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Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 14.6 With Podcast Subscription Support and More

May 24, 2021

Apple has just released iOS and iPadOS 14.6 to the public. You can download the software now by going to Settings > General > Software Update on an iPhone or iPad.

Here are the complete release notes:

Apple Card Family
– ‌Apple Card‌ can be shared with up to five people, including anyone 13 years or older in your Family Sharing group
– ‌Apple Card‌ Family adds support for families to track expenses, manage spending with optional limits and controls, and build credit together

– Subscription support for channels and individual shows

AirTag and Find My
– Lost mode option to add an email address instead of a phone number for AirTag and Find My network accessories
– AirTag will show the partially masked phone number of the owner when tapped with an NFC-capable device

– Voice Control users can unlock their ‌iPhone‌ for the first time after a restart using only their voice

This release also fixes the following issues:
– Unlock with Apple Watch may not work after using Lock ‌iPhone‌ on Apple Watch
– Reminders may appear as blank lines
– Call blocking extensions may not appear in Settings
– Bluetooth devices could sometimes disconnect or send audio to a different device during an active call
– ‌iPhone‌ may experience reduced performance during startup

The final version of iOS/iPadOS 14, version 14.7, is currently in beta testing. We should see the next generation of Apple software, including iOS/iPadOS 15, at WWDC on June 7.