's new iOS 14.2 GM should fix the wrong "new iOS update. Please update from the iOS 14 beta" notification, which many users are now seeing.  iOS 14.2 GM is now being launched and can be found in the "Settings" app. Considering that many users have not seen the update notice in the past 24 hours, this Beta version's release is particularly eye-catching. This is not the first time such an error has occurred. Something similar happened during the iOS 12 beta in 2018. Essentially, Apple hard-coded the expiration of the iOS beta into the springboard. After the date has passed, the springboard will automatically repeat the pop-up warning until the update is installed.  Elsewhere, iOS 14.2 brings improved playing controls to the lock screen, and at the same time, redesigned AirPlay 2 controls in the Control Center. Another new change in iOS 14.2 is the new Shazam switch added to the Control Center.  To add the new Shazam music recognition switch to Control Center, first make sure you are running the developer beta of iOS 14.2, which was launched today. Then, open the "Settings" app, select "Control Center," and look for Shazam under the "More Controls" heading. Then you can add the Shazam toggle switch and rearrange it as needed.  iOS 14.2 has made the following improvements to your iPhone: More than 100 new emojis, including animals, food, faces, household items, musical instruments, emojis are containing gender, etc. Eight new wallpapers, including light and dark mode versions The magnifying glass can detect people nearby and use the LiDAR sensor included in the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Report their distance Support iPhone 12 leather case with MagSafe Battery charging optimized for AirPods can slow down the battery aging speed by reducing the time it takes AirPods to charge fully. Headphone audio level notification to alert you when audio levels may affect your hearing New AirPlay controls can play entertainment throughout the family. Intercom support for HomePod and HomePod mini using iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods and CarPlay Ability to connect HomePod to Apple TV 4K for stereo, surround sound, and Dolby Atmos audio Can provide statistical information about exposure notifications to participating public health agencies without identifying you This version also resolves the following issues: The app may malfunction in the dock on the home screen. The camera's viewfinder may appear black when activated. When trying to enter a password, the keyboard on the locked screen may lose touch. The reminder may default to the past time. The photo widget may not display content. When set to Fahrenheit, the weather widget may display a high temperature in Celsius. The precipitation chart description for the next hour in the weather may incorrectly indicate when to stop precipitation. The recording of the voice memo was interrupted by a call. The screen may be black during Netflix video playback. When asked via Siri, Apple Cash may not be able to send or receive money. The Apple Watch app may close unexpectedly when opened. Some users cannot use exercise GPS route or health data to sync between Apple Watch and iPhone. Audio is incorrectly marked as "not playing"? ??? In the CarPlay dashboard Can prevent devices from wireless charging Disable "Exposure Notification" when restoring iPhone from iCloud backup or transferring data to a new iPhone using iPhone Migration

Apple will release iOS 14.2 GM to developer beta testers and public beta testers today. It is worth noting that today's new iOS 14.2 GM should fix the wrong "new iOS update. Please update from the iOS 14 beta" notification, which many users are now seeing.

iOS 14.2 GM is now being launched and can be found in the "Settings" app. Considering that many users have not seen the update notice in the past 24 hours, this Beta version's release is particularly eye-catching.


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This is not the first time such an error has occurred. Something similar happened during the iOS 12 beta in 2018. Essentially, Apple hard-coded the expiration of the iOS beta into the springboard. After the date has passed, the springboard will automatically repeat the pop-up warning until the update is installed.

Elsewhere, iOS 14.2 brings improved playing controls to the lock screen, and at the same time, redesigned AirPlay 2 controls in the Control Center. Another new change in iOS 14.2 is the new Shazam switch added to the Control Center.

To add the new Shazam music recognition switch to Control Center, first make sure you are running the developer beta of iOS 14.2, which was launched today. Then, open the "Settings" app, select "Control Center," and look for Shazam under the "More Controls" heading. Then you can add the Shazam toggle switch and rearrange it as needed.

iOS 14.2 has made the following improvements to your iPhone:

  • More than 100 new emojis, including animals, food, faces, household items, musical instruments, emojis are containing gender, etc.
  • Eight new wallpapers, including light and dark mode versions
  • The magnifying glass can detect people nearby and use the LiDAR sensor included in the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.
  • Report their distance
  • Support iPhone 12 leather case with MagSafe
  • Battery charging optimized for AirPods can slow down the battery aging speed by reducing the time it takes AirPods to charge fully.
  • Headphone audio level notification to alert you when audio levels may affect your hearing
  • New AirPlay controls can play entertainment throughout the family.
  • Intercom support for HomePod and HomePod mini using iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods and CarPlay
  • Ability to connect HomePod to Apple TV 4K for stereo, surround sound, and Dolby Atmos audio
  • Can provide statistical information about exposure notifications to participating public health agencies without identifying you

This version also resolves the following issues:

  • The app may malfunction in the dock on the home screen.
  • The camera's viewfinder may appear black when activated.
  • When trying to enter a password, the keyboard on the locked screen may lose touch.
  • The reminder may default to the past time.
  • The photo widget may not display content.
  • When set to Fahrenheit, the weather widget may display a high temperature in Celsius.
  • The precipitation chart description for the next hour in the weather may incorrectly indicate when to stop precipitation.
  • The recording of the voice memo was interrupted by a call.
  • The screen may be black during Netflix video playback.
  • When asked via Siri, Apple Cash may not be able to send or receive money.
  • The Apple Watch app may close unexpectedly when opened.
  • Some users cannot use exercise GPS route or health data to sync between Apple Watch and iPhone.
  • Audio is incorrectly marked as "not playing"? ??? In the CarPlay dashboard
  • Can prevent devices from wireless charging
  • Disable "Exposure Notification" when restoring iPhone from iCloud backup or transferring data to a new iPhone using iPhone Migration

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